First reported by MMA Fighting, an interesting bantamweight matchup is in the works for an Oct. 3 UFC event.
In a bout not yet confirmed by the UFC, former bantamweight title challenger Germaine de Randamie (9-4) is rumored to return to action against “The Venezuelan Vixen” Julianna Pena.
GDR last competed at UFC 245, dropping a decision to Amanda Nunes in a bid to dethrone the champ. She is 3-1 in her last four with wins over Holly Holm, Raquel Pennington and Aspen Ladd.
Pena returned to action following a pregnancy hiatus with a unanimous decision win over Nicco Montano. Pena’s only UFC defeat came at the hands of Valentina Shevchenko in 2017.