Ashlee Evans Smith Signs to the UFC; Faces Pennington in UFC Debut

Smith
Smith Courtesy DTM News Journal
Pennington
Pennington

WSOF vet Ashlee Evans-Smith has signed to the UFC.

The undefeated CFA tournament champ will be the replacement for Holly Holm against Raquel Pennington at UFC 181 December 6 in Las Vegas. Pennington announced the match-up on her facebook.

Smith won the CFA title with a win over Fallon Fox. Her last fight she defeated Marcia Allen by TKO this past June. Smith was a colligaite wrestler and a teammate of UFC fighter Carla Esparza.

Pennington (4-4) is coming off a loss over a split decision loss to Jessica Andrade. She won her official UFC debut with a decision over Roxanne Modafferi.

The fight is expected to air on Fox Sports 1 December 6.

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7 thoughts on “Ashlee Evans Smith Signs to the UFC; Faces Pennington in UFC Debut”

  1. i grew up next door to smith and was good friends with her brother… its nice to see her go big from little ukiah ca i hope she continues to kick ass she has earned it! congratulations ashley best of luck to you.

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