Former UFC title challenger “Thug” Rose Namajunas made a strong case for another shot at championship gold with a thrilling win tonight at UFC on FOX 24: “Johnson vs Reis” in Kansas City, Missouri. Namajunas submitted Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson in the strawweight co-main event.
Waterson survived a head-kick knockdown early in the second round, but Namajunas was relentless on the ground and she ultimately finished her foe with a rear-naked choke. In bantamweight action, Ketlen “Fenomeno” Vieira kept her unbeaten record intact with a victory over Ashlee Evans-Smith.
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