After a long wait, Sarah Kaufman announced she will make her UFC debut against the undefeated Sara McMann at Fox Sport 1′s second event August 28 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
#2 Unified ranked Kaufman (16-2) is the former Strikeforce bantamweight champion, losing the title to Marloes Coenen in 2010. Her only other loss is to current UFC champion Ronda Rousey. She is coming off a close split decision to Leslie Smith at InvictaFC 5 this past April.
Olympic Silver medalist wrestler McMann (7-0) is coming off her UFC debut with a first round TKO win over Sheila Gaff. No one has yet to stop the Olympian, wit notable wins over Hitomi Akano, Tonya Evinger, and Shayna Baszler. McMann is ranked at #5 in the unified rankings.
It is expected to be a part of the main card and will air on the new Fox Sports 1 channel August 28.
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