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Modafferi has won two of her last three Octagon appearances,
including a unanimous verdict over highly-touted prospect Maycee
Barber at UFC 246 on Jan. 18. “The Ultimate Fighter 26”
finalist is 3-3 during her second UFC stint and also owns victories
Shevchenko and Barb
Honchak within the Las Vegas-based promotion.
Murphy enters the matchup with Modafferi having won three of her
last four outings. The MMA Lab representative was victorious in her
first appearance of 2020, taking a split decision over Andrea Lee
at UFC 247 on Feb. 8. The former Invicta FC champion is 4-4 during
her UFC tenure.