Paige VanZant entered this fight with a pro record of 7-4-0 (57% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.50 women’s flyweight in the world since she won just one out of her last four bouts, against Bec Rawlings in 2016 (VanZant vs Rawlings); after this fight she was defeated by Michelle Waterson (VanZant vs Waterson) and by Jessica-Rose Clark (Paige VanZant vs Jessica-Rose Clark).
Her opponent, Rachael Ostovich, has an official mma record of 4-4-0 (50% submission victory rate – she has never won via ko/tko) and she entered as the No.45 in the same weight class. She had beat Karine Gevorgyan in 2017 but then she lost against Montana De La Rosa last year. VanZant vs Ostovich is on the undercard of Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw – UFC Fight Night 143 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 1); they also faced each other a second time on July 23, 2021 in a bare knuckle boxing fight (Paige VanZant vs Rachael Ostovich 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 143: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw
Where: Barclays Center, New York, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC Fight Night 143 fight card (main fights):
Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw
Greg Hardy vs Allen Crowder
Yancy Medeiros vs Gregor Gillespie
Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz 2
Paige VanZant vs Rachael Ostovich
Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson
Donald Cerrone vs Alexander Hernandez
VanZant’s previous fight: Paige VanZant vs Jessica-Rose Clark
VanZant’s next fight: Paige VanZant vs Amanda Ribas
VanZant vs Ostovich Fight Video:
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