Joanne Calderwood is out and Rose Namajunas is in for the UFC Fight Night 80 main event, the promotion announced recently.
Namajunas will take on Paige VanZant in the headline bout that kick-starts a three-day stretch of UFC events in Las Vegas. The card takes place December 10 and streams live on UFC Fight Pass.
— Dana White (@danawhite) October 28, 2015
Namajunas (3-2) made the finals of The Ultimate fighter, falling to Carla Esparza via submission. She rebounded with a submission win of her own over Angela Hill recently.
VanZant (6-1) has won all three of her Octagon bouts, including a recent win over Alex Chambers. The youngster posted on Twitter “It’s on baby!!!! You don’t want to miss this!!!”
Below is the current lineup:
MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass)
Strawweight: Paige VanZant vs. Rose Namajunas
Lightweight: Sage Northcutt vs. Cody Pfister
Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Michael Chiesa
Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Johnny Eduardo
Middleweight: Elias Theodorou vs. Thiago Santos
Middleweight: Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Kevin Casey
Welterweight: Omari Akhmedov vs. Lyman Good
Welterweight: Tim Means vs. John Howard
Welterweight: Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Andreas Stahl
Welterweight: Michael Graves vs. Danny Roberts
Featherweight: Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Phillipe Nover
Strawweight: Kailin Curran vs. Emily Kagan
Welterweight: Sheldon Westcott vs. Edgar Garcia