Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-09-23, good mma bout: Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson 2 gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Waterson 2 vs Rodriguez is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 23rd, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round women’s strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Rafael Fiziev vs Mateusz Gamrot – UFC Vegas 79 (also known as UFC Fight Night 228 or UFC on ESPN+ 86). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Marina Rodriguez record
Marina Rodriguez entered this fight with a professional record of 16-3-2 (44% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.9 women’s strawweight in the world.
She defeated Yan Xiaonan in March 2022 but then she has lost twice, with Amanda Lemos (Marina Rodriguez vs Amanda Lemos) and with Virna Jandiroba.
Michelle Waterson record
Her opponent, the black belt in American freestyle karate and former Invicta Fc atomweight champion Michelle Waterson-Gomez, has a mma record of 18-11-0 (67% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.37 in the women’s strawweight division.
She won just one out of her last six bouts, against Angela Hill in September 2020 (Michelle Waterson vs Angela Hill), after this match she has lost the first fight against Marina Rodriguez (Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson) and also with Amanda Lemos (Amanda Lemos vs Michelle Waterson) and Luana Pinheiro.
Among the best fights of Waterson we suggest a bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2013: Jessica Penne vs Michelle Waterson.
Here is the UFC Vegas 79 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Rafael Fiziev vs Mateusz Gamrot
Dan Ige vs Bryce Mitchell
Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson 2
Bryan Battle vs AJ Fletcher
Charles Jourdain vs Ricardo Ramos
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Miles Johns vs Dan Argueta
Tim Means vs Andre Fialho
Jacob Malkoun vs Cody Brundage
Mohammed Usman vs Jake Collier
Hannah Goldy vs Mizuki Inoue
Tamires Vidal vs Montserrat Rendon
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson 2 as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Rodriguez vs Waterson 2 fight?
Marina Rodriguez defeated Michelle Waterson via TKO at 2:42, round 2.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 79 post-fight octagon interview of Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson.