13 September 2020 04:45
Join us here at BloodyElbow.com around 11:15 PM ET/8:15 PM PT for the live stream of the UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Sakai post-fight press conference, live from the UFC APEX Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. You can catch the video above, and since Bloody Elbow has the best comments section of any sports site, stick around here and participate below. Fighters like the main event stars Angela Hill and Michelle Waterson will be in attendance, along with the best performers from the rest of the card, including Khama Worthy, Ottman Azaitar, Mike Rodriguez and more. The press conference will announce the fight of the night and performance of the night bonuses and includes the new media Q&A with the fighters individually breaking down the bouts and finding out what the winners are aiming for when negotiating their next fight.
We often get some great moments and quote gold from these pressers, so it's definitely worth tuning in. Please note that depending on what time the card ends, the press conference may start later than originally scheduled. This is the UFC Vegas 10 live blog for Michele Waterson vs. Angela Hill, the strawweight main event for Saturday night's fight card at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Waterson enters the bout with back-to-back decision losses on her resume.
Check out the UFC Vegas 10 live blog below. Michelle Waterson kicks Angela Hill in a strawweight fight during UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on Sept. 12, 2020 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC) LAS VEGAS — There was guaranteed to be a fighter who was extremely angry when Saturday's strawweight main event between Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill ended at Apex. Both women dished out a lot of punishment and fought brilliantly.
But there were a lot of close rounds and not a lot to pick between with the fighters. Waterson, whose kicks seemed to get her back into the fight after Hill got off early, earned a critical split decision victory to enable her to snap a two-fight losing streak. Judges had it 49-46 and 48-47 for Waterson and 48-47 for Hill. Yahoo Sports had it 48-47 for Waterson. When ring announcer read the decisive scorecard, Waterson collapsed in joy while an angry Hill stomped out of the Octagon. It was that kind of a fight. Each woman gave and took a tremendous amount of punishment and could make a reasonable argument that she deserved the victory. The stakes were huge, as well, with both coming off losses and the loser likely to fall well out of title contention. For Hill, it was the second bitter defeat in a row. She lost a split decision in May to Claudia Gadelha that an overwhelming amount of neutral observers felt she deserved to win. She came out hard Saturday and was peppering Waterson with strikes. Waterson started slowly, but once she got her kicks working for her, she made it more difficult for Hill to get to the distance she wanted to fight at while at the same time racking up scoring blows. The fifth was fought at a furious pace and the intensity of the battle showed on the marks on both women's faces. Waterson had a hematoma over her left eye, while Hill had welts all over her face. Only Waterson, though, left with a smile on her face. More from Yahoo Sports: Michelle Waterson got back on track Saturday when she defeated Angela Hill in the UFC on ESPN+ 35 main event. Waterson (18-8 MMA, 6-4 UFC) snapped her two-fight losing skid and made it known she's still a factor in the strawweight division with a split decision victory over Hill (12-9 MMA, 6-9 UFC) in the event headliner, which took place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Waterson's victory over Hill at UFC on ESPN+ 35. Nick Kalikas UFC Mackenzie Dern Kelvin Gastelum Ben Askren Elvin Sinosic Alan Jouban Belal Muhammad Ben Rothwell Jimi Manuwa Gerald Harris Gina Carano Jeremy Brand Tatiana Suarez Aljamain Sterling Chas Skelly Kenny Florian Stephen Thompson Francis Ngannou Tim Elliott Jessica Eye Niko Price Kevin Holland Cody Garbrandt Amanda Nunes Nina Ansaroff Bryce Mitchell Derek Brunson Megan Olivi Brandon Gibson Dan Tom Shannon Knapp Marion Reneau MMA Junkie Mick Maynard Katlyn Chookagian Carla Esparza Megan Anderson Claudia Gadelha