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Carmouche vs. Pennington Announced for UFC 191

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A solid bantamweight fight will head to Vegas for UFC 191 in Las Vegas. Liz Carmouche will take on Raquel Pennington on the card, which was announced on UFC Tonight Wednesday.

Carmouche (10-5) is coming off an unanimous decision win over Lauren Murphy in April, snapping a two fight losing streak. Pennington (5-5) is coming off a close split decision loss to Holly Holm.

The match joins Paige VanZant versus Alex Chambers as the two female bouts on the card.

The match will most likely be on the preliminary portion on Fox Sports 1.

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.