UFC on FOX 15 results: Paige VanZant lives up to hype, dominates Felice Herrig


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NEWARK, N.J. – [autotag]Paige VanZant[/autotag] may have given up a lot in the experience department against [autotag]Felice Herrig[/autotag], but what she lacked in cage time she made up for with youthful exuberance.

For three rounds VanZant (5-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) outworked and outmaneuvered Herrig (10-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC), shrugging off bad positions and racing to better ones en route to a one-sided unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

The strawweight bout opened up the main card of today’s UFC on FOX 15 event at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. It aired on FOX following prelims on FOX and UFC Fight Pass.

After getting in each other’s faces several times throughout fight week, it was no surprise that these two started fast, with Herrig initially getting the better of the striking exchanges and muscling VanZant around in the clinch. VanZant would rebound with throws…

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