Roxanne Modafferi vs. Lauren Murphy has been booked for a UFC Fight Night event June 20 in Las Vegas, sources confirmed with ESPN. It's an important women's flyweight fight. Modafferi is ranked No. 7 in the division by ESPN, while Murphy is No. 10. Murphy has won two straight and Modafferi is coming off an impressive win over Maycee Barber. Modafferi, 37, is a pioneer of women's MMA with 17 years as a pro in the sport. Murphy, 36, is 3-1 since moving down to flyweight.
Per sources, UFC newcomer Gabriel Green has agreed to fill in for the injured Kevin Holland in this weekend's UFC Fight Night bout against Daniel Rodriguez.
Kevin Holland is out of Saturday's UFC card due to a right shoulder injury, sources confirmed with ESPN's Ariel Helwani. No replacement has been found for scheduled opponent Daniel Rodriguez. MMA Junkie was first to report the news. Holland would have been coming in just two weeks after his May 16 win over Anthony Hernandez.