Esparza vs. Jedrzejczyk Title Fight Co-Headlines UFC 185

Carla Esparza

UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has been booked for her first title defense. The California-based champion will take on undefeated polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1.

UFC 185 is a stacked event going down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas. The pay-per-view main event featured a lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos.

The growing fight card includes:

Champ Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos – for UFC lightweight title
Champ Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk – for UFC strawweight title
Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem
Matt Brown vs. Johny Hendricks
Chris Cariaso vs. Henry Cejudo
Ross Pearson vs. Sam Stout
Ryan Benoit vs. Sergio Pettis
Roger Narvaez vs. Elias Theodorou