The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced six new bouts for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 63 fight card in Fairfax on Monday.
The Ultimate Fighter 18 winner Julianna Pena (5-2) returns to action for the first time since winning the reality series to take on Milana Dudieva (11-3). Pena’s been sidelined since March 2014 with a knee injury suffered while training for UFC 171.
The Ultimate Fighter 17 alumnus Clint Hester (11-4) squares off against fellow season cast mate Luke Barnatt (8-2) in a middleweight bout. Also in the 185-pound division, Ron Stallings (12-7, 1 NC) makes his second appearance in the octagon when he meets Justin Jones (3-1).
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Heavyweights Shamil Abdurahimov (15-2) and Timothy Johnson (8-1) meet in their UFC debuts.
UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas takes place at the Patriot Center on Fairfax on April 4. The event is headlined by a featherweight bout between second-ranked Chad Mendes and fourth-ranked Ricardo Lamas.