After COVID-19 cancellation, Miesha Tate vs. Ketlen Vieira set to headline UFC event in November

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Miesha Tate vs. Ketlen Vieira is back on the books.

A former women’s bantamweight champion, Tate (19-7 MMA, 12-6 UFC) will take on Brazilian contender Vieira (11-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) in the main event of the UFC Fight Night event Nov. 20, the promotion announced Wednesday.

The fight originally was expected to headline the promotion’s UFC Fight Night event Oct. 16. However, Tate withdrew because of COVID-19.

Tate, 35, enters her second fight back since coming out of retirement. In her first fight in almost five years in July, Tate defeated Marion Reneau via unanimous decision. The win snapped a two-fight losing streak.

As for Vieira, she’ll look to rebound from a February unanimous decision loss to Yana Kunitskaya. The defeat was her second in her most recent three outings.

With the addition, the Nov. 20 lineup includes:

  • Miesha Tate vs. Ketlen Vieira

  • Joanne Calderwood vs. Alexa Grasso

  • Sean Brady vs. Michael Chiesa

  • Davey Grant vs. Adrian Yanez

  • Cody Durden vs. Aori Qileng

  • Cheyanne Buys vs. Loma Lookboonmee

  • Terrance McKinney vs. Fares Ziam

  • Rafa Garcia vs. Natan Levy

  • Azamat Murzakanov vs. Marcin Prachnio

  • Pat Sabatini vs. Gavin Tucker

  • Augusto Sakai vs. Tai Tuivasa

  • Denys Bondar vs. Malcolm Gordon

  • Jessica Penne vs. Luana Pinheiro