Jessica Andrade Gets Nod as Joanna Champ’s Next Challenger at UFC 211

Dallas will host not one, but two UFC title fights on May 13th. Headlining UFC 211 will be Miocic vs. dos Santos for the heavyweight belt, and we found out today the co-main will be a fight for the women’s strawweight title.

Per MMAfighting:

Jedrzejczyk (13-0) started her run as UFC champion with a win over Carla Esparza in 2015, and stopped Jessica Penne to defend her belt three months later. After back-to-back knockout victories, the Polish talent scored decision wins over Valerie Letourneau, Claudia Gadelhaand Karolina Kowalkiewicz.

Andrade (16-5) earned a shot at the UFC belt after an impressive 3-0 run as a strawweight inside the Octagon, finishing Jessica Penne and Joanne Calderwood before a “Fight of the Night” win over Invicta FC champion Angela Hill earlier this month.

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