Carla Esparza vs Randa Markos scheduled for UFC Fight Night 105
<p>UFC strawweight contenders Carla Esparza and Randa Markos are set to clash at <a href="http://roughcopy.com/events/ufc-fight-night-105">UFC Fight Night 105</a>, the<a href="http://www.ufc.com/news/Esparza-faces-Markos-in-Halifax-on-Feb-19"> promotion announced on Tuesday.</a></p>
<p>The fight marks Esparza’s (11-3) second fight back since losing her title to Joanna Jędrzejczyk in 2015. Her most recent bout was a unanimous decision win over Juliana Lima at UFC 197 in April. She entered that fight after a year-long layoff due to shoulder surgery.</p>
<p>Markos (6-4) has alternated between wins and losses for each of her last eight fights with the most recent being a first-round armbar loss to Cortney Casey at UFC 202 last August. Prior to that, she scored a decision win over Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger at UFC Fight Night 89.</p>
<p><a href="http://roughcopy.com/events/ufc-fight-night-105">UFC Fight Night 105</a> is set to take place at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on February 19 and will be headlined by heavyweights Junior Dos Santos and Stefan Struve.</p>
Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.