UT alum awarded Fight of the Night at UFC Rio Rancho



RIO RANCHO, N.M. (WATE) – University of Tennessee alum Scott Holtzman not only won his lightweight bout against Jim Miller but was also awarded Fight of the Night at UFC Rio Rancho.

Holtzman won the bout by unanimous decision with scores of 30-27 and 29-28 twice by the judges.

Knoxville mom makes UFC debut at UFC Rio Rancho


Knoxville mom Shanna Young making her UFC debut in a bantamweight bout against the no. 12 ranked women’s bantamweight contender Macy Chiasson.

Young was a last-minute replacement for Chiasson’s original opponent who backed out of the fight due to injury.

Young hung in through the three rounds and took the fight to a decision where she, unfortunately, lost to Chiasson by a score of 30-26 across the board.

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