White intends to sign Carano to a contract during a meeting scheduled with her and her lawyer Monday.
The fight would likely take place Dec. 6 at UFC 181 in Las Vegas.
Rousey is the undefeated current and first UFC Women's Bantamweight champion.
Carano was a UFC fighter but took a five-year break from the sport to act.
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