Tracy Cortez vs. J.J. Aldrich will fight at UFC Fight Night on Aug 28. A women’s flyweight matchup is the latest addition to UFC Fight Night on Aug. 28.
Two people with knowledge of the matchup informed MMA Junkie of the booking Wednesday but asked to remain anonymous as the promotion has yet to make an official announcement.
Unbeaten in the UFC, Tracy Cortez (9-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has won her past nine fights overall. After picking up two wins over Vanessa Melo and Stephanie Egger at 135 pounds, the Dana White’s Contender Series alum moved back down to flyweight, edging out Justine Kish at UFC on ESPN 22 in April.
Since moving back up to 125 pounds, Aldrich (9-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) has split her past four appearances with wins over Lauren Mueller and most recently a split decision over Cortney Casey at UFC Fight Night 187 in March.
UFC Fight Night lineup for Aug. 28 includes:
Gerald Meerschaert vs. Makhmud Muradov
Sara McMann vs. Ketlen vieira
Joselyne Edwards vs. Zarah fairn
Kevin Croom vs. Marcelo rojo
Mario Bautista vs. Guido cannetti
Jamall Emmers vs. Pat sabatini
Dustin Jacoby vs. Askar Mozharov
J.J. Aldrich vs. Tracy cortez