It was first reported by MMA Junkie that Michelle Waterson has suffered an undisclosed injury and is out of her fight against Tecia Torres at UFC 194, December 12th. The UFC is currently seeking a replacement to stand in for Waterson last minute.
The former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Michelle Waterson has a MMA record of 13-4 and has won three out of her last three fights. Waterson latest win was against Angela Magana via submission rear naked choke at the TUF 21 Finale this past July.
TUF vet Tecia Torres has a MMA record 6-0 and is 2-0 in the UFC. Torres holds wins over Paige VanZant, Rose Namajunas and Felice Herrig. Her latest win was against Angela Hill via unanimous decision at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico this past June.
This card will be headlined by Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo and Interim Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor. It will also feature Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold in the co-main event.