Watch Michelle Waterson vs. Paige VanZant full fight video highlights from UFC 206's main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC Fight Night: VanZant vs. Waterson took place Dec. 17 at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. UFC strawweight contenders Paige VanZant (7-3) and Michelle Waterson (14-4) squared off in the night's main event, which aired live on FOX. Catch the video highlights above.
For more on VanZant vs. Waterson, check out the play-by-play courtesy of MMAFighting.com's Danny Segura.
Round 1: And the main event is finally here. This is an important bout for women's strawweight division. 'Big' John McCarthy is the referee for this one. Waterson takes the center of the cage VanZant flows on the outside and stays light on her feet. Nice jab by Waterson. Waterson pins VanZant against the cage. Waterson hits an head-and-arm thrown, takes down VanZant, and immediately takes her back. Waterson locks a body triangle. We're half way though the fight. Waterson locks a rear-naked choke on VanZant. It looks tight, but VanZant is fighting it. Waterson relentless on her tight squeeze, and BOOM! VanZant goes out and referee John McCarthy stops the bout.
Michelle Waterson def. Paige VanZant via submission (RNC) (R1, 3:21)