MMA Odds and Ends for Monday: UFC 208 highlights, Namajunas vs. Waterson added to UFC on FOX 24

UFC 208: Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie highlights UFC 208: Anderson Silva vs Derek Brunson highlights UFC 208: Ronaldo Souza vs. Tim Boetsch highlights Rose Namajunas vs. Michelle Waterson and three other fights set for UFC on FOX 24 As noted on the UFC 208 broadcast Saturday, strawweights Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson will face off at UFC on FOX 24 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on April 15th. Namajunas (5-3) heads into this matchup off a decision loss to Karolina Kowalkiewicz back at UFC 201. The 24-year-old has gone 3-2 in the Octagon, with her other loss coming to former strawweight champion Carla Esparza at the TUF 20 Finale. Meanwhile, Waterson (14-4) is coming off an impressive first-round submission win over Paige VanZant at UFC on FOX 22. In addition, three other bouts were added to the card including, a battle between flyweights Tim Elliott and Louis Smolka, a light heavyweight affair pitting Devin Clark against Jake Collier and a middleweight matchup with Andrew Sanchez taking on Anthony Smith. Will Brooks vs. Charles Oliveira slated for UFC 210 in Buffalo Former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks will look to bounce back from his first loss in the Octagon when he squares off against Charles Oliveira at UFC 210. Brooks (18-2) is coming off a third-round TKO loss to Alex Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 96, which subsequently halted his nine-fight win streak. Charles Oliveira (21-7) has lost three of his last four fights and is officially moving back up to lightweight for the first time since 2011. UFC 210 takes place on April 8th at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Written by James Lynch

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