Before the pre-fight press conference on Thursday, Aug. 16, Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will host a live chat. Questions can be submitted to the fighter via Twitter using the hashtag #RondaRousey. The chat will be streamed live below beginning at 2 p.m. ET.

Rousey will make the first defense of her 135-pound title on Saturday, Aug. 18, from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, Calif. Her opponent will be former champion Sarah Kaufman.

Saturday’s main card will air live on Showtime beginning at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will be shown on Showtime Extreme starting at 8 p.m. ET.

Photo: Strikeforce champion Ronda Rousey (Sherdog)