It’s been confirmed by the UFC that it will stage its first ever women’s Flyweight bout as Joanne Calderwood will take on Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night Ottawa, Canada June 18th. UFC have confirmed this is not the start of a new Flyweight Division but may be something they look into within the future, but at this present time there will only be a women’s Strawweight and Bantamweight division in the UFC.
This card will be headlined by Welterweight’s Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson.
Valerie Letourneau has a MMA record of 8-4 and a UFC record of 3-1. Letourneau has competed in the UFC Bantamweight, Strawweight and now will be competing at Flyweight.
Letourneau last fight was a unanimous decision loss to the current Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk at UFC 193 back in November of 2015.
The TUF 20 cast member Joanne Calderwood has a MMA record of 10-1 and a UFC record of 2-1. Her latest fight was a unanimous decision win over Courtney Casey at UFC Fight Night Glasgow back in July of 2015.