UFC officials have announced the women’s bantamweight fight between Rin Nakai and Leslie Smith as well as a flyweight bout between Justin Scoggins and Ben Nguyen has officially been added to UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia.

Nakai (16-1), a Japanese import, has not been seen inside the cage since suffering her first professional defeat in her UFC debut to current number one contender Miesha Tate in September 2014. Prior to this setback, the 29-year-old picked up stoppage wins 10 of her first 16 bouts, including six by way of submission.

Smith (7-6-1), a former Invicta flyweight contender, is coming off her own 14-month layoff. In her most recent effort, fans saw her ear explode against Jessie Eye at UFC 180 in November 2014. As a result, the cage side doctor determined Smith was unfit to continue, giving Eye the second round TKO win. Prior to this setback, “The Peacemaker” scored a violent first round knockout win over Jessamyn Duke at UFC Fight Night 45.

Scoggins (11-2) will enter this bout looking to improve on his two fight win streak. In his most recent outing, “Skywalker” walked away with a unanimous decision win over Ray Borg at UFC Fight Night 82 last weekend. To date, seven of his 11 career wins have ended in stoppage, including six by way of submission.

His opponent Nguyen (14-5), a local favorite, is coming off a stellar 2105 where fans saw him walk away with first-round finishes over Alptekin Ozkilic and Ryan Benoit. The man known as “Ben 10″ will enter this bout riding a career best eight fight win streak.

UFC Fight Night 85 is currently scheduled to take place on March 20 in Brisbane, Australia. A heavyweight fight between Mark Hunt and Frank Mir will serve as the main event.

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