UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza makes the first defence of her new title on March 14th at UFC 185: “Pettis vs dos Anjos” in Dallas, Texas. Esparza battles undefeated Polish striker Joanna Jędrzejczyk in the five-round co-main event on the card.
UFC officials confirmed plans for the fight on Wednesday following reports from multiple outlets. Esparza made history by becoming the UFC’s first 115-pound women’s champ on December 12th. One night later, Jędrzejczyk handed Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha her first loss at UFC on FOX 13.
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