Michelle Waterson and Marina Rodriguez will headline UFC Vegas 26 on Could 8, but the fight will acquire location at flyweight, Waterson exposed to BJPENN.com.
Following TJ Dillashaw was compelled out of the headlining location towards Cory Sandhagen thanks to a horrible lower, the UFC reached out to Waterson and Rodriguez to action up on limited detect to headline the card. Now, according to “The Karate Hottie” the combat is a accomplished offer and the scrap will transpire at 125lbs.
“It has been insane. It definitely has. But, with each and every struggle I’ve had all over my whole fight career, there is constantly a lesson to be learned,” Waterson discovered to BJPENN.com on an forthcoming episode of Just Scrap Radio. “The lesson that I am getting away is I just recognized in everyday living there will constantly be opportunities but the issue is are you completely ready if the chance comes? I was meant to battle, then I was not then I acquired this chance on Monday and it is not anything I experienced to do, and I do not imagine you should acquire a combat simply because you had to, but because you want to and I wished to. I was fired up about the problem, I was thrilled for the chance to action up to the plate, go into Vegas, 5 rounds, 125, let us go.”
Although both Michelle Waterson and Marina Rodriguez are all-natural strawweights, Waterson suggests since of the quick recognize the fight was agreed to at flyweight. Nonetheless, The Karate Hottie claims she would’ve produced 115lbs if that is what the UFC needed of her.
“I can cut the excess weight. I do consider it is simply because of limited notice, if I had to I would,” Waterson included. “That’s not what they asked me for, they questioned me for 125 and I talked to my husband about it and that is what they asked for so let us go.”
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