Paige VanZant is the new face of MMA fighting
Paige VanZant, who trains with Sacramento’s Team Alpha Male, will be featured on the main card during Saturday’s UFC 191 show in Las Vegas.
VanZant (5-1), the seventh-ranked strawweight, will fight Alex Chambers (40-2) of Australia on the pay-per-view card that begins at 7 p.m.
In her last bout, VanZant, 21, scored a unanimous decision over Felice Herrig during UFC Fight Night in Newark, J.J., on April 18.
In the UFC 191 headline bout, Demetrious Johnson defends his flyweight title against John Dodson. Johnson (21-2-1) has been champion for three years and has beaten eight challengers.
In their first bout, on the UFC on Fox 6 card in 2013, Johnson beat Dodson (18-6) by decision.