Valentina Shevchenko has been signed to face Sarah Kaufman later this month at UFC on FOX 17, officials announced recently.

Set for December 19 from Orlando, the event features Donald Cerrone challenging Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title.

Shevchenko (9-1) has earned seven stoppage wins in her career, losing only to Liz Carmouche in 2010. Kaufman (17-3) is 1-1 with the UFC.

Below is the current lineup:


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


Featherweight: Myles Jury vs. Charles Oliveira

Middleweight: C.B. Dollaway vs. Nate Marquardt

Female Bantamweight: Sarah Kaufman vs. Valentina Shevchenko

Middleweight: Tamdan McCrory vs. Josh Samman

Lightweight: Nik Lentz vs. Danny Castillo

Featherweight: Cole Miller vs. Jim Alers

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Welterweight: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman

Welterweight: Hayder Hassan vs. Vicente Luque

Heavyweight: Luiz Henrique vs. Francis Ngannou