UFC strawweight Michelle Waterson speaks about why she chose to become a fighter.

Waterson takes on Felice Herrig on the main card of UFC 229 this Saturday to open the pay-per-view portion.

The former Invicta FC champion is a mother and wife.

UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor Fight Card

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Lightweight Championship
Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) vs. Conor McGregor

Lightweight: Tony Ferguson vs. Anthony Pettis

Light Heavyweight: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes

Heavyweight: Alexander Volkov vs. Derrick Lewis

Strawweight: Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Bantamweight: Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Alberto Quinonez

Flyweight: Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis

Welterweight: Vicente Luque vs. Jalin Turner

Female Bantamweight: Aspen Ladd vs. Tonya Evinger

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6 p.m. ET)

Female Bantamweight: Lina Lansberg vs. Yana Kunitskaya

Lightweight: Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick

Lightweight: Gray Maynard vs. Nik Lentz

Welterweight: Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin