Jamie Moyle-Emily Whitmire Strawweight Tilt Added to UFC 226 Lineup

By Tristen Critchfield May 21, 2018

The UFC 226 lineup continues to grow, as Jamie Moyle will square off against Emily Whitmire in strawweight bout on July 7 in Las Vegas.

The promotion has yet to formally announced the fight, but both Moyle and Whitmire recently confirmed the pairing via Instagram. UFC 226 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena and is headlined by a heavyweight title tilt between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier.

A competitor on Season 23 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Moyle debuted in the Octagon with a three-round verdict against Kailin Curran at the “TUF 24” finale. In her last outing, the Syndicate MMA product was outpointed by Viviane Pereira at UFC 212. Moyle is 4-2 as a professional overall.

Whitmire, meanwhile, was a cast member on “TUF 26,” where she fell to Roxanne Modafferi in a quarterfinal matchup. Her official promotional debut come at the “TUF 26” finale this past December, when she tapped to a Gillian Robertson armbar 2:12 into the first round to fall to 2-2 in her young professional career.

July 7th #UFC226 #tmobile

A post shared by Emily Whitmire (@emwhitmire115) on May 19, 2018 at 12:37pm PDT


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