Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-05-08, good pace with some nice exchanges: the mma fight Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson gets three stars.
Waterson vs Rodriguez is the main event of UFC Vegas 26 (also known as UFC on ESPN 24). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Marina Rodriguez record
Marina Rodriguez entered this fight with a record of 13-1-2 (54% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.6 women’s strawweight in the world.
In her last three fights she tied with Cynthia Calvillo in December 2019, she lost to Carla Esparza in 2020 (Marina Rodriguez vs Carla Esparza) and she has beat Amanda Ribas in 2021 (Marina Rodriguez vs Amanda Ribas).
Michelle Waterson record
Her opponent, the black belt in American freestyle karate and former Invicta Fc atomweight champion Michelle Waterson, has an official record of 18-8-0 (67% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.10 in the women’s strawweight division.
She lost two consecutive matches between 2019 and 2020, against Carla Esparza (Carla Esparza vs Michelle Waterson) and Joanna Jedrzejczyk (Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Michelle Waterson), but she came back to win with Angela Hill in September 2020 (Michelle Waterson vs Angela Hill).
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.
Rodriguez vs Waterson full fight video / highlights
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Official highlights – spanish
UFC Vegas 26 info
Event: UFC on ESPN 24: Rodriguez vs Waterson
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC Vegas 26 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 26 full fight card:
Marina Rodriguez vs Michelle Waterson
Donald Cerrone vs Alex Morono
Neil Magny vs Geoff Neal
Marcos Rogério de Lima vs Maurice Greene
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Gregor Gillespie
Phil Hawes vs Kyle Daukaus
Michael Trizano vs Ľudovít Klein
Jun Yong Park vs Tafon Nchukwi
Carlston Harris vs Christian Aguilera
UFC Vegas 26 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC Vegas 26.
Marina Rodriguez def. Michelle Waterson via UD
Alex Morono def. Donald Cerrone via TKO r1
Neil Magny def. Geoff Neal via UD
Marcos Rogério de Lima def. Maurice Greene via UD
Gregor Gillespie def. Carlos Diego Ferreira via TKO r2
Phil Hawes def. Kyle Daukaus via UD
Michael Trizano def. Ľudovít Klein via UD
Jun Yong Park def. Tafon Nchukwi via MD
Carlston Harris def. Christian Aguilera via SUB r1
UFC Vegas 26 weigh-in
Here is the official video of UFC Vegas 26: Rodriguez vs Waterson weigh-in.
Rodriguez vs Waterson result
Marina Rodriguez defeated Michelle Waterson via unanimous decision. Scores were 48–47, 49–46, 49–46.
UFC Vegas 26 post-fight press conference
Here is the official video of UFC Vegas 26 post-fight press conference.
UFC Vegas 26 bonus awards
UFC Vegas 26 Fight of the Night: Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Gregor Gillespie
UFC Vegas 26 Performance of the Night: Alex Morono and Carlston Harris