UFC Fight Night - VanZant vs Waterson Picks & Predictions Dec 17, 2016
Last year is approaching faster than we think. It is December now! As a matter of fact, diehard fans of UFC don't want to miss event on Fox. The UFC on FOX: VanZant vs Waterson (also entitled as UFC on Fox 22) is an upcoming MMA bout that will be held by UFC on December 17, 2016, at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California.
There is something new about this upcoming bout. Yes, you guessed it right. This will be the first time for the UFC promotion in the newly-built venue in Sacramento. We know that previous 4 events were held at Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento.
In the UFC on Fox 22, the women's strawweight bout between Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson is planned as the event headliner. These two beauties will be meeting in a cage in total expectation. The returning of UFC event in Sacramento now has the headliner. As the main event, there is a local fighter.
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One of the prominent strawweight contenders Paige VanZant will definitely headline UFC on FOx 22 against Michelle Waterson. This information was announced by Dana White during the broadcast of Wednesday night's edition of UFC tonight.
Waterson, the 30 year old fighter has not been in the cage since July 2015. As the record, she was at TUF 21 Finale, which was her debut in the UFC world. Known as her beautiful karate moves, Waterson was actually scheduled to meet Tecia Torres in the UFC 194. However, it was cancelled because of her injury. Her broken hand, however, has been recovered and she is ready to get involved in the UFC on Fox 22.
In the UFC on Fox 21, VanZant was winning over Bec Rawlings. She won in the 2nd round. Held at Golden 1 Center, this matchup will also feature the fight between Mickey Gall v Sage NorthCutt in the welterweights division.
In this upcoming show, Paige VanZant will fight at home. And she will do it under the main event. Of course the pressure is to be seen. She will fight against the Karate Hottie. And as mentioned, as the main event it will be played on FOX. Both fighters in this matchup are currently featured on the Latest USA TODAY Sports / MMAJunkie in MMA women's strawweight ranking chart.