On Friday afternoon, the UFC announced a women’s strawweight contest against between a pair of The Ultimate Fighter cast mates in Joanne Calderwood and Bec Rawlings had officially been added to UFC Fight Night 72 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Calderwoord (9-1), a Scotland native, will be looking to bounce back after suffering her first professional defeat in the former of a first round armbar against Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 64 in April. Prior to the setback ‘Jojo’ earned a decision in her UFC debut against Seohee Ham at the TUF 21 Finale in December. She will enter this bout with four career stoppage wins, all of which have come by way of knockout.

Rawlings (6-4), a former Invicta FC title contender, was last seen earning a first round submission win over another TUF 21 castmember in Lisa Ellis at UFC Fight Night 65 earlier this month. This got ‘Rowdy’ back into the win column after dropping her UFC debut to Hearth Jo Clark the TUF 21 Finale. She will enter this bout with 5 career stoppage wins, four of which have come by way of submission.

UFC Fight Night 72 is currently set to take place at the SSE Hydro in downtown Glasgow. A main event for the card has yet to be announce.d

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