UFC women’s bantamweights Ketlen Viera and Miesha Tate are set to do battle in November.
The UFC confirmed the matchup, which was originally scheduled for UFC Fight Night 195 in October.
Tate (19-7-0), 35, is recovering from contracting COVID-19 after finishing Marion Reneau in her return fight at UFC Vegas 31. She is currently No. 8 in the rankings.
Meanwhile, Viera (11-2-0), 30, has lost two of her last three bouts, including a decision in her last fight to Yana Kunitskaya at UFC Vegas 19 in February. The Brazilian does have a 2018 split-decision win over former contender Cat Zingano.
UFC Fight Night 198 is scheduled for Nov. 20 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Current bouts include:
#7 KETLEN VIERA (11-2-0) VS. #8 MIESHA TATE (19-7-0)
MICHAEL CHIESA (18-5-0) VS. SEAN BRADY (14-0-0)
MARCIN PRACHINO (15-5-0) VS. AZAMAT MURZAKANOV (10-0-0)
#6 JOANNE CALDERWOOD (15-6-0) VS. #10 ALEXA GRASSO (13-3-0)
CODY DURDEN (11-3-1) VS. QUILNG AORI (18-8-0)
TERRANCE MCKINNEY (11-3-0) FARES ZIAM (12-3-0)
RAFA GARCIA (11-2-0) NATAN LEVY (6-0-0)
DAVEY GRANT (13-5-0) VS. ADRIAN YANEZ (14-3-0)
PAT SABATINI (15-3-0) VS. GAVIN TUCKER (13-2-0)
LOMA LOOKBOONMEE (6-2-0) VS. CHEYENNE BUYS (6-2-0)
AUGUSTO SAKAI (15-3-1) VS. TAI TUIVASA (12-3-0)
JESSICA PENNE (14-5-0) VS. LUANA PINHEIRO (9-1-0)
DENYS BONDAR (14-2-0) VS. MALCOLM GORDON (13-5-0)
More bouts are expected to be announced.