The UFC announced on Tuesday that Holly Holm will fight Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208 for the newly created women’s featherweight championship.
The five round bout — fought at 145 pounds — will take place live on pay-per-view from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on February 11, 2017. Tickets for UFC 208 go on sale to the general public on Dec. 16, 2016.
Holm (10–2) didn’t win a fight this year after pulling off her shocking upset of Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 last November. de Randamie TKO’d Anna Elmose at UFC Fight Night 87 last May.
Both women are known for their striking as Holm is a three-division world boxing champion and de Randamie is a three-division Muay Thai champion.
We’ll have complete coverage of the show here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com.
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