UFC on FOX 8 continues to fill as UFC women’s bantamweights Miesha Tate and Liz Carmouche are set to battle in Seattle. The bout will take place on FOX main card. UFC officials announced the bout earlier this evening.
Both fighters are coming off losses in their UFC debuts. Miesha Tate dropped a tough stoppage loss to Cat Zingano at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, dropping her to 1-2 in here last three.
Liz Carmouche lost her debut to UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in the first women’s MMA bout in UFC history. The loss snapped a two-fight winning streak for the “Girl-rilla.”
UFC on FOX 8 marks the UFC’s return to Seattle after successful cards each of the last two years. The fight card will take place July 27 at the KeyArena. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will face John Moraga in the evening’s headlining bout. A welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Rory MacDonald will serve as the evening’s co-main event.
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UFC on FOX 8 Fight Card:
- UFC Flyweight Title Fight: Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. John Moraga
- Jake Ellenberger vs. Rory MacDonald
- Tarec Saffiedine vs. Robbie Lawler
- Miesha Tate vs. Liz Carmouche
- Bobby Green vs. Danny Castillo
- Julie Kedzie vs. Germaine de Randamie
- Yves Edwards vs. Spencer Fisher
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