UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. VanZant, Our Fights to Watch & Fighter Spotlights

Mixed Martial Arts News

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written by Faiz Khan

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UFC Fight Night: #3 Rose Namajunas vs #7 Paige VanZant

December 10th, 2015

The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada

How to Watch: UFC Fight Pass (Paid subscription program; Free trial period for 1st time users)

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Top to bottom this card looks like it will deliver some great action on an unorthodox Thursday night. This night looks to answer some undeniable questions about the UFC’s bright young prospects, but is not short of some notable veterans to carry the card as well.

These are our picks for fighters & best fights to watch from this card (working our way up the card from the first fight):

1. (Strawweights 115 lb.) Kailin Curran (3-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) vs. Emily Kagan (3-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

SPOTLIGHT: Kailin Curran, 24

2. Bantamweights (135 lb.): #5 Aljamain Sterling (11-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) vs. #10 Johnny Eduardo (27-9 MMA, 2-1 UFC)

SPOTLIGHT: #5 Aljamain Sterling, 26


3. Welterweights (170 lb.): Tim Means (24-7-1 MMA, 6-4 UFC) vs. John Howard (23-11 MMA, 7-6 UFC)

SPOTLIGHT: Tim “Dirty Bird” Means, 31

4.  Middleweights (185 lb.): Elias Theodorou (11-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) vs. Thiago Santos (11-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC)


SPOTLIGHT: Elias “The Spartan” Theodorou, 27

5. Lightweights (155 lb.): Sage Northcutt (6-0, 1-0 UFC) vs. Cody Pfister (12-4-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) 

SPOTLIGHT: “Super” Sage Northcutt, 19

6. Lightweights (155 lb.): #14 Jim Miller (25-6-1 MMA, 14-5 UFC) vs. Michael Chiesa (12-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC)

SPOTLIGHT: BOTH [F.O.T.N. CANDIDATE]

7. Strawweights (115 lb.): #3 Rose Namajunas (3-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) vs. #7 Paige VanZant (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC)

SPOTLIGHT: BOTH [F.O.T.N. CANDIDATE]

Good luck to all the fighters!


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