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UFC Fight Night 80: Paige VanZant-Rose Namajunas Now Booked

UFC Fight Night 80

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.

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

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