Kedzie, a UFC bantamweight contender, told show hosts Stacey Lynn and Jessica Philippus that she would like to think Albu wasn't signed solely for her sex appeal, as UFC talent scouts are highly intelligent people who weigh skills and talent more than good looks.
"I'm not sure what she's going to bring to the table, except she looks really scrappy and really tough," Kedzie said of Albu. "She looks like she is high on the marketing side of things."
Kedzie says her fight against Albu is a throwback to her early days in MMA, when it would be difficult to find video footage on opponents.
"This is one of those challenges that reminds me of my early days of fighting, when I had no chance to get fight footage on my opponents and had no idea who they were," Kedzie said. "I remember when I fought Shayna Baszler back in the day, my manager told me her name was Shannon something and that she had one fight. It was so little information sometimes back in the day.
"It's one of those things where in the early days, it was really hard to get all the information about somebody. It made the fight buildup kinda that much more exciting, because I can sort of train for her and sort of gameplan for her, but I have like one video online and half of it is her kinda undressing in the lobby."
Kedzie fights Albu at UFC Fight Night 33 on Dec. 6 at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Kedzie thinks Kaufman did enough to earn the victory over Eye. However, the judges saw it differently.
"I'm completely partial to Sarah [Kaufman]. We've trained together for four years," Kedzie said. "I really thought Sarah had edged out the second and third rounds. I thought for sure she had won the third round, but hats off to Jessica [Eye] for coming in and putting on a great performance, you know? First I was like 'Rahh!' when I heard the judges' decision, but I mean that's how it goes. That's the fight game. So hats off to Jessica. Congratulations to her. I really do think Sarah won the second and third rounds, but two judges saw it differently than me. So there you go.
"From my vantage point, it seemed like Sarah was putting more pressure forward and really controlling the cage better. Better you know I didn't have the screen in front of me. It was a live event and of course I'm totally biased. I was cheering for Sarah. We trained together. So every time I see her hit and engage, I tend to think she wins the exchange. That's why I'm never going to be an MMA judge."