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Lauren Murphy on Cynthia Calvillo fight, Fight Island, and more

Interview with Lauren Murphy above

Lauren Murphy is set to take on Cynthia Calvillo in what is unofficially a number one contenders bout at flyweight. The fight is taking place at the legendary “Fight Island.”

Murphy is currently on a three-fight win streak that includes wins over top contenders Roxanne Modafferi and Andrea Lee. The fight against Calvillo gives Murphy a chance to cap off her win streak and finish as the clear cut top contender.

The bout takes place on October 24 on the main card of UFC 254. The event sees Khabib Nurmagomedov take on Justin Gaethje for the lightweight belt.

In the full interview, Murphy discusses the matchup against Calvillo, going to Fight Island, adopting a new dog, and more.

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