A women’s strawweight bout between prospects “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant and Kailin Curran has been added to UFC Fight Night 54: “MacDonald vs Saffiedine.” The event is set for October 4th at the Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Both fighters make their UFC debuts.
MMAFighting.com first reported on the VanZant-Curran matchup, which was subsequently confirmed by UFC officials. VanZant will compete for the first time since she picked up her first stoppage victory in April 2013. Curran is undefeated in her pro career and she most recently defeated Yoo Jin Jung.
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