Monday, October 08, 2018
Big Bad Blog Video Theater-Michelle Waterson vs Felice Herrig
Here's the match video of Michelle Waterson vs Felice Herrig from UFC 229 in Las Vegas. It aired on the main card. These are veteran fighters looking to get into the Strawweight title picture. I said on my podcast on Friday that the result of this fight depends on Felice. She can win if she is aggressive but she doesn't always do that. In round one, I didn't think either of them were very good. I scored the round 10-9 for Felice but it was very close. One judge scored it the same and the other two scored it for Michelle. Michelle clearly won round two. She took Felice down and pounded her. I scored it 10-9 for Michelle. Two judges scored it that way. The other judge scored it 10-8. I don't agree with that. Felice's trainer Jeff Curran told her it's close and she needs to be more aggressive. In round three, she took Michelle down. But she wasn't aggressive and Michelle landed elbows from bottom position. That won Michelle the fight. I scored the round 10-9 for Michelle and the fight 29-28 for Michelle. All three judges scored the round 10-9 for Michelle. Michelle wins by unanimous decision 30-27, 29-28, 30-26. Or I could say that Felice lost because she lacked aggression. In her post fight interview, Michelle says she wants into the title picture. I think she won the fight but she would have big problems with Tatiana Suarez, Poliana Botelho or Jessica Andrade. Pick one. It's a bad loss for Felice because now she goes back to the prelims. Enjoy the video!