Randa Markos returns vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz in December

UFC strawweight contender Randa Markos finally has a date set for her return to the Octagon. Markos has been waiting to be booked since her UFC 186 win over Aisling Daly.

In the time Markos has been waiting for her next fight, she has moved from Windsor to Montreal, Canada where she has joined Team TriStar.

On Wednesday night, Markos finally got the news she was waiting for.

Markos (5-2) will be making her return to the Octagon on December 19 in Orlando against undefeated Polish prospect Karolina Kowalkiewicz (7-0), who will be making her UFC debut.

With the strawweight barnburner now scheduled, here is a look at the updated fight card for UFC on FOX 17 which is headlined by a title fight between lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and challenger Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.

  • Champ Rafael dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone – for lightweight title
  • Junior Dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem
  • Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson
  • C.B. Dollaway vs. Nate Marquardt
  • Tamdan McCrory vs. Josh Samman
  • Danny Castillo vs. Nik Lentz
  • Hayder Hassan vs. Vicente Luque
  • Jim Alers vs. Cole Miller
  • Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman
  • Luiz Henrique vs. Francis Ngannou
  • Sarah Kaufman vs. Germaine de Randamie
  • Myles Jury vs. Charles Oliveira
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Randa Markos

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