Competing for the first time in more than 17 months, former Invicta FC champion Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson was impressive in victory tonight at UFC on FOX 22 in Sacramento, California. Waterson choked out popular rising star “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant in the strawweight main event.
Waterson dominated the action on the mat after taking VanZant down in the opening round, and she pocketed an additional $50,000 in the form of a Performance Bonus for her impressive victory. In tonight’s Fight of the Night, Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith defeated Irene Aldana at bantamweight.
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