Jedrzejczyk announced the pairing via Fox Sports on Tuesday. UFC
217 takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York and is
headlined by a middleweight championship clash between Michael
Bisping and Georges St.
Pierre. Additionally, Cody
Garbrandt will square off against T.J.
Dillashaw for the bantamweight strap.
Jedrzejczyk is unbeaten in 14 professional outings and has defended
her belt five times since winning it with a second-round knockout
Esparza at UFC 185. Most recently, the 30-year-old Poland
native earned a five round verdict against Jessica
Andrade at UFC 211 on May 13.
Namajunas, meanwhile, has won three of her last four Octagon
appearances, with her lone defeat during that time coming against
former No. 1 contender Karolina
Kowalkiewicz at UFC 201. In her last outing, the 25-year-old
Waterson with a rear-naked choke in the second frame at UFC on