Report: Andrea Lee vs. Gillian Robertson Aimed For UFC 256

A women’s flyweight division attraction is heading to UFC 256 as #10 Andrea Lee faces #12 Gillian Robertson.

MMA Junkie first reported the news.

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Lee (11-5-0) enters the contest riding a three fight losing streak, dropping bouts to Joanne Calderwood, Lauren Murphy and Roxanne Modafferi. Lee hasn’t earned a victory in over a year, with that last win coming over Montana De La Rosa at UFC Fight Night Greenville. Lee has seen her last six fights go the distance and it has been over three years since the fighter got a finish.

Robertson (9-4-0) comes into the bout riding a two fight winning streak, picking up wins over Cortney Casey and Poliana Botelho. Robertson competed on the Ultimate Fighter 26, losing in the opening round of the reality show to Barb Honchak. Robertson has suffered four losses as a professional MMA fighter and all of them came to past/current UFC fighters.

UFC 256 takes place on Saturday, December 12 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+ pay-per-view.

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