Jessica-Rose Clark is sooner or later making her return to the octagon.
The Australian fighter has been booked to meet Joselyne Edwards in a girls’s bantamweight contest at UFC Fight Night on Oct. 23. The location for the card has but to be supplied by the promotion. The information changed into once first reported by ESPN on Friday.
Clark (10-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) returns to the cage after suffering an ACL damage gradual closing 12 months. She closing competed at UFC Fight Night 178 in September 2020 when she defeated Sarah Alpar by third-round TKO. Before that, the 33-12 months-dilapidated changed into once on a two-conflict losing skid.
Meanwhile, Edwards (10-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has her first plump coaching camp ahead of a UFC bout. The Panamanian made her UFC debut on brief peek in January, defeating Wu Yanan in a unanimous decision. She returned to the cage three weeks later once once more on brief peek, losing to Karol Rosa.
Edwards is the first fighter from Panama to have a take hang of within the UFC.
With the addition, the most modern lineup involves:
- Randa Markos vs. Livinha Souza
- Daniel Lacerda vs. Jeff Molina
- Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Joselyne Edwards