Following her first title defense at LFA 23 where she submitted Jamie Thorton, Andrea “KGB” Lee has signed with the UFC.
Lee (8-2) has amassed a huge following while competing for Legacy Fighting Championship, which later became Legacy Fighting Alliance, and Invicta FC.
The LFA flyweight champion, who is on a 4-fight winning streak, will face Kalindra Faria (18-5-1) at UFC 216 on Oct. 7. Faria is also making her promotional debut. Faria is on a 3-fight winning streak, with her most recent win coming earlier this month where she defeated Carina Damm for the Titan FC bantamweight title.
The fight will take place at 125lb, and the card will be co-headlined by Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee for the interim lightweight title and Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg for the flyweight title.