Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Michelle Waterson to Headline UFC Fight Night on Oct. 12

Photo Credit: Esther Lin/MMA FIGHTING

Photo Credit: Esther Lin/MMA FIGHTING

A showdown between strawweight contenders is in the works to main event UFC Fight Night on October 12, as former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will take on Michelle Waterson. The venue for the event is not yet known.

Jedrzejczyk (15-3) is coming off of a unanimous decision loss to current flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 231 last December. She holds notable Octagon wins over the likes of Claudia Gadelha (x2), Carla Esparza, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, Tecia Torres, and reigning strawweight queen Jessica Andrade.

Waterson (17-6) is riding a three-fight win streak, most recently defeating Karolina Kowalkiewicz by unanimous decision in March. “The Karate Hottie” is a former Invicta atomweight champion that also holds notable Octagon victories over Paige VanZant and Felice Herrig.