UFC on Fox 22 will be held event held by on December 17, 2016, at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. The UFC has officially released the scheduled fight lineup for the event.
After previously contesting four events in Sacramento at Sleep Train Arena, this will be the first for the promotion at the newly-built venue.
Headlining the card will be a women’s strawweight bout between Paige VanZant and former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Michelle Waterson.
VanZant (7-2 MMA) rebounded nicely from her first UFC loss to Rose Namajunas at UFC Fight Night 80 by earning a highlight reel KO in her last bout against Bec Rawlings and UFC on FOX 21 earning Paige her first ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus. Waterson (13-4) is the former Invicta FC atom weight champion and recently made her UFC debut back in July by defeating Angela Magana at The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians Finale.
The co-main event features a welterweight bout between Sage Northcutt and Mickey Gall. The other two fights on the main card feature a bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber vs. Brad Pickett and a welterweight bout between Alan Jouban vs. Mike Perry.
Headlining the preliminary card on Fox Sport 1 will be light heavyweight bout between Luis Henrique da Silva and former BAMMA light heavyweight champion Paul Craig. Kicking off the preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 is a women’s bantamweight bout between Leslie Smith vs. Irene Aldana whilst Eddie Wineland vs. Takeya Mizugaki headlines the UFC Fight Pass portion of the card.
Check out the full fight card below
Main Card (Fox)
Paige VanZant vs. Michelle Waterson
Sage Northcutt vs. Mickey Gall
Urijah Faber vs. Brad Pickett
Alan Jouban vs. Mike Perry
Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)
Luis Henrique da Silva vs. Paul Craig
Cole Miller vs. Mizuto Hirota
Bryan Barberena vs. Colby Covington
James Moontasri vs. Alex Morono
Josh Emmett vs. Scott Holtzman
Leslie Smith vs. Irene Aldana
Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Eddie Wineland vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Hector Sandoval vs. Fredy Serrano
Bojan Veličković vs. Sultan Aliev