A women's bantamweight clash has been added to the UFC Fight Night 91 card.
As reported by Combat Press and later confirmed by MMA Fighting, former Invicta FC 135-pound champion Lauren Murphy will welcome UFC newcomer Katlyn Chookagian to the Octagon on July 13 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The undefeated Chookagian (7-0) is a member of the Renzo Gracie Academy, and a native of New Jersey. She comes over as the reigning Cage Fury Fighting Championships champion, last appearing on May 19 against Stephanie Bragayrac at CFFC 57, scoring a first round knockout in her first title defense.
Chookagian, 27, has three finishes in her seven professional fights.
Murphy (9-2) is coming off of a Fight of the Night TKO victory over Kelly Faszholz at UFC Fight Night 83 in Pittsburgh. Before then she'd gone 0-2 in the UFC after coming over as Invicta's bantamweight champion. She dropped back-to-back bouts against Sara McMann and Liz Carmouche, the former a narrow split decision that went against her.
UFC Fight Night 91 will take place at the Denny Semford Premier Arena. The event was originally supposed to feature a pivotal lightweight bout between Michael Chiesa and Tony Ferguson. However, Chiesa was forced to withdraw from the bout on Monday with a ruptured disc, and as of time of posting no new opponent has been named to fight Ferguson.