Ashlee Evans-Smith Has Replaced Holly Holm

UFC officials announced that Ashlee  Evans-Smith (3-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has replaced Holly Holm (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and now will fight Raquel Pennington (4-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 181. Holly Holm suffered from a neck injury that prevented her from fighting Raquel.  UFC 181 takes place Dec. 6 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.


The latest UFC 181 card includes:

December 6, 2014
Mandalay Bay Events Center
Las Vegas, Nevada


(Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

Champ Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler – for welterweight title
Champ Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez – for lightweight title
Travis Browne vs. Brendan Schaub
Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Raquel Pennington
Tony Ferguson vs. Abel Trujillo


(FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)

Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera
Eddie Gordon vs. Josh Samman
Corey Anderson vs. Jonathan Wilson
Todd Duffee vs. Anthony Hamilton


(UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)

Matt Hobar vs. Sergio Pettis
Clay Collard vs. Alex White

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