Julianna Pena Reportedly Injured, Out of UFC 171 Bout
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 01.29.2014
Sarah Kaufman has volunteered to replace herů
UFC fighter and TUF 18 winner Julianna Pena is reportedly injured, per a rep from her training camp, and she will be dropping out of her scheduled bout with Jessica Andrade for UFC 171 set for March 15 in Dallas, Texas. Pena is said to have sustained "a very severe knee injury."
The rep said the injury happened about two days ago, and Pena is now on her way to Los Angeles for surgery with a UFC-recommended specialist. The rep also denied that Pena was pregnant. A search for a replacement for the fight is underway. Sarah Kaufman offered to step in to face Andrade in a post on her Twitter account, which you can check out below.