Newcomer Kelly Faszholz steps in against Lauren Murphy on Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 83 prelims

By Jamie Penick, MMATorch Editor-in-Chief

The UFC has found another late replacement for Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 83 event in Pittsburgh, as newcomer Kelly Faszholz is stepping in to face Lauren Murphy.

The UFC announced the change on Tuesday, bringing the card to 13 fights once again.

Fasholz brings a 3-0 mark into her UFC debut, with all three of her career victories coming by submission. She’ll be taking on a ten fight vet and former Invicta FC Champ in Murphy, who nevertheless is in need of a win after consecutive losses to Sara McMann and Liz Carmouche.

Saturday’s event airs live on Fox Sports 1, with this particular fight taking place on the UFC Fight Pass prelims. The new complete lineup is below:

Fox Sports 1 Main Card (9PM ET)

  • Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Oliveira
  • Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro
  • Cody Garbrandt vs. Augusto Mendes
  • Dennis Bermudez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri
  • Chris Camozzi vs. Joe Riggs
  • Shane Campbell vs. James Krause

Fox Sports 1 Preliminary Card (7PM ET)

  • Alex Garcia vs. Sean Strickland
  • Oluwale Bamgbose vs. Daniel Sarafian
  • Leonardo Augusto Leleco vs. Anthony Smith
  • Nathan Coy vs. Jonavin Webb

UFC Fight Pass Prelims (5:15PM ET)

  • Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Marion Reneau
  • Kelly Faszholz vs. Lauren Murphy
  • Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Anthony Hamilton

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