A women’s strawweight division attraction is the latest bout added to the UFC Fight Night Norfolk card as Tatiana Suarez is in action against Viviane Pereira.
The bout was first reported by Combate.
Suarez (4-0-0) was the female strawweight winner of the UFC Ultimate Fighter 23, defeating Amanda Bobby Cooper in the reality show finals. In her two fights before the final of TUF 23, it was Suarez earning victories over the duo of JJ Aldrich and Kate Jackson. Suarez also competed in the Gladiator Challenge promotion and this is the first time she has fought in well over a year.
Pereira (13-0-0) has already competed twice under the UFC banner, defeating the duo of Valerie Letourneau and Jamie Moyle. Pereira has seen her last three fights go to a decision and it has been nearly two years since the last time she got a finish in a bout. Pereira also competed in the Xtreme Fighting Championships International promotion, winning all four fights during her time there.
UFC Fight Night Norfolk takes place on Saturday, November 11 from the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia with Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox Sports 1.