In box cocktail hour incited into cocktail binging final night, we might have missed that a approaching throw between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano finally has a date.
The bantamweight champ will demeanour to urge her pretension opposite Zingano during UFC 182, that will take place on Jan 3rd in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card’s venue as nonetheless to be determined.
Following Zingano’s third round, blocking win over Amanda Nunes in September, UFC President Dana White confirmed that a 32 year-old warrior would plea Rousey next. If we recall, Zingano was ostensible to quarrel Rousey final year, given she took out Miesha Tate in April, 2013.
“Alpha” harmed her knee not prolonged after a bout, however, and was sidelined for months. Zingano is now ranked in a #1 contender position.
The 27 year-old Rousey continues to journey as champ, as a Judoka is entrance of a 16 second dispersion of Alexis Davis, and before that, a 66 second, blocking win over Sarah McMann.
So, with this addition, UFC 182 will underline dual pretension fights. Light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones is scheduled to conflict Daniel Cormier in a categorical event.
Hector Lombard is also requisitioned to quarrel Josh Burkman in a latter’s Octagon debut. The label will be accessible around North America around pay-per-view.