UFC will be making their way to the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri for “UFC on FOX 24” where Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson will be defending his title for the eleventh time. His challenger, Wilson Reis, has only lost one of his last six fights and is currently riding a three-fight win streak.
In the co-main event of the night, “Thug” Rose Namajunas will be looking to get one step closer to the UFC Strawweight Championship when she collides with “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson. Ranked so close to the top of their weight class, neither woman can afford to lose in such a high-profile fight.
Rose has stepped into the octagon with some beasts before and was pushed to her limit when she went toe-to-toe with Team Alpha Male’s Paige VanZant. VanZant and Namajunas put on a show for the crowd and left their blood, sweat, and tears on the mat. However, it was Namajunas who would walk out with her hands raised in victory.
While preparing for her fight with Waterson, Namajunas was asked about what it was like to take on VanZant in such a bloody fight. Namajunas was honest, and let the reporter know perhaps a little too much what it was like to tussle with such an elite opponent under the bright lights: