One of the best flyweight prospects has signed with the UFC.
Katlyn Chookagian (7-0) will make her octagon debut facing Lauren Murphy (9-2) UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls on July 13. Combat Press’s Rob Tatum was the first to the report this Monday.
A two division champion at CFFC, Chookagian defeated a game Stephanie Bragayrac by TKO for the company’s 135 title in March. She handed Sijara Eubanks and Isabelly Varela their first losses. She train out of Team Renzo Gracie.
Murphy is coming off a much needed TKO win over Kelly Faszholz in February after coming ff back to back close losses. She trains at the MMA Lab with Benson Henderson and World BJJ champion Mackenzie Dern.
The match joins Cortney Casey versus Cristina Stanciu on the card. The UFC is expected to announce the Chookagian versus Murphy bout once contracts are signed.
The matches will air on Fox Sports 1 July 13th.