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Wrong Rocky: Raquel Pennington on price of mistaken identity in Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial

The other day on social media, Raquel Pennington wished everyone a good morning – except for the other Raquel Pennington. The other one, who briefly took center stage in the Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial, is the reason the veteran UFC bantamweight can’t open her social media without a deluge of nasty comments. The other one is the reason she gets DMs hoping her career fails, and the reason her partner, veteran UFC strawweight Tecia Torres, is part of a conspiracy theory about their relationship.
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No, UFC’s Raquel Pennington Did Not Hit Amber Heard

UFC bantamweight Raquel Pennington has come forward to clear the air about false reports that she struck actress Amber Heard. One of the top stories circulating the media at the moment is the ongoing defamation lawsuit against Heard by Johnny Depp. During the proceedings, an alleged incident was disclosed regarding the actress being struck by Raquel “Rocky” Pennington.
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Aspen Ladd issues statement following loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 273

UFC fighter Aspen Ladd has sent out a statement to her fans after falling to defeat against Raquel Pennington at UFC 273. Last Saturday night at UFC 273, Aspen Ladd fell short in her return to bantamweight as she suffered a unanimous decision defeat at the hands of Raquel Pennington. The loss dropped her pro MMA record to 9-3 and marked her third defeat in a four-fight span, leaving many to wonder where her future lies.
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Sources: Raquel Pennington to replace Irene Aldana, fight Aspen Ladd on April 9

The UFC lost a top women's bantamweight contender fight on its pay-per-view card next month but is replacing it with another. Irene Aldana is out of a scheduled fight with Aspen Ladd at UFC 273 on April 9 in Jacksonville, Florida, because of an undisclosed injury, sources confirmed Saturday to ESPN. In Aldana's place, Raquel Pennington has been tabbed as Ladd's opponent on the same card, sources said. The news was first reported by Eurosport Netherlands.
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UFC 273 main card, prelims announced with Aspen Ladd vs. Raquel Pennington

UFC 273’s pay-per-view main card and ESPN prelims are official for the April 9 event in Florida. The UFC announced on Saturday the five-fight main card set for ESPN+ pay-per-view, which features a pair of title fights: Alexander Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie and Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan 2. Featured is the return of Khamzat Chimaev in his biggest test to date against one-time title challenger Gilbert Burns.
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Raquel Pennington To Step Up To Face Aspen Ladd At UFC 273

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Raquel Pennington will fill in on short notice against Aspen Ladd at UFC 273 on April 9. News of the switch was first reported by MMA Fighting. Ladd had been booked to face Irene Aldana at UFC 273 before Aldana pulled out with an undisclosed...
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Raquel Pennington replaces Irene Aldana, will face Aspen Ladd at UFC 273

Raquel Pennington will step up on short notice to face Aspen Ladd at UFC 273 on April 9. Pennington is a late replacement for Irene Aldana, who withdrew from the bantamweight clash after suffering an undisclosed injury. Eurosport Netherlands was first to report the new matchup. UFC 273 takes place at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, and is headlined by a featherweight title tilt between Alexander Volkanovski and Chan Sung Jung.
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