Danielle Taylor meets J.J. Aldrich at UFC Fight Night 124 in St. Louis

The UFC’s debut in St. Louis in January now has a fourth women’s fight set for the lineup.

J.J. Aldrich (5-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) will take on Danielle Taylor in a strawweight fight at UFC Fight Night 124. UFC officials recently announced the new booking.

UFC Fight Night 124 takes place Jan. 14 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. It airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.

J.J. Aldrich

Aldrich came to the UFC as part of Season 23 of “The Ultimate Fighter” a year ago after fighting four of her first five pro fights for Invicta FC. After her run on the show, she dropped a unanimous decision to Juliana Lima at UFC Fight Night 102 as a late replacement for Tatiana Suarez. But earlier this year, in New Zealand, she picked up her first win in the promotion when she took a decision from Chan-Mi Jeon at UFC Fight Night 110.

Taylor spent the first eight fights of her career fighting under the King of the Cage banner, where she was the strawweight champion. She signed with the UFC as a replacement for Justine Kish to meet Maryna Moroz on just nine days’ notice at UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City and dropped a split decision. But since then, she has a split-call win over Seo Hee Ham a year ago, and in April took a unanimous decision from Jessica Penne at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville.

With the addition, the latest UFC Fight Night 124 card now includes:

  • Vitor Belfort vs. Uriah Hall
  • Jessica Eye vs. Kalindra Faria
  • Irene Aldana vs. Talita Oliveira
  • Matt Frevola vs. Marco Polo Reyes
  • James Krause vs. Alex White
  • Thiago Alves vs. Zak Cummings
  • Darren Elkins vs. Michael Johnson
  • Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Paige VanZant
  • J.J. Aldrich vs. Danielle Taylor

For more on UFC Fight Night 124, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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