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Ashley Yoder vs. Vanessa Demopoulos set for Jan. 15 UFC event

Ashley Yoder gets another chance to win the UFC.

MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck has confirmed to sources with knowledge of the match that Yoder (8-8) will face Vanessa Demopoulos (6-4) in a light heavyweight event at the upcoming UFC event on January 15. The match was first reported by MMA DNA. …

Yoder also announced on social media that she has signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC.

Spider Monkey continues to lose in a row to former Invicta FC champions Jin Yew Frey and Angela Hill. Cast on Best Fighter 23Yoder covered the distance in all 10 of her UFC appearances but struggled to win on cards. Her UFC record is currently 3-7.

Demopoulos, the former Legacy Fighting Alliance welterweight champion, is pursuing his first UFC win. She made her UFC debut in August as an immediate flyweight contender against JJ Aldrich and subsequently lost by unanimous decision.

On January 15, a featherweight bout is expected between Giga Chikadze and Kelvin Kattar. The venue has yet to be announced.