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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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Fight Cards

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Event Date: July 14, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC Fight Night 113: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio

Event Date: July 16, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC on FOX 25: Weidman vs. Gastelum

Event Date: July 22, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2

Event Date: July 29, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 114: Pettis vs. Moreno

Event Date: August 5, 2017
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 182: Koreshkov vs. Njoukani

Event Date: August 25, 2017
Broadcast: TBD