The UFC announced this evening (Tuesday, August 4, 2015) that Julianna Pena will take on Jessica Eye in a women’s bantamweight bout at October 3’s UFC 192.
The No. 6-ranked Eye (11-3) will come fresh off a unanimous decision loss to Miesha Tate at UFC on FOX 16. In her last three bouts, she’s 1-2, having lost a split decision to Alexis Davis at UFC 170 and defeating Leslie Smith by TKO at UFC 180.
Pena (6-2) recently returned from a significant knee injury to beat Milana Dudieva at April’s UFC Fight Night 63. She won her way into the Octagon with a first-round TKO win against Jessica Rakoczy at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 Finale.
A featherweight affair of Yair Rodriguez vs. Dan Hooker was also announced for the event, which features light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier‘s first title defense against Alexander Gustafsson.
UFC 192 takes place Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at Houston’s Toyota Center. The main card airs on pay-per-view (PPV) following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
The current UFC 192 card includes:
Champ Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson – for light heavyweight title
Ryan Bader vs. Rashad Evans
Shawn Jordan vs. Ruslan Magomedov
Yair Rodriguez vs. Dan Hooker
Julianna Pena vs. Jessica Eye