Cat Zingano will finally get her long-awaited shot at UFC gold.

On Wednesday during an episode of UFC Tonight, it was announced UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will put her title on the line against the undefeated Cat Zingano in the co-main event of UFC 182 in January. The two women were originally scheduled to compete for the belt in late 2013 after serving as opposing coaches on The Ultimate Fighter 18, but a ACL injury forced Zingano out of the bout.

Zingano (9-0) was last seen earning a violent TKO victory over Amanda Nunes at UFC 178 last month. This marked her second straight third-round stoppage victory, with her pervious coming against former title contender Miesha Tate in their number one contenders bout at the TUF 17 Finale in April 2013. ‘Alpha’ will enter this bout with eight career stoppage victories, with five ending by way of knockout.

Rousey (10-0), who first rose to prominence after she became the first American female to medal in Olympic Judo in 2008, is coming off a 16 second knockout over Alexis Davis at UFC 175 in July. Prior to this win, the woman known as ‘Rowdy’ walked away with a TKO victory over fellow Olympian turned mixed martial artist Sara McMann just a little over a minute into their UFC 170 bout in February. She will enter this bout with stoppage victories in all 10 of her professional bouts, including seven by way of first round submission.

UFC 182 is currently scheduled to take place on Jan. 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. A light heavyweight championship bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will serve as the night’s main event.

Here is how the rest of the card is shaping up:

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