UFC adds Michelle Waterson-Cortney Casey fight to Glendale event
The UFC has added a women's straw weight fight to the UFC on Fox 29 card in April at Gila River Arena in Glendale, azcentral sports has learned.
The seventh-ranked Michelle Waterson (14-6-0) will face No. 12 Cortney Casey (7-5-0) in a bounce-back scrap for each fighter.
Waterson, known to fans as “The Karate Hottie,” is coming off two-straight defeats and “Cast Iron” Casey has lost two of her last three.
Casey, who was born in Tucson, fights out of the MMA Lab in Glendale.
Much of her family lives in Mesa, where she grew up.
She's the third local fighter to be added to the card.
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