A timely tweet delivers news of two mouthwatering UFC 205 fights 5 years ago

A timely tweet delivers news of two mouthwatering UFC 205 fights

Earlier today, we reported that Joanna Jędrzejczyk was set for a title bout with Polish compatriot Karolina Kowalkiewicz. That fight has now been confirmed and, of course, the UFC straw-weight title is on the line.

The champion will take on the No.2 contender with her perfect MMA record set to be tested by a fighter on the rise.

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UFC 205 will play host to its second title fight - the first being Tyron Woodley vs Stephen Thompson - as well as the return of deposed bantamweight champion Miesha Tate.

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Cupcake beat Holly Holm for the strap but lost it to Amanda Nunés at UFC 200. Raquel Pennington is ranked No.8 in the bantamweight division but is on a three-fight winning streak since losing to Holm at UFC 184.

Given the issues and disputes concerning UFC 205 over the past week - Al Iaquinta and Eddie Alvarez looked to have missed out while Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero is still up in the air - the promotion will be delighted to have two solid female bouts on the card.

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