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Report: UFC Inks Top Russian Bantamweight Aleksandra 'Stitch' Albu

She must break you.

Let's just go ahead and state the obvious.

When you want Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey to defend her 135-pound title at UFC 168, and the only opponent you can find is Miesha Tate, someone she's already finished in the first round (and who is also coming off a loss), chances are you have a small division.

Which means you need to land a big free agent.

Look no further than Russian import Aleksandra Albu, who according to a report from Fighters Only, has inked an exclusive contract earlier this week. A date and venue for her Octagon debut has not been announced; however, it should be noted that the promotion has plans to invade Moscow in 2014.

Here's what you can expect from "Stitch."

Shit just got real.

Albu, a former bodybuilder and competitive powerlifter, is a Russian National Champion in Karate-Do through IJKA (International Japan Karate-Do Association) and bronze medalist in the European Championships. "Stitch" is also an accomplished Judo practitioner with a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) record of 5-0 according to her Red Fury fight camp.

I know it's early, but with Albu making her way stateside, in addition to a new crop of female fighters emerging from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17, it's an exciting time to be a fan of Women's MMA.

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