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UFC On FOX 23: Female Bantamweights To Headline

Valentina Shevchenko

Female bantamweight contenders Julianna Pena and Valentina Shevchenko will headline UFC on FOX 23.

Set for January 28 from the Pepsi Center, the main card will air live on FOX.

Pena (8-2) is a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter and is unbeaten in four official UFC bouts. She recently defeated former UFC title contender Cat Zingano.

Shevchenko (15-2) earned the biggest win of her career when she scored a decision over ex-UFC champion Holly Holm. Her lone UFC loss came to current champion Amanda Nunes.

The bout was first reported by FOX Sports.

Below is the current fight card:

Female Bantamweight: Julianna Pena vs. Valentina Shevchenko

Middleweight: Hector Lombard vs. Brad Tavares

Middleweight: Sam Alvey vs. Nate Marquardt

Lightweight: Jason Gonzalez vs. J.C. Cottrell

Flyweight: Eric Shelton vs. Alexandre Pantoja

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Fight Cards

UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2

Event Date: July 29, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 114: Pettis vs. Moreno

Event Date: August 5, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 182: Koreshkov vs. Njoukani

Event Date: August 25, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC Fight Night 115: Struve vs. Volkov

Event Date: September 2, 2017
Broadcast: Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands

UFC 215: Johnson vs. Borg

Event Date: September 9, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 183: Henderson vs. Pitbull

Event Date: September 23, 2017
Broadcast: TBD