KSW Flyweight Champ Ariane Lipski to Make Octagon Debut at UFC Fight Night in Buenos Aires

By Tristen Critchfield Sep 23, 2018


One of the world’s top female flyweights will make her UFC debut in November.

According to a report from Combate, KSW flyweight queen Ariane Lipski will replace the injured Veronica Macedo and face Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 140 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 17. Multiple outlets have since confirmed the booking. Lipski herself announced that she was released from her KSW contract but did not offer any further details on her next move.

“As many already know, our contract with KSW has not been renewed,” Lipski wrote on Instagram. “I understand that it is sad news for some fans of Poland, but I want you to know that I will always represent Brazil and Poland; it is in my blood and it is my second home.”

“The Violence Queen” will enter her promotional debut on a nine-bout winning streak. Most recently, she took a five-round verdict over Silvana Gomez Juarez at KSW 42 on March 3. Prior to that, the 24-year-old Curitiba native had finished six opponents in a row by way of knockout, technical knockout or submission.

Moroz, meanwhile, is coming off back-to-back losses to Angela Hill and Carla Esparza in the Octagon. “The Iron Lady” will be making her 125-pound debut after compiling a 3-3 mark in the UFC at strawweight. The 27-year-old Moroz is 8-3 as a professional overall.

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As many already know, our contract with KSW has not been renewed. I understand that it is sad news for some fans of Poland, but I want you to know that I will always represent Brazil and Poland, it is in my blood and it is my second home. I want to start by thanking KSW for introducing me to the world, for giving me the opportunity to know my roots and a beautiful country like Poland !!! Thank you @martinlewandowski and @kawul_ksw I love @ksw_mma and I am very happy to have worked with all of this beautiful organization, they were great experiences, thank you !!!! I hope to return to fight for KSW one day, and I promise to return to Poland as soon as possible !!! Thanks to the fans who were happy for me because they understand that it is a new phase in my career, your support is very important for me, I will always be with you. All news related to hirings or fights, are mere speculations have not finalized any negotiations. . . Como muitos já sabem, nosso contrato com o KSW não foi renovado. Entendo que é uma notícia triste para alguns fans da Polônia, mas quero que saibam que sempre irei representar o Brasil e a Polônia, está no meu sangue e é a minha segunda casa. Quero começar agradecendo ao KSW por ter me apresentado ao mundo, por ter me dado a oportunidade que conhecer minhas raizes e um país lindo como a Polônia !!! Obrigada Martin e Maciej eu amo o KSW e sou muito feliz por ter trabalhado com todos dessa linda organização, foram ótimas experiências, muito obrigada !!!! Eu espero voltar a lutar pelo KSW um dia, e prometo voltar a Polônia o quanto antes !!! Obrigada aos fãs que ficaram feliz por mim pois entendem que é uma nova fase na minha carreira, o apoio de vocês é muito importante para mim sempre estarei com vocês. #socialqueencom - Published with SocialQueen.com™

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