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TAPOUT! Rose Namajunas vs Paige VanZant full fight video highlights from UFC Vegas

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Women's strawweight contender Rose Namajunas battered the face of rising star Paige VanZant in the UFC Fight Night 80 headliner last night (Thurs., Dec. 10, 2015) inside "Chelsea" at Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada.

It was quite as lopsided of a contest as mixed martial arts (MMA) fans have seen produced from the 115-pound class since it debuted back in the summer of 2014.

"12 Gauge" ran her record up to 3-0 in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) through a grinding style, but she was definitely outmatched in the grappling department by "Thug Rose."

For the full fight recap, click here.

VanZant was unable to get much going right from the start as she was beaten to the punch on the feet, and taken down at will. When she was able to land a head-and-arm throw, Namajunas reversed position and took her back, landing solid ground and pound in the process.

Round two saw Namajunas open up more with her striking as VanZant got back to her feet after multiple takedowns from the former. The 23-year-old exposed the Team Alpha Male representative clearly, who had no answer for the former's technical prowess.

In rounds three and four, Namajunas nearly finished the fight, utilizing rear-naked choke and armbar attempts. For what it's worth, VanZant proved her mettle tonight and took a vicious beating from a more sound combatant.

The Oregon native was in all kinds of trouble and it looked like her elbow might have been dislocated for a brief moment in the fourth frame, but she fought out of the armbar submission valiantly.

Namajunas would put an end to the assault in the final round, cinching up a deep rear-naked choke for the clear-cut victory.

For complete results from the UFC Fight Night 80: "Namajunas vs. VanZant" card, including post-fight recaps and analysis, click here.