Ashlee Evans-Smith Signs With UFC, Replaces Holly Holm

News broke last week that former Legacy champion and hall of fame boxer, Holly Holm, was forced out of her fight with Raquel Pennington (4-5) due to a neck injury. Replacing Holm, Former CFA featherweight champion, Ashlee Evans-Smith (3-0). Evans-Smith is most notably known for her TKO victory over transgender fighter, Fallon Fox.

Following the defeat of Fox, Ashlee Evans-Smith was out of action for nearly a year; that was until WSoF called. In her debut, Evans-Smith would defeat Marcia Allen by TKO.

Raquel Pennington is coming off of a split decision loss to Jessica Andrade at UFC 171. Evans-Smith and Pennington are set to face off December 6th at UFC 181.

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