Former No. 1 contender Sara McMann will step back inside the Octagon this August, welcoming Lauren Murphy to the promotion. Officials announced the bout recently for UFC Fight Night 47.
Set for August 16 from Bangor, Maine and the Cross Insurance Center, the event will feature a main event between Ryan Bader and Ovince St. Preux.
McMann (7-1) suffered her first career loss earlier this year when she was stopped by Ronda Rousey. The silver medalist in wrestling owns three submission wins to her credit.
Murphy (8-0) held the Invicta FC bantamweight title after defeating Miriam Nakamoto. She went 3-0 with the promotion before signing her UFC contract.
Below is the current lineup:
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Bader vs. Ovince St. Preux
Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares
Heavyweight: Jack May vs. Shawn Jordan
Middleweight: Sam Alvey vs. Tom Watson
Featherweight: Thiago Tavares vs. Robbie Peralta
Female Bantamweight: Sara McMann vs. Lauren Murphy
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