Yeah sooo the bad news is Joanne Calderwood is injured & out of the fight ? buuuut I’m still fighting & against another tough Aussie Jessica Rose Clarke ? Co-main event ??vs?? #ufc #ufcsydney #rowdybec #flyweight pic.twitter.com/5gluI6MItE
— Bec Rawlings (@RowdyBec) November 8, 2017
Bec Rawlings went ahead and announced her new opponent for UFC Fight Night 121, as she’ll meet Jessica Rose-Clark after an injury knocked Joanne Calderwood out.
The card takes place November 18 from the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia. Fabricio Werdum faces Marcin Tybura in the main event on FOX Sports 1.
Rawlings (7-6) has gone 2-3 over her five-fight UFC stint, including back-to-back losses to Paige VanZant and Tecia Torres.
Clark is 7-4 in her career and will be making her Octagon debut. She was set to fight Vanessa Porto at Invicta FC 26 in December.
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)
Heavyweight: Fabricio Werdum vs. Marcin Tybura
Female Flyweight: Jessy Rose-Clark vs. Bec Rawlings
Welterweight: Belal Muhammad vs. Tim Means
Middleweight: Dan Kelly vs. Elias Theodorou
Featherweight: Alex Volkanovski vs. TBA
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)
Flyweight: Ryan Benoit vs. Askhan Mokhtarian
Lightweight: Will Brooks vs. Nik Lentz
Heavyweight: Anthony Hamilton vs. Adam Wieczorek
Lightweight: Damien Brown vs. Frank Camacho
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)
Strawweight: Alex Chambers vs. Nadia Kassem
Flyweight: Jenel Lausa vs. Eric Shelton