The fight is finally on!
A women’s featherweight bout between former Invicta FC featherweight champion and current Invicta FC featherweight champion is official for UFC 214.
Last week MMAFighting reported that Anderson was set to defend her title against Helena Kolesnyk in the main event of Invicta FC 24, however, the UFC has now booked Anderson for this event. MMA-Today reported the news.
UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2 be held on July 29, 2017, at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Since signing with the UFC, Cyborg has fought twice, both times at 140lbs. In her debut, she earned a first-round TKO over Leslie Smith
at UFC 198 before earning a second-round TKO over Lina Länsberg at UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg.
Following two performance of the night bonus wins over Amanda Bell and Peggy Morgan, Anderson defeated Charmaine Tweet
via second round TKO at Invicta FC 21 to win the featherweight title.
With this announcement, UFC 214 now looks like this:
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Jon Jones
Doo Ho Choi vs. Andre Fili
Ricardo Lamas vs. Jason Knight
Aljamain Sterling vs. Renan Barão
Kailin Curran vs. Alexandra Albu
Josh Burkman vs. Drew Dober
Dimitri Smoliakov vs. Adam Wieczorek
Eric Shelton vs. Jarred Brooks
Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir
Sage Northcutt vs. Claudio Puelles
Brian Ortega vs. Renato Moicano
Sara McMann vs. Ketlen Vieira
Cristiane Justino vs. Megan Anderson