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Bec Rawlings vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith set for UFC 223 at Barclays Center

Rawlings (7-7) has lost three fights in a row, while Evans-Smith (5-3) lost her past two fights.

Bec Rawlings (L) of Australia is punched by

Bec Rawlings (L) of Australia is punched by Jessica-Rose Clark of Australia in their women's flyweightbout during the UFC Fight Night at Qudos Bank Arena on November 19, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Mark Kolbe

The UFC 223 fight card in Brooklyn has another set of names who will compete at the Barclays Center on April 7.

Bec Rawlings will face Ashlee Evans-Smith in a women’s flyweight bout, a UFC official said.

Rawlings (7-7) has lost three fights in a row, the latest being in November against Jessica-Rose Clark.

Evans-Smith (5-3) lost her past two fights, most recently against Sarah Moras last September.

UFC 223 features two title fights, headlined by interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Rose Namajunas will defend her strawweight title against Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

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