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Liz Carmouche breaks losing streak with win over Lauren Murphy at UFC Fight Night 63

UFC Fight Night 63 took place on April 4, 2015 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia and aired on Fox Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Round 1: Liz threw a leg kick, but fell and Murphy clinched with her in the middle of the octagon. Murphy backed Liz up against the fence. Liz with some good elbows and punches to the face of Murphy. Liz gets off the fence, lands a heel kick. Liz backs up, letting Murphy come to her. Liz with a good right hand, Murphy clinches and puts Liz on the fence. That’s how the round ends.

Round 2: Murphy presses forward early, Liz throws several kicks to the body. Murphy shoots in for a double leg, but stuffed and Liz lands a knee to the face of Murphy. Murphy clinches and puts Liz on the fence. Liz let's go and throws a crazy back kick, but Murphy catches it, clinches with her and continues to control the cage. Murphy gets a takedown, lands in guard, but Liz controls her and keeps from further damage with her great control of Murphy.

Round 3: Murphy with some fades with her strikes to set up her leg kicks. Liz with a double leg takedown at 3:45. Murphy gets her back to the fence and begins to make her way back to her feet. Moments later she does, she gets Liz’s back and tries to take her down. Murphy clinches with her as Liz lands some elbows from the top. Liz gets a hip toss into side control to end the round.

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Result: Liz Carmouche def. Lauren Murphy via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)