It looks like the highly anticipated title fight between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has a new date.

On Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White took to Instagram to announce Rousey vs. Zingano had been moved from UFC 182 to UFC 184, which is currently scheduled to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on on February 28.  The bout will serve as the night’s co-main event.

Rousey (10-0), a former Olympic medalist in Judo, 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 a little over a minute into their title fight at UFC 170 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.

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 previous coming against former title contender Miesha Tate in their number one contenders bout at the TUF 17 Finale in April 2013. The woman known as ‘Alpha’ will enter this bout with eight career stoppage victories, with five ending by way of knockout.

A UFC middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort was also made official for the Los Angeles card. This news should not come as a surprise as it was initially reported the UFC was targeting this matchup for UFC 184 earlier this month. This bout is expected to serve as the night’s headlining act.

Weidman and Belfort were originally scheduled to meet at UFC 173 in May before Belfort withdrew from the bout in wake of the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to ban Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Weidman would go on to defend his belt against Belfort’s replacement Lyoto Machida by decision after a brutal five-round war  at UFC 175 in July.

The fight between Weidman and Belfort was then rebooked for UFC 181 in Las Vegas on Dec. 6.  However, Weidman was forced to withdraw from the fight after suffering a hand injury in training camp, forcing the UFC to reschedule their title fight once again.

Prior to defeating Machida, Weidman (12-0) defended his title at UFC 168 against former middleweight champion and pound-for-pound best Anderson Silva, the very man he won the belt from when he shocked the world at UFC 162 in July 2013. He will enter this bout with eight career stoppage victories, including five by way of knockout.

Belfort (24-10), a former UFC light heavyweight champion, has not been seen since connecting with a violent first-round head kick knockout against Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 32 in November 2013. This gave ‘The Phenom’ five straight stoppage victories as a middleweight, including three straight by way of knockout.

No other bouts have been announced for the card.

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