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UFC 205 adds Joanna Jedrzejczyk title fight; Miesha Tate returns

A strawweight title fight between defending champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz has been added to UFC 205 on Nov. 12 in New York, UFC officials told ESPN on Friday.

The 115-pound title fight will take place on the pay-per-view portion of UFC 205 but will not headline the event, which is scheduled to take place at Madison Square Garden.

In addition, former bantamweight champion Miesha Tate will look to bounce back against Raquel Pennington. Tate lost the 135-pound championship to Amanda Nunes via first-round submission in July.

Jedrzejczyk (12-0) will be seeking her fourth title defense. The Polish strawweight has dominated the Octagon since her UFC debut in 2014. Her closest fight during that time was a split decision in 2015 against Claudia Gadelha, whom she went on to defeat again this July.

She'll face a fellow Poland native in Kowalkiewicz (10-0), who is coming off a split decision win against Rose Namajunas at UFC 201 in July.

The UFC has yet to announce a main event for UFC 205. The event will be historic in that it marks the promotion's first trip to New York since a 1997 ban on professional mixed martial arts was lifted earlier this year.