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The UFC heads down to Florida for a jammed packed 14-fight card headlined by the former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-3) and the streaking Michelle Waterson (17-6). If that’s not enough action for you, the UFC is also bringing the heat with power puncher, Cub Swanson (25-11), taking on the grappling ace Kron Gracie (5-0).

#UFCTampa will air on ESPN+, starting with preliminary bouts at 5:00 PM EST this Saturday, October 12th, 2019. Here’s a breakdown of the action to come:

 

Title Shots On the Line

This will be just the second non-title fight Joanna Jedrzejczyk has fought since 2014. With a win over top contender and former champion, Jessica Andrade, another key victory could make her the next challenger for Weili Zhang.

Waterson won’t go easy though as she looks to make it four straight victories and place herself firmly in the picture for a shot at the strap. Dana White has already mentioned her as a potential challenger, and a win over the longest reigning strawweight champion of all-time certainly wouldn’t hurt.

The main event isn’t the only bout on the card with title implications. Earlier on in the night a flyweight bout between Deiveson Figueiredo (16-1) and Tim Elliott (15-8-1) could cause some major movement at the top of the flyweight division. Elliott has already had a shot at the strap, but after nearly two years off, he’s looking for another signature win to get back on the mind of fans. To do so, he’ll have to be just the second person to beat Figueiredo, who has unprecedented finishing power for a 125er.

 

Jiu Jitsu Lineage

In the co-main event, the first family of jiu jitsu returns to the octagon. Son of the great Rickson Gracie, Kron, looks to keep his record undefeated inside of the cage. After a debut win over Alex Caceres, Kron takes takes a quick run up the featherweight ladder against a perennial top 20 fighter in Cub Swanson.

That’s not the only legendary jiu jitsu blood stepping up this weekend. Makenzie Dern (7-0), an ADCC world champion in her own right, is the daughter of world champion Megaton Dias. Over half of her fights have ended with her locking in the submission, so break out the submission button and “Slater” bonuses for each of these two.

 

Full Card Fight Card #UFCTampa

Joanna Jedrzejczyk(15-3-0)

Michelle Waterson(17-6-0)

Cub Swanson(25-10-0)

Kron Gracie(5-0-0)

Matt Frevola(6-1-1)

Luis Pena(7-1-0)

Mackenzie Dern(7-0-0)

Amanda Ribas(6-1-0)

Eryk Anders(11-3-0)

Gerald Meerschaert(26-8-0)

Niko Price(10-0-0)

James Vick(11-1-0)

Ryan Spann(14-5-0)

Devin Clark(9-3-0)

Deiveson Figueiredo(15-0-0)

Tim Elliott(15-7-1)

Max Griffin(16-6-0)

Alex Morono(13-4-0)

Marvin Vettori(13-4-1)

Andrew Sanchez(12-4-0)

JJ Aldrich(7-2-0)

Lauren Mueller(6-1-0)

Marlon Vera(12-5-1)

Andre Ewell(13-5-0)

Miguel Baeza(14-2-0)

Hector Aldana(4-1-0)

Mike Davis(7-1-0)

Thomas Gifford(17-7-0)

 

 

 

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