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Michelle Waterson vs. Amanda Lemos set for July 16 UFC event

Michelle Waterson is set to return for her first fight in over a year. MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of the matchup that Waterson (18-9) will fight Amanda Lemos (11-2-1) in a strawweight bout at a UFC Fight Night event on July 16 with a location still to be announced. The bout was first reported by Ariel Helwani and Waterson announced it herself on Thursday.
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Report: Amanda Lemos Vs. Michelle Waterson In The Works For July 16

A UFC strawweight matchup between Amanda Lemos and Michelle Waterson is reportedly targeted for a July 16th Fight Night event. News of the in-the-works fight was first reported by MMA journalist Ariel Helwani. Lemos will make a quick turnaround following her loss to former strawweight champion Jéssica Andrade in a...
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Michelle Waterson Suffers Potential “Career-Ending” Injury

UFC strawweight contender Michelle Waterson has to withdraw from her upcoming fight against Amanda Ribas due to a serious injury. Waterson was supposed to face Ribas on the upcoming UFC 274 card before suffering an injury in her camp. The details of the injury aren’t, clear and it’s also uncertain if she’ll require surgery.

Michelle Waterson reveals she’s dealing with a potential “career-ending” injury

Michelle Waterson is dealing with a possible career-ending injury. Waterson was booked to fight Amanda Ribas at UFC Columbus on March 26 but was forced to withdraw from the bout due to injury. Shortly after that, they were booked to fight at UFC 274 on May 7 but apparently, that won’t be happening as Waterson took to social media to reveal she’s dealing with a serious injury.
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Michelle Waterson says Amanda Ribas fight off because of potentially ‘career-ending’ injury

A dejected Michelle Waterson went on social media Thursday to shed light on the reason her fight with Amanda Ribas has been canceled. Waterson and Ribas originally were set to meet March 26 at UFC on ESPN 33 until the bout was scrapped after Waterson was forced to withdraw because of an injury. Subsequent reports, including from MMA Junkie, said the fight was rescheduled for May 7 at UFC 274.
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Amanda Ribas vs. Michelle Waterson rescheduled for UFC 274

Amanda Ribas and Michelle Waterson will have to wait a little longer before finally battling inside the octagon. Multiple people with knowledge of the situation told MMA Fighting that an undisclosed injury will prevent “The Karate Hottie” from facing Ribas on March 26 as originally planned. As a result, the UFC has decided to move the matchup to UFC 274 on May 7 rather than look for a new opponent for Ribas in March.

Michelle Waterson vs. Amanda Ribas Postponed to UFC 274 on May 7

A strawweight showdown between Michelle Waterson and Amanda Ribas that was originally slated for UFC on ESPN 33 on March 26 has been rescheduled for UFC 274. Waterson was forced to withdraw from the original date after suffering an undisclosed injury. Ag.Fight was first to report the news. UFC 274 takes place on May 7 in Phoenix, Ariz., and is headlined by a lightweight title clash between Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje.