To show the importance of the upcoming Karolina Kowalkiewicz-Randa Markos bout set for UFC on FOX 17, the strawweight fight will kickoff the FOX main card.
Officials announced the complete lineup recently, as Donald Cerrone challenges Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title in the main event.
The other two FOX-televised main cards will pit Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem and Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz.
All of the action takes place December 19 from the Amway Center in Orlando. Fights start on UFC Fight Pass at 3:30 p.m. ET before shifting over to FOX at 6 p.m. ET for the remainder of the card.
Below is the complete lineup:
MAIN CARD (FOX/8 p.m. ET)
UFC Lightweight Championship
Rafael dos Anjos (c) vs. Donald Cerrone
Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem
Lightweight: Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson
Strawweight: Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Randa Markos
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX/6 p.m. ET)
Featherweight: Myles Jury vs. Charles Oliveira
Middleweight: C.B. Dollaway vs. Nate Marquardt
Female Bantamweight: Sarah Kaufman vs. Germaine de Randamie
Middleweight: Tamdan McCrory vs. Josh Samman
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/3:30 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Nik Lentz vs. Danny Castillo
Featherweight: Cole Miller vs. Jim Alers
Welterweight: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman
Welterweight: Hayder Hassan vs. Vicente Luque
Heavyweight: Luiz Henrique vs. Francis Ngannou