MMA Odds and Ends for Tuesday: Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz set for UFC 212 in Brazil

480 Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz set for UFC 212 in Brazil UFC officials announced Monday that former strawweight title contenders Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz  will clash at UFC 212. Gadelha (14-2) is coming off a unanimous-decision victory over Cortney Casey in November. Prior to that, the 28-year-old came up short in her rematch against champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in July, losing by unanimous decision. Kowalkiewicz (10-1) is coming off her first career loss to Jedrzejczyk back at UFC 205. The 31-year-old has wins in the UFC over Randa Markos, Heather Clark and Rose Namajunas. UFC 212 takes place June 3rd at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. Here’s an updated look at the card… Jose Aldo (c) vs. Max Holloway (ic) – unification title bout Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz     Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal in the works to headline UFC Fight Night Nashville According to MMA Junkie, the UFC is looking at pitting Demian Maia against  Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night 108. Maia (24-6) heads into this contest on a six-fight win streak, which includes victories over Neil Magny, Matt Brown and Carlos Condit. Meanwhile, Masvidal (32-11) is coming off three straight wins, including a second-round TKO triumph over Donald Cerrone in his last fight at UFC on FOX 23. He is currently ranked sixth by the UFC with Maia third behind only former champion Robbie Lawler, No. 1 contender Stephen Thompson and current champ Tyron Woodley. UFC Fight Night 108 takes place April 22nd at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Here’s an updated look at the card… Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal Cub Swanson vs. Artem Lobov Hector Sandoval vs. Matt Schnell Brandon Moreno vs. Dustin Ortiz Sam Alvey vs. Thales Leites Jessica Penne vs. Danielle Taylor Al Iaquinta vs. Diego Sanchez Scott Holtzman vs. Michael McBride Cindy Dandois vs. Alexis Davis Marcos Rogerio de Lima vs. Ovince Saint Preux     UFC 210: Desmond Green – Week #1 Video Blog 

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