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Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Rose Namajunas Set For UFC 217 At Madison Square Garden

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A women’s strawweight title fight between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rose Namajunas is set to go down at UFC 217.

On Tuesday morning, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the two women will be going toe-to-toe at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Nov. 4.

Jedrzejczyk vs. Namajunas becomes the third title fight scheduled for the event.

The champion announced the fight on FOX Sports’ social media accounts.

The other championship bouts on the card are a main event scrap for the middleweight title between Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre, along with a bantamweight title fight between Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw.

Jedrzejczyk (14-0) can tie Ronda Rousey’s record of consecutive title defensives (six) with a win at UFC 217. Namajunas, meanwhile, will be looking to earn gold in her second championship bout after going 4-1 since losing to Carla Esparza for the inaugural title.

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Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others.
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