The former U.S. judo Olympian has agreed to face striker Julia Budd in a November event. Strikeforce confirmed that both featherweight fighters have agreed to the bout, but did not disclose a date or location for the show, which has yet to be officially announced.
Rousey made her major promotional debut on August 12's Strikeforce Challengers show, defeating Sarah D'Alelio by technical submission in just 25 seconds.
Though Rousey is just 24 and has only three fights in pro MMA, she has impressed many with her aggressiveness and finishing ability. All three of her bouts have finished in fight-ending armbars, and the longest of the three lasted just 49 seconds.
Prior to her pro career, she fought three times as an amateur, going 3-0 with three armbar submissions, all in less than one minute.
The 28-year-old Budd is 2-1, with all three of her pro fights coming under the Strikeforce banner. She won her debut against Shana Nelson via TKO before suffering a TKO loss to Amanda Nunes. In June, she got back in the victory column by defeating Germaine de Randamie in a unanimous decision.
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