UFC 223: Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Felice Herrig added

No. 9 Felice Herrig (14-6-0) confirmed yesterday on her Instagram account that she will fight No. 4 strawweight Karolina Kowalkiewicz (11-2-0) at UFC 223 in Brooklyn.

The 33-year-old “Lil’ Bulldog” is coming off a split-decision win over Cortney Casey-Sanchez at UFC 218 in December, part of a four fight win streak.

Kowalkiewicz, 32, returned to the win column with a decision win over Jodie Esquibel at UFC Fight Night 118 in October.

UFC 223 is scheduled for April 7. Current bouts include:

Tony Ferguson (23-3-0) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (25-0-0)

Al Iaquinta (13-3-1) vs. Paul Felder (15-3-0)

Mairbek Taisumov (26-5-0) vs. Evan Dunham (18-6-1)

Rose Namjunas (7-3-0) vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-1-0)

Felice Herrig (14-6-0) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (11-2-0)

More bouts are expected to be announced.



Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.


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