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Carmouche vs. Murphy Booked for April

10926389_320114884866034_5372992176030206825_nTwo fan favorite bantamweights are set to take the octagon in Farifax, Virginia.

The UFC announced Tuesday Liz Carmouche and Lauren Murphy will square off April 4 on a “UFC Fight Night” card.

Carmouche (9-5) is looking for a much needed win, having lost back to back to two of the top 5 bantamweights; Miesha Tate and Alexis Davis. Carmouche’s only UFC win came by a TKO over Jessica Andrade.

Former Invicta champion Murphy (8-1) got her first professional loss in her UFC debut to Sara McMann by a close split decision. Six of her 8 wins came by way of TKO.

The match is expected to air on Fox Sports 1.

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.