It’s a rematch nearly 5 years in the making.
Shayna Baszler looks to avenge a loss as she will face Sarah Kaufman in what will be Baszler’s UFC debut April 16 at “The Ultimate Fighter Nations” finale on Fox Sports 1. The promotion announced the fight Saturday.
Baszler (15-8) defeated Colleen Schneider to get into “The Ultimate Fighter” house, but would lose to eventual winner Juliana Pena in quarterfinals. Since then, Baszler has been training with UFC champion Ronda Rousey.
Kaufman (16-2-1) is coming what was a split decision loss to Jessica Eye, but was turned into a no-contest by the Texas State Athletic commission. Kaufman has wins over UFC title contenders Alexis Davis, Miesha Tate, and Liz Carmouche. In their first match, Kaufman got the unanimous decision over Baszler.
The match will are of Fox Sports 1 April 16.
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