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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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