McMann vs. Murphy Set for Maine

Former world title challenger Sara McMann returns to the Octagon on August 16 to face unbeaten newcomer Lauren Murphy in a bantamweight bout at UFC Fight Night in Bangor, Maine.

An Olympic Silver medalist in freestyle wrestling, McMann raced out to a 7-0 MMA record before losing her challenge of women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 170 in February. Now she will return to face another champion in the first Invicta FC titleholder, Murphy, whose 8-0 slate includes wins over Kaitlin Young, Sarah D'Alelio, and Miriam Nakamoto.

Tickets for UFC Fight Night, which is headlined by the light heavyweight bout between Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux, and which also features Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares, are on sale now.  

Watch Past Fights


Watch Alexander Volkov in the Octagon after his victory over Fabricio Werdum at Fight Night London.
Watch Jan Blachowicz in the Octagon after his victory over Jimi Manuwa at Fight Night London.
Watch the Fight Night London post-fight press conference live following the event.
At the weigh-ins for Fight Night London, surprise guest Darren Till arrived with some big news. (There's still time to see Fight Night London; just head over to!)