Yana “Foxy” Kunitskaya (10-3, 1 NC) faces off against Leah “Nidas” Letson (4-1) in the first ever women’s featherweight non title bout at UFC 222.
Kunitskaya (10-3, 1 NC) will be making her UFC debut after impressing in Invicta Fighting Championships claiming the bantamweight title last time out as she defeated Raquel “Rocky” Pa’aluhi (6-6) by unanimous decision to win the vacant title back at Invicta FC 25. She is underfeated at featherweight.
Letson (4-1) will also be making her UFC debut after she gathered a four fight win streak, three coming via knockout. She is 1-0 at featherweight, knocking out former UFC fighter Elizabeth Phillips (7-6) in her Invicta Fighting Championships and featherweight debut at Invicta FC 21: Anderson vs Tweet.
UFC 222 goes down March 3rd live from Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.