Report – Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena in the works for UFC 200

Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting is reporting that a women’s bantamweight bout between Cat Zingano and Julianna Pena is in the works for UFC 200.

UFC 200: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 will be held on July 9, 2016 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Zingano (9-1 MMA) is coming off her first loss in her career to then champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 184 in February, 2015. Prior to the loss, Zingano defeated Amanda Nunes and current champion Miesha Tate, both via third round TKO.

Pena (7-2 MMA) is riding a two fight winning streak since winning the Ultimate Fighter season 18 by TKO’ing Jessica Rakoczy in the finale. A performance of the night win over Milana Dudieva was followed up with a unanimous decision win over top contender  Jessica Eye at UFC 192.

With this fight addition, UFC 200 now looks like this:

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor
José Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for the interim UFC featherweight title
Cain Velasquez vs. Travis Browne
Johny Hendricks vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Gegard Mousasi vs. Derek Brunson
Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon
Takanori Gomi vs. Jim Miller


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