A women’s strawweight bout has been added to the upcoming UFC 211 fight card as Jessica Aguilar vs. Cortney Casey are set to meet at the event.
UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 will be held on May 13, 2017 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
The event will be the fourth that the UFC has hosted in Dallas, following UFC 185 in March 2015, UFC 171 in March 2014, and UFC 103 in September 2009.
A UFC Heavyweight Championship bout between current champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior dos Santos will feature as the main event.
Aguilar (19-5 MMA), the former WSOF women’s strawweight champion recently made her UFC debut against former title challenger Cláudia Gadelha where she would lose a unanimous decision at UFC 190.
Casey (6-4 MMA) had a two-fight winning streak snapped, also by Cláudia Gadelha, this time at UFC Fight Night 100: Bader vs. Nogueira 2. Casey defeated Randa Markos and Cristina Stanciu prior to the loss.
With this fight addition, UFC 211 now looks like this:
Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Junior dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight title
Joanna Jędrzejczyk (c) vs. Jéssica Andrade for the UFC women’s strawweight title
Frankie Edgar vs. Yair Rodríguez
Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal
Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis
Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier
Chas Skelly vs. Jason Knight
Krzysztof Jotko vs. David Branch
Marco Polo Reyes vs. James Vick
Featherweight Gabriel Benítez vs. Enrique Barzola
Jarjis Danho vs. Dmitry Poberezhets
Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Joachim Christensen
Jessica Aguilar vs Cortney Casey
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