Additionally, Rena Kubota
will face Miyu
Yamamoto, while Kanako
Murata will meet Kyra Batara
on the card, which takes place at the Saitama Super Arena in
Saitama, Japan. The event will feature the beginning of a 16-man
open-weight tournament that will conclude as part of Rizin’s
two-day New Year’s Eve lineup on Dec. 29 and Dec. 31.
Garcia made her MMA debut at Rizin’s New Year’s Eve event last
year, earning a first-round technical knockout triumph over
Draughn. In her sophomore outing, the 30-year-old Brazilian
submitted Anna Malyokova with an armbar 2:04 into the second round
on April 17.
A native of California, Yarbrough made her first professional foray
on the regional circuit in her home state, where she earned a
33-second doctor stoppage win over Crystal
Parson on April 1.