Posted June 24, 2015 by Melanie Gale in News

Alex Chambers meeting Paige VanZant at UFC 191

Strawweights Alex Chambers (5-2) and Paige VanZant (5-1) are slated for the card at UFC 191 in Las Vegas on September 1.

As per Fox Sports 1, “UFC officials have not announced the bout as of yet, but VanZant vs. Chambers is currently targeted for UFC 191 although final confirmation for the fight will not happen until bout agreements are issued and signed.”


Chambers is coming off a slick win over Kailin Curran (3-2) in May at Adelaide, and VanZant bested Felice Herrig (10-6) at UFC Machida vs. Rockhold in April. VanZant also beat Curran in November 2014.

It’s an odd bit of matchmaking for VanZant. It’s a real indication of where she is in the division, and what the UFC  plans for her, as they aren’t looking up the division for her next opponent. Rose Namajunas (2-2), Tecia Torres (6-0), or Randa Markos (5-2) would be a more expected match up.

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