Rose Namajunas set to face Paige VanZant Dec 10th

Rose Namajunas set to face Paige VanZant Dec 10th

Paige VanZant (6-1) has a new opponent for Dec 10th and it’s none other than 3rd UFC Ranked Strawweight Rose Namajunas (3-2), the match up was officially announced by UFC President Dana White today.

Paige Vanzant

The reason for Joanne Calderwood’s removal from the card┬áhas not yet been revealed, the news was first announced by Paige VanZant’s teammate Justin Buchholz on Team Alpha Male’s radio show ‘Stud Show’.

With a 3 fight win streak in the UFC 21 year old VanZant is quickly gaining popularity most recently defeating Alex Chamber via third-round submission.

Namajunas, who was runner up on The Ultimate Fighter 20 is coming off a submission win earlier this month against fellow TUF member Angela Hill at UFC 192

The UFC Fight Night 80 card now includes:

  • Rose Namajunas vs. Paige VanZant
  • Sage Northcutt vs. Cody Pfister
  • Michael Chiesa vs. Jim Miller
  • Thiago ÔÇťMarretaÔÇŁ Santos vs. Elias Theodorou
  • Kevin Casey vs. Antonio Carlos Junior
  • Omari Akhmedov vs. Lyman Good
  • John Howard vs. Tim Means
  • Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Andreas Stahl
  • Michael Graves vs. Danny Roberts
  • Phillipe Nover vs. Zubaira Tukhugov
  • Kailin Curran vs. Emily Kagan
  • Johnny Eduardo vs. Aljamain Sterling

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