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Cat Zingano gets Julianna Pena at UFC 200

UFC #4-ranked bantamweight Cat Zingano (9-1-0) teased for weeks her return fight at UFC 200 was someone “very valid.” That opponent is the recently reinstated #9-ranked Julianna Pena (7-2-0).

This matchup ensures the top-5 of the bantamweight division will be  well represented on the grand stage that is UFC 200.

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The matchup was announced via the UFC’s twitter account.

UFC 200 is set for July 9th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The card is stacked as Conor McGregor rematches Nate Diaz at welterweight, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo meet for the interim featherweight crown and Miesha Tate defends the belt against Amanda Nunes.

Other announced bouts include:

Travis Browne vs Cain Velasquez

Derek Brunson vs Gegard Mousasi

Kelvin Gastelum vs Johny Hendricks

Enrique Martin vs Sage Northcutt

Joe Lauzon vs Diego Sanchez

Takanori Gomi vs Jim Miller



Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.


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