Kayla Harrison was due to compete against Jozette Cotton at Titan FC 66 in a rematch of their fight that took place at PFL 6. The fight was supposed to take place at 155lbs, the same weightclass that Harrison had won her PFL World Championship in and the same weightclass that the pair had fought their previous match in. Their first match was won by Harrison, just like all eight of her professional MMA fights so far, and it was called off in the third round due to a TKO finish.
Their first fight was only Harrison’s second professional MMA fight after her illustrious Judo career that resulted in two Olympic gold medals in 2012 and 2016. She would then go on to rack up another five victories in the Lightweight division under the PFL banner and conquer the 2019 season by winning their title. After this, Harrison took her first fight outside of that promotion and met Courtney King in the Featherweight division at Invicta FC 43. After an incredible performance in her first fight at 145lbs where Kayla Harrison demolished King and the bloody fight was called off towards the end of the second round, she was eager to fight another time in 2020 for Titan FC.
Sadly, her wish will not come true as Jozette Cotton has failed to make weight by a rather considerable margin ahead of their fight. With the fight taking place at 155lbs, it was revealed that Cotton was unable to make it under the 180lbs mark and although Harrison confirmed to Ariel Helwani that she would still be willing to take the fight despite the size discrepancy, the commission would not allow the fight to go ahead. Reportedly, she never officially weighed in but was hospitalized due to the failed weight cut and told sources that she was unable to get any lower than 180lbs.
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