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UFC assigned 11 strawweight contracts from Invicta

From their Twitter!!!

BIG news for #WMMA: the UFC has been assigned 11 strawweight contracts from @InvictaFights
Can't wait to see these fights!!!

UFC ‏@ufc 12m

our new strawweights continued: @badmofo_jojo @EmilyPKagan @PAIGEVANZANT and @alexchambersmma!

UFC ‏@ufc 18m

Welcome to the UFC, @CarlaEsparza1 @feliceherrig @TeciaTorres @RowdyBec @rosenamajunas @ClaudiaGadelha_ @julianalimabh
And apparently 5 more women can make it in on a tryout in 2014

If the Twitter names aren't clear the list is- The 11 fighters are: Carla Esparza, Claudia Gadelha, Felice Herrig, Joanne Calderwood, Tecia Torres, Rose Namajunas, Bec Hyatt, Emily Kagan, Alex Chambers, Julianna Lima, and Paige Van Zant.

In May, these 11 competitors will report to Las Vegas and participate on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter® in the first-ever all-women’s edition of the show. And for the first time ever, The Ultimate Fighter® will crown a UFC champion, as the winner of season 20 will become the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion.
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