UFC Fight Night ‘Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne’ Now Complete with 12 Bouts

By Mike Fridley May 13, 2015
UFC Fight Night “Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne” is now complete with 12 bouts.

Originally slated to be headlined by Alexander Gustafsson versus Glover Teixeira, the card is now topped by a strawweight title bout pitting champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk against challenger Jessica Penne. The card goes down June 20 at the 02 World in Berlin.

On Wednesday morning, Ultimate Fighting Championship officials revealed the 12th and final bout for the lineup, as Taylor Lapilus (9-1) will meet Yuta Sasaki (18-2).

“I am more motivated than ever for this fight,” said Lapilus in a press release distributed by the UFC. “I am confident in my physical and mental preparation … the answer remains in the heart of the fight.”

Lapilus is fresh off a successful Octagon debut against Rocky Lee, whom the Frenchman bested via unanimous decision on April 11. Sasaki is 1-1 in the UFC, with a victory over Roland Delorme and a defeat at the hands of Leandro Issa.

UFC Fight Night Berlin Card

Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Jessica Penne
Dennis Siver vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri
Sergio Moraes vs. Peter Sobotta
Derek Brunson vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Nick Hein vs. Lukasz Sajewski
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Masio Fullen
Alan Patrick Silva Alves vs. Mairbek Taisumov
Alan Omer vs. Mike Wilkinson
Niklas Backstrom vs. Noad Lahat
Scott Askham vs. Antonio dos Santos Jr.
Piotr Hallmann vs. Magomed Mustafaev
Taylor Lapilus vs. Yuta Sasaki


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