MMA Junkie first reported the news.
Vieira (10-1-0) is looking to rebound from her first professional MMA defeat, which came against Irene Aldana at UFC 245. Vieira is back on a Fight Night card for the first time in three-plus years, with her last such appearance coming at UFC Fight Night 96 in October of 2016. Vieira has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter and four of them came by way of submission.
Kunitskaya (12-5-0-1NC) has won two of four under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over Lina Lansberg and Marion Reneau. Kunitskaya has previously challenged for the UFC Women’s Featherweight Title, losing to then champion Cyborg at UFC 222. Kunitskaya has picked up twelve wins as a professional MMA fighter and seven of them came by way of KO/TKO.
The yet to be announced UFC card is set for Saturday, February 20 from a location to be announced and with a main event to be announced. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.
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