A strawweight bout between Felice Herrig and Kailin Curran has been added to UFC on FOX 20 in Chicago.
The UFC announced the bout via twitter.
— UFC (@ufc) April 21, 2016
UFC on Fox 20 will be held on July 23, 2016 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
Herrig (10-6 MMA) appeared on season 20 of the Ultimate Fighter. Following the show, Herrig won her official UFC debut by submitting Lisa Ellis via armbar in the second round at the The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned Finale. Most recently, Herrig dropped a unanimous decision to Paige VanZant at UFC on Fox: Machida vs. Rockhold in Newark, New Jersey.
Curran (4-2 MMA) rebounded nicely in her last bout following two back to back losses to begin her UFC career. A debut loss to Paige VanZant via third round TKO was followed by a third round submission loss to Alex Chambers, a fight Curran was winning on the scorecards. In her most recent bout however, Curran scored her first UFC win, submitting Emily Kagan at UFC Fight Night 80 in Las Vegas.
With this announcement, UFC on FOX 20 now looks like this:
Alex Oliveira vs. James Moontasri
George Sullivan vs. Héctor Urbina
Ryan LaFlare vs. Alexander Yakovlev
Luis Henrique vs. Dmitry Smolyakov
Darren Elkins vs. Godofredo Pepey
Felice Herrig vs. Kailin Curran