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Tecia Torres vs Michelle Waterson added to UFC 218 in Detroit

About two months ago Tecia Torres called for a fight with Michelle Waterson.  Today, the fight was finally made official and it will take place at UFC 218 in Detroit, Michigan.

Torres (9-1) asked for a dance with ‘Karate Hottie’ Michelle Waterson (14-5).

“Michelle what’s up?  Let’s fight and put on a good show! @Karatehotttiemma Wating for you,” the tweet read.

Tecia Torres vs Michelle Waterson is now official and will take place on Saturday, December 2 from the Little Caesars Arena.

After winning two in a row upon entering the UFC, Waterson was suffered her first loss in April of this year, a second round submission to Rose Namajunas. Waterson stormed into the 115-pound rankings after submissions over Angela Magana and Paige VanZant.

Torres shares a loss to Namajunas, her lone defeat inside the UFC octagon as well. Prior to the Namajunas loss, Torres won three in a row with victories over Magana, Angela Hill, and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger. She is currently riding a two-fight win streak with a unanimous decision win over Bec Rawlings, followed by a submission over Juliana Lima in July.

Torres is currently ranked number five in the women’s strawweight division while Waterson sits immediately behind her at the number six seed.

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