TUF 18 winner Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Peña is set to make her long-awaited return to the Octagon on April 4th at UFC Fight Night 63: “Mendes vs Lamas” in Fairfax, Virginia. Peña takes on Russian standout Milana Dudieva in a featured bantamweight matchup on the card.
ESPN first reported on the bout earlier today. Peña has been sidelined for more than a year after suffering the third serious knee injury of her career. She became the first female winner of The Ultimate Fighter in November 2013. Dudieva won her August UFC debut by defeating Elizabeth Phillips.
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