When news of the WEC’s merger with the UFC first emerged the internet suddenly came alive with an unexpected number of MMA fans questioning whether ring girl Brittney Palmer would be kept on.

It was quickly confirmed that Brittney will indeed become a UFC octagon girl starting in January, much to the delight of the lady herself who admits in a new interview that when the news first broke she feared for her job.

Below you can listen to her talking with thegarv.com about what the switch means for her, and shows off a little of her MMA knowledge gained from sitting cageside at WEC events for the past three years.

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Ross launched MMA Insight (previously FightOfTheNight.com) in 2009 as a way to channel his passion for the sport of mixed martial arts. He's since penned countless news stories and live fight reports along with dozens of feature articles as the lead writer for the site, reaching millions of fans in the process.