During last night’s UFC 208 preliminary broadcast, the promotion announced that a key women’s strawweight bout featuring Michelle Waterson taking on Rose Namajunas was set for UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City on April 15.
Michelle Waterson was last seen inside the octagon in December where she scored a first-round submission victory over Paige VanZant.
As for “Thug Rose”, Namajunas was most recently seen in action at July’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta where she suffered a decision loss to recent title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz.
Prior to the setback, Rose had earned a decision victory over Tecia Torres.
In addition to the Namajunas vs. Waterson bout, the UFC announced three other scraps which will take place on April 15 in Kansas City.
The other three fights added to the UFC on FOX 24 card are as follows:
• Tim Elliott vs. Louis Smolka – Flyweight
• Devin Clark vs. Jake Collier – Light heavyweight
• Anthony Smith vs. Andrew Sanchez – Middleweight
Who do you think will emerge victorious when “Thug Rose” and the “Karate Hottie” throw down on April 15? Sound off PENN Nation!