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Lauren Murphy sick of ‘favoritism’ shown to Jessica Eye, engages in Twitter battle

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Lauren Murphy has been asking for a fight against Jessica Eye, and on Monday night — in a video for FloCombat as part of the FloCombat Road Trip — she made her case for the fight...which then escalated into a Twitter battle.

Murphy said she couldn’t stand the “favoritism” that Eye has received in the UFC.

“I don’t have anything personal against Jessica Eye, it’s just what the f*ck — if you’re on a four-fight losing streak, how the f*ck do you still have a UFC contract?” Murphy said in the video.” And how the f*ck are you still in the rankings? Four. Fight. Losing. Streak. Did you see the list of guys they cut last week? Some of them were on a one-fight losing streak.

“F*ck man. It’s just not fair. It’s crazy how unfair it is.”

On Tuesday, Eye responded to Murphy on Twitter, and the two had a back and forth.

The 33-year old Murphy is coming off of a loss (unanimous decision) against Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight Night 91 in July. Before then she had defeated Kelly Faszholz via third-round TKO.

The former Invicta FC bantamweight champion has gone 1-3 in the UFC, with a narrow split-decision loss against Sara McMann and a loss against Liz Carmouche in April 2015.

Eye has lost four straight, and five out of six. She last competed at UFC 203 in her native Cleveland, where she dropped a split decision against Bethe Correira. Her lone victory in the UFC came against Leslie Smith at UFC 180 (TKO, doctor stoppage) in 2014.