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UFC 201: Rose Namajunas Meets Unbeaten Fighter

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To gain another shot at becoming UFC strawweight champion, Rose Namajunas will have to go through Karolina Kowalkiewicz.

The bout was announced by ESPN as part of the UFC 201 lineup Monday night.

Namajunas (5-2) picked up a decision victory over Tecia Torres earlier this year, her third straight since a loss to Carla Esparza in the finals of The Ultimate Fighter. She also defeated Paige VanZant in 2015.

Kowalkiewicz is a perfect 9-0 in her career, including wins over Randa Markos and Heather Jo Clark since signing with the UFC.

UFC 201 takes place July 30 from Atlanta with Robbie Lawler defending his welterweight title against Tyron Woodley in the main event.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Welterweight Championship
Robbie Lawler (c) vs. Tyron Woodley

UFC Flyweight Championship
Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Wilson Reis

Welterweight: Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Claudio Silva

Lightweight: Damien Brown vs. Cesar Arzamendia

Welterweight: Michael Graves vs. Bojan Velickovic

Bantamweight: Francisco Rivera vs. Erik Perez

Flyweight: Ian McCall vs. Justin Scoggins

Light Heavyweight: Ed Herman vs. Nikita Krylov

Strawweight: Rose Namajunas vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

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