A strawweight fight between a former TUF contestant and an undefeated social media darling is set for UFC 233 in January.
Emily Whitmire (3-2) announced on social media that she will fight Alexandra Albu (3-0) on UFC 233, held in Anaheim, Calif., at the Honda Center.
Whitmire competed in The Ultimate Fighter 26, but lost to Roxanne Modafferi during the competition. She has notable wins over Emily Ducote and Jamie Moyle, and submission losses to Kelly D’Angelo and Gillian Robertson.
Albu has a very noticeable presence on social media, but she has the made the most of her brief Octagon career, notching wins over Izabela Badurek and Kailin Curran. This will only her third fight since 2015.
Who takes this strawweight clash– “Spitfire” Whitmire or “Stitch” Albu?