Former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman has received a new opponent for her upcoming bout on December 19th at UFC on FOX 17: “Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2” in Orlando, Florida. Kaufman now meets Octagon newcomer Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko, who steps in on just one week’s notice.
UFC officials announced the updated bantamweight bout today. Kaufman was initially set to face Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie on the card, but de Randamie was forced to withdraw due to an injury. The once-beaten Shevchenko brings a solid four-fight winning streak into her UFC debut.
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