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Thursday, Sep 17, 2015

UFC FN 80: Paige VanZant to Fight Joanne Calderwood in Main Event

Paige VanZant

By FCF Staff

Fresh off her submission win over Alex Chambers earlier this month, Paige VanZant has been booked to fight Joanne Calderwood, in the main event of UFC Fight Night 80.

The card will take place on December 10th at the The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

VanZant (6-1) tapped out Chambers with a third round, armbar at UFC 191, and in doing so, recorded her third straight win with the promotion. The 21 year-old is currently ranked #6 in the UFC’s strawweight division.

Calderwood (10-1), meanwhile, worked her way to a decision win over Cortney Casey in July. The 28 year-old is ranked #8.

Some of the other bouts that are scheduled for UFC FN 80 include Jim Miller vs. Michael Chiesa, Omari Akhmedov vs. Lyman Good and Kevin Casey vs. Antonio Carlos Junior.

posted by FCF Staff @ 9:35 pm
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