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MMA: Waterson to face VanZant

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque MMA fighter Michelle Waterson, out of action since July 2015 because of injuries, will return to the octagon with a big splash on Dec. 17.
Waterson, who trains at Jackson-Wink MMA, is scheduled to face Paige VanZant — of Dancing With The Stars fame — on a UFC on Fox card in Sacramento, Calif.
VanZant (7-3) is the higher-profile fighter. Waterson (13-4) has more experience.
Waterson and VanZant campaign in the strawweight (115-pound) division.

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