referring to A huge strawweight matchup has been added to UFC 212 as Claudia Gadelha is set to meet Karolina Kowalkiewicz on June 3 in Brazil.
If she wants a third shot at the champion, Gadelha has a great chance to make a statement against the No.
Kowalkiewicz will travel into enemy territory for her next fight as she faces Gadelha on her home soil in Brazil.
Kowalkiewicz enters the bout with Gadelha fresh off her own unanimous decision loss to Jedrzejczyk this past November at UFC 205.
pic.twitter.com/21iieA9BvQ — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) February 27, 2017Gadelha returns to action while seeking another shot at the strawweight title after coming up short against champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk last July.
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Claudia Gadelha-Karolina Kowalkiewicz showdown added to UFC 212 in June
A bout between highly ranked strawweights Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz has been added to UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro.
Claudia Gadelha, left, will be the hometown favorite when she takes on Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro on June 3.
A men’s featherweight title unification bout between Jose Aldo (26-2) and Max Holloway (17-3) currently is slated to headline the UFC 212 pay-per-view.
Al Powers for ESPNGadelha (14-2) challenged Joanna Jedrzejczyk for the UFC title last summer.
Kowalkiewicz (10-1) also fought Jedrzejczyk for the title in 2016, losing at UFC 205 on Nov. 12 in New York.
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Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz added to UFC 212 in Brazil
The latest UFC 212 card now includes:Champ Jose Aldo vs. interim champ Max Holloway – featherweight title unification boutClaudia Gadelha vs. Karolina KowalkiewiczFor more on UFC 212, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.
The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass, though the fight card and bout order haven’t been finalized.
Two top strawweight contenders will meet at UFC 212 in June.
Officials today announced Claudia Gadelha (14-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC), who’s No.
4 Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) at the summer event (via Twitter):What a fight!
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