After recently having her loss to Jessica Eye at UFC 166 changed to a no decision, Sarah Kaufman jumped back up to the No. 5 spot in the latest UFC fighter rankings and her next opponent has been scheduled.
On Saturday, UFC officials announced that Kaufman will be meeting fellow women’s mixed martial arts veteran Shayna Baszler inside of the octagon at The Ultimate Fighter: Nations Finale. The event will take place April 16 at Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
There is no information released on where the event will air, but with the current season of TUF: Nations airing on FOX Sports 1 it is believed that the network will also hold the event.
With the addition of Kaufman vs. Baszler to the TUF: Nations Finale, here is the updated fight card:
- Michael Bisping vs. Tim Kennedy
- Patrick Cote vs. Kyle Noke
- TBA vs. TBA – “TUF Nations” middleweight-tournament final
- TBA vs. TBA – “TUF Nations” welterweight-tournament final
- Mark Bocek vs. Evan Dunham
- Shayna Baszler vs. Sarah Kaufman
- K.J. Noons vs. Sam Stout
- Mitch Gagnon vs. Tim Gorman