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UFC Vegas 26 Draws Number 1 Ratings For Saturday

UFC Vegas 26 on Saturday night which saw Marina Rodriguez face Michelle Waterson up a weight class on short notice. Although the card didn't have a main event until a week before, the UFC drew in great ratings for the event. UFC Vegas 26 averaged 741,000 viewers during the broadcast,...

UFC Vegas 26 Medical Suspensions: 3 Potentially Long Layoffs

The UFC Vegas 26 medical suspensions list has been released, and three fighters are facing a long layoff. At UFC Vegas 26, Marina Rodriguez defeated Michelle Waterson in the main event via unanimous decision. Rodriguez's jaw was visibly swollen later in the fight, but there was no breakage, and she...

Michelle Waterson Issues Statement Following UFC Vegas 26 Loss

Michelle Waterson has issued a statement following her loss to Marina Rodriguez in the UFC Vegas 26 main event.  At UFC Vegas 26, headliners Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson gave fans watching at home a show by leaving it all out there inside the UFC APEX. For Waterson, things did...

Fighters React To Michelle Waterson vs. Marina Rodriguez At UFC Vegas 26

Michelle Waterson vs. Marina Rodriguez was a solid fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 26 event on Saturday night (May 8, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. As seen in the fight, the first round was skippable as not a ton...

UFC Vegas 26 Highlights: Marina Rodriguez Outpoints Michelle Waterson

Michelle Waterson vs. Marina Rodriguez wasn’t the original main event for this show, but lived up to expectations.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (May 8, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 26 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. A slow start to this...

Michelle Waterson Clears The Air Following UFC 257 Withdrawal In Jan

Ahead of her big fight against Marina Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 26, Michelle Waterson decided to clear the air in regards to pulling out of her last fight. In Jan, Michelle Waterson bowed out of her highly anticipated showdown with Amanda Ribas. Then, Ribas would face Rodriguez instead and...

UFC Vegas 26: Rodriguez vs. Waterson Weigh-In Results & Preview

The UFC Vegas 26 weigh-ins are complete. While the main card remains untouched, there were two fights pulled from the lineup. Although every fight on the main card remains intact, there was still a miss from Diego Ferreira, who will be competing against Gregor Gillespie. Ferreira will be fined 30%...

Marina Rodriguez Eyes Fight With Rose Namajunas With Win Over Michelle Waterson

Marina Rodriguez is looking to become the top contender at strawweight on Saturday night at UFC Vegas 26. Rodriguez is set to step up on short notice, up a weight class at flyweight, against perennial strawweight contender, Michelle Waterson. It's an interesting matchup on paper, but given they only had...

Michelle Waterson Feels She Only Has A “Couple More Good Years” Left

Michelle Waterson knows her career is coming to an end, so that is why she jumped at the opportunity to headline another UFC card. After TJ Dillashaw was forced out of the UFC Vegas 26 main event against Cory Sandhagen, the UFC booked a short-notice flyweight bout between Waterson and...

Card Update For UFC Vegas 26 After Rodriguez/Waterson Made Official

UFC Vegas 26 officially has its main event. After T.J. Dillashaw was forced to withdraw from his fight against Cory Sandhagen, Saturday’s UFC Vegas 26 card was in need of a main event. Ultimately, the company landed on top-10 strawweights Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson. Both Rodriguez and Waterson will be...

Michelle Waterson Out of UFC 257 Bout Against Amanda Ribas

Michelle Waterson is out of her UFC 257 strawweight bout against rising prospect Amanda Ribas. According to an MMA Fighting report, Michelle Waterson was forced to withdraw from her scheduled bout against #9-ranked Amanda Ribas at UFC 257. There are no additional details at this time of what caused Waterson out...

Michelle Waterson vs. Amanda Ribas Booked For UFC 257

A pivotal strawweight bout will be going down on Jan. 23 at UFC 257. According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, Michelle Waterson will take on rising contender, Amanda Ribas on the pay-per-view-card. According to the report, the fight is not signed as of yet but both have agreed to the matchup. Michelle...

Michelle Waterson Only Interested In Contender Fights To Earn Title Shot

Michelle Waterson only wants to fight ahead of her after her win over Angela Hill. Waterson snapped her two-fight losing streak and remains a top-contender at strawweight. So, her goal is to fight a top-five opponent to prove she is ready to fight for UFC gold. “I want to take a...

UFC on ESPN+ 35 Highlights: Michelle Waterson Edges Angela Hill

Michelle Waterson vs. Angela Hill headlined the UFC’s latest show.  The two fighters met in a women’s strawweight bout on Saturday night (September 12, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 35 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. An interesting fight that saw Hill take the first two rounds...

Michelle Waterson On Angela Hill Fight: ‘I’m Excited To Get In There & Put Some Damage On Her’

Michelle Waterson is just focused on putting damage on her opponent, rather than being technical. Waterson is currently on a two-fight losing streak and during this run she says she was too focused on a gameplan and being technical. So, when she battles Angela Hill in the main event of...