McMann vs. Murphy Going Down Tonight

Courtesy  Jeff Bottari
Courtesy Jeff Bottari

In what will be a pivotal match in the UFC bantamweight divisoon, Sara McMann looks to work her way back to title contention by facing the undefeated Lauren Murphy at UFC Fight Night in Bangor, Maine Saturday night. Both came in at 135 at weigh-ins Friday.

McMann (7-1) got her first ever defeat in July, losing by TKO to champion Ronda Rousey.  She has wins over Shayna Baszler, Sheila Gaff, and Tonya Evinger.

Former InvictaFC champion Murphy (8-0) is coming off a TKO win over Miriam Nakamoto. She will be making her UFC debut having wins over Kaitlin Young and Sarah D’Alelio.

The match will air on the preliminary card Saturday on Fox Sports 2.

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