Kailin Curran vs. Paige VanZant Strawweight Bout Moved to UFC Fight Night Austin

Kailin CurranA battle between incoming strawweights is on the move.

New 115-pound UFC fighters Kailin Curran and Paige VanZant were slated to meet at UFC Fight Night 54 on Oct. 4 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. UFC officials on Tuesday, however, announced that VanZant had suffered an injury that forced the bout off of the Canadian card.

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The Curran vs. VanZant bout will remain intact, but will instead take place on Nov. 22 in Austin, Texas.

Curran enters the bout with a spotless 3-0 record as a professional, which follows a 4-1 amateur career.

VanZant is 3-1 as a professional, having lost only to The Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor Tecia Torres. She was also won her only amateur bout.

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The bout joins a high-profile flyweight bout between Joseph Benavidez and Dustin Ortiz on the UFC Fight Night 57 event in Austin.

(Photo courtesy of GregHonda.com)

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