UFC Fight Night 51 is getting a women’s bantamweight contest added to the card, the promotion announced that Jessica Andrade (11-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (6-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will fight on the card.
Jessica Andrade (11-3) Has four knockouts, five submissions and two wins by decision. Prior to joining the UFC, she was 3-1 in her last four fights, two of those coming by submission. She made her UFC debut against Liz Carmouche, but lost via 2nd rd TKO at UFC on Fox 8 – Johnson vs. Moraga on Jul / 27 / 2013.
Andrade would go on to win her next two fights, a win over Rosi Sexton via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night – Machida vs. Munoz on Oct / 26 / 2013 and then Raquel Pennington via split decision at UFC 171 – Hendricks vs. Lawler on Mar / 15 / 2014.
Valerie Letourneau (6-3) Has four knockouts, one submission and one win by decision. Prior to joinning the UFC, she was 2-1 in her last three. She made her UFC debut against Elizabeth Phillips, which she won via split decision at UFC 174 – Johnson vs. Bagautinov on Jun / 14 / 2014.
UFC Fight Night 51 goes down Sept. 13 at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. The event will air on UFC Fight Pass. The main event will be Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva.
Here is how the rest of the card looks like:
Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva
Lukasz Sajewski vs. Leonardo Santos
Sergio Moraes vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
Mike Rhodes vs. Paulo Thiago
Igor Araujo vs. George Sullivan
Jessica Andrade vs. Valerie Letourneau