Tomorrow night in Tampa, an important top contender strawweight showdown will headline UFC Fight Night 161.
On the ESPN+ Prelims, Lauren “Princess Tiger” Mueller will look to snap a two-fight skid versus TUF 23 veteran JJ Aldrich.
On the main card, also on ESPN+, Mackenzie Dern returns to action just four months after giving birth to face fellow rising star and BJJ stand out Amanda Ribas.
Finally, in the night’s highly anticipated main event, former strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk faces “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson in a bout that could determine the next strawweight title challenger.
Before the cage door closes, the fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official.
PRELIMS, ESPN+, 5 PM EST
Lauren Mueller (125.5) vs. JJ Aldrich (125)
MAIN CARD, ESPN+, 8 PM EST
Mackenzie Dern (115) vs. Amanda Ribas (115)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk (115.5) vs. Michelle Waterson (115)