- As if the UFC didn't make enough waves today by announcing the Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm fight for UFC 195, they made a few more by announcing a second championship fight for the card.
Women's Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will defend her title against top-ranked challenger Claudia Gadelha in the co-main event. Gadelha and Jedrzejczyk faced off last year in a close, controversial decision that saw Jedrzejczyk take home the victory.
UFC President Dana White dropped the announcement to reporters on Friday.
Full story coming but @danawhite adds Joanna Jedrzejczyk will defend her strawweight belt likely vs. Claudia Gadelha on Rousey-Holm card.— Lance Pugmire (@latimespugmire) August 21, 2015
"We were talking about Miesha from the start, then as we started sitting around we were saying, 'Everyone has seen the Miesha fight already.' A third fight in a rivalry usually comes after the stuff we'd see in (Arturo) Gatti-(Micky) Ward. With Miesha, the result has been the same twice. Everyone's already seen that fight."
Miesha Tate also shared her feelings with MMAFighting on the matter, saying, "I am extremely disappointed how all the events unfolded this morning regarding news that I will not be fighting Ronda Rousey."
Tate also noted that she'd already started training for the Rousey fight.
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