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UFC Fight Night 63: Julianna Pena Makes Her Long-Awaited Return

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Former Ultimate Fighter winner Julianna Pena will return to the Octagon for the first time since winning the reality series, taking on Milana Dudieva at UFC Fight Night 63.

Set for April 4 from Fairfax, Virginia, the card will feature Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas in a featherweight main event.

Pena (5-2) claimed her TUF title with a victory over Jessica Rakoczy in late 2013, but a knee injury suffered in training has kept her sidelined since.

Dudieva (11-3) has won three straight, including a decision over Elizabeth Phillips in her UFC debut.

Below is the current lineup:

Featherweight: Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas

Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Jorge Masvidal

Lightweight: Michael Chiesa vs. Mitch Clarke

Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Ferreira

Heavyweight: Timothy Johnson vs. Shamil Abdurahimov

Female Bantamweight: Liz Carmouche vs. Lauren Murphy

Middleweight: Luke Barnatt vs. Clint Hester

Female Bantamweight: Julianna Pena vs. Milana Dudieva

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