Jamie Moyle-Emily Whitmire Strawweight Tilt Added to UFC 226 Lineup

By: Tristen Critchfield
May 21, 2018


The UFC 226 lineup continues to grow, as Jamie Moyle will square off against Emily Whitmire in strawweight bout on July 7 in Las Vegas.

The promotion has yet to formally announced the fight, but both Moyle and Whitmire recently confirmed the pairing via Instagram. UFC 226 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena and is headlined by a heavyweight title tilt between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier.

A competitor on Season 23 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Moyle debuted in the Octagon with a three-round verdict against Kailin Curran at the “TUF 24” finale. In her last outing, the Syndicate MMA product was outpointed by Viviane Pereira at UFC 212. Moyle is 4-2 as a professional overall.

Whitmire, meanwhile, was a cast member on “TUF 26,” where she fell to Roxanne Modafferi in a quarterfinal matchup. Her official promotional debut come at the “TUF 26” finale this past December, when she tapped to a Gillian Robertson armbar 2:12 into the first round to fall to 2-2 in her young professional career.

Hey Las Vegas, see you in 7 weeks!! #ufc226 #ufcfightweek #ufc #hometown #readytobereadytobeready #letsgo!

A post shared by Jamie Moyle (@loveboatjamie) on May 19, 2018 at 1:56pm PDT


July 7th #UFC226 #tmobile

A post shared by Emily Whitmire (@emwhitmire115) on May 19, 2018 at 12:37pm PDT

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