Roxanne Modafferi vs. Lauren Murphy in the works for UFC June 20 event

A flyweight matchup between two top ten ranked contenders is in the works for an upcoming UFC event on June 20.

“The Happy Warrior” Roxanne Modafferi (24-16) is slated to take on “Lucky” Lauren Murphy (12-4).

Modafferi is 2-1 in her last three Octagon appearances with impressive victories over Antonina Shevchenko and Maycee Barber. After the win over Barber at UFC 246 in January, Modafferi expressed interest in facing Murphy.

Murphy currently rides a two-fight win streak with victories over Mara Romero Borella and Andrea Lee. The former bantamweight is 3-1 in the flyweight division since dropping down in 2017.

Source: Mike Heck, MMA Fighting

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    1. Definitely ! I’m not quite sure I agreed with the decision in the fight that got Murphy here, but this should be a good one !

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