UFC on FOX 22: Michelle Waterson Finishes Paige VanZant
By FCF Staff
Michelle Waterson scored the biggest win of her career tonight at UFC on FOX 22, as the strawweight finished star Paige VanZant in the opening round.
Waterson took VanZant to the floor with a nicely timed throw, and proceeded to sink in a fight ending, rear-naked-choke.
The card also marked the final fight of Urijah Faber’s career, as the former WEC champ outscored Brad Pickett with strikes and takedowns for the decision win.
Here are the results for UFC on FOX 22, which took place in Sacramento.
Michelle Waterson def. Paige VanZant via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 3:21
Mickey Gall def. Sage Northcutt via submission (rear-naked-choke) R2, 1:40
Urijah Faber def. Brad Pickett via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Alan Jouban def. Mike Perry via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Paul Craig def. Luis Henrique da Silva via submission (armbar) R2, 1:59
Mizuto Hirota def. Cole Miller via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Colby Covington def. Bryan Barberena via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30)
Alex Morono def. James Moontasri via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Josh Emmett def.. Scott Holtzman via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Leslie Smith def. Irene Aldana via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27
Eddie Wineland def. Takeya Mizugaki via TKO (punches) R1, 3:04
Hector Sandoval def. Fredy Serrano via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Sultan Aliev def. Bojan Velickovic via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)