Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s first title defense will come this June, as she defends her female strawweight title against Jessica Penne.
Officials announced the bout for the main event of UFC Fight Night 69 after an injury knocked Alexander Gustafsson out. Gustafsson was set to face Glover Teixeira on June 20 from the O2 World Berlin.
Jedrzejczyk (9-0) claimed the title with a TKO victory over Carla Esparza to improve to 3-0 with the UFC. Penne (12-2) is on a two-fight win streak herself and was a contender on The Ultimate Fighter.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Female Strawweight Championship
Joanna Jedrzejczyk (c) vs. Jessica Penne
Lightweight: Alan Patrick vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Featherweight: Niklas Backstrom vs. Noad Lahat
Featherweight: Dennis Siver vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri
Lightweight: Lukasz Sajewski vs. Nick Hein
Middleweight: Scott Askham vs. Antonio dos Santos
Featherweight: Alan Omer vs. Mike Wikinson
Light Heavyweight: Nikita Krylov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Lightweight: Piotr Hallmann vs. Magomed Mustafaev
Lightweight: Makwan Amirkhani vs. Masio Fullen
Middleweight: Derek Brunson vs. Krzysztof Jotko
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