Pena versus Andrade Added to UFC 171


The Ultimate Fighter winner Julianna Pena will be back in action March 15.

Fox Sports announced Pena will take on Jessica Andrade at UFC 171 in Dallas.

Pena (5-2) won the first ever female bantamweight “Ultimate Fighter” title after defeating Jessica Rakoczy in the finals. She upset tournament favorite Shayna Baszler in the quarterfinals of the tournament and avenge a loss to Sarah Moras in the semi-finals on her way to the title.

Andrade (10-3) got her first UFC win, getting an unanimous decision over veteran Rosi Sexton.  She won three of her past 5 fights, and a submission of the year nomination with her submission over Milana Dudieva.

The match is expected to a part of the televised prelims on Fox Sports 1 March 15.


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