[WATCH] Michelle Waterson destroys Paige VanZant, chokes her out in round 1 at UFC on Fox 22

Michelle Waterson has just made a statement to the MMA world with a huge victory over Paige VanZant. “The Karate Hottie” choked VanZant out in the first round, taking the win in the main event of UFC on Fox 22 at Sacramento, California.

Waterson dominated the former Dancing With The Stars contestant, finishing her within the first round via a choke.

Towards the latter part of round 1 VanZant gets inside, and the pair battled in the clinch. Waterson pushes the action to the fence. They trade knees. Beautiful throw from Waterson, and she moves immediately to the back. Bodylock is in, and Waterson looking for the choke. the left arm is under the neck, but VanZant controls the right arm and peels it away. Waterson continues to squeeze. She finally gets the right arm in place. The squeeze continues, and VanZant is out.

Huge statement from Michelle Waterson, there is no doubt she is going to go onto big things in 2017. She recently released a full length feature documentary named “Michelle Waterson: Fight Mom”, you can watch it for free by clicking HERE.

Meanwhile a loss for VanZant means she has now lost 2 of her last 3. She revealed earlier in the week she has plans on moving to the WWE once her UFC run is over. She has yet to beat a current top 15 opponent.

What did you think of Waterson’s performance? Who would you like to see her face next? Let us know in the comments below.

Take a look at some of the highlights from the bout.


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