Ariel Helwani from MMA Fighting is reporting that the UFC is targeting Tecia Torres vs. Rose Namajunas 2 on April 16. The UFC has yet to officially announce the bout.
UFC on Fox 19 will be held on April 16, 2016 at a venue TBA in Tampa, Florida.
Torres (7-0 MMA) defeated Namajunas by unanimous decision at Invicta FC 6 in July 2013, handing ‘Thug Rose’ her first professional loss. Torres is coming off a unanimous decision win against late replacement Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger at UFC 194 in December.
Namajunas (4-2) is coming off a dominant fifth-round submission win over Paige VanZant in December.
UFC on FOX 19 currently looks like this:
Rashad Evans vs. Maurício Rua
Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov
Michael Chiesa vs. Beneil Dariush
Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington
Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson
Cub Swanson vs. Hacran Dias
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