England's first female representative in the UFC will fight in front of a friendly crowd, as Rosi Sexton (13-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) meets Brazilian Jessica Andrade (9-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at October's UFC Fight Night 30 event in Manchester, England.
Sexton today announced the matchup on Twitter.
"It's official!" Sexton wrote. "First women's UFC fight in UK - me vs @JessicaMMApro; & first time in my career fighting in my home town!"The latest UFC Fight Night 30 card now includes:
Michael Bisping vs. Mark Munoz
Melvin Guillard vs. Ross Pearson
Phil Harris vs. John Lineker
Ryan Jimmo vs. Jimi Manuwa
Jimy Hettes vs. Mike Wilkinson
Luke Barnatt vs. Andrew Craig
Anthony Njokuani vs. Paul Taylor
Alessio Sakara vs. Tom Watson
Michael Kuiper vs. Brad Scott
Jessica Andrade vs. Rosi Sexton