UFC: Big month ahead for Kiwi fighters
By Daniel Richardson
The next month shapes as one of the biggest of the year for New Zealand's top MMA fighters.
Men and women, across a range of promotions, are all set for bouts that could shape their careers or put them in contention for title shots.
Papamoa featherweight Faith Van Duin will make her long-awaited debut in the all-female promotion Invicta FC in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday (NZT) when she meets American Amanda Bell (3-2).
Van Duin (4-1) was due to make her first appearance in December against Charmaine Tweet (6-5) but the fight was cancelled at the 11th hour due to medical concerns around Tweet.
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