Ultimate Fighting Championship made their way into Kansas City, Missouri for “UFC on FOX 24” and the event did not disappoint. In the co-main event of the evening, “Thug” Rose Namajunas welcomed “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson into the octagon.
The fight kicked off slow with a lengthy feeling out process, but it did not take long for Namajunas to find her footing and a comfortable distance to strike from. Namajunas kept Waterson guessing which strike was going to come next, constantly changing levels.
Namajunas was actually taken down with ease once they both found their footing, but Waterson could not stay on the offensive and Namajunas scrambled her way to the back of “The Karate Hottie”. Namajunas proved to be the superior grappler early on, and proceeded to batter Waterson with shots while standing and on the ground.
Namajunas took the back of Waterson once again in the second round of the fight and was patient with her attack, waiting for Waterson to eventually expose her neck. Namajunas cranked on the rear naked choke and forced Waterson into submission! Catch the replay below:
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