The black belt in tae-kwon-do, karate and current Ufc champion Rose Namajunas entered this fight with a professional mma record of 8-3-0 (75% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s strawweight in the world. She lost to Karolina Kowalkiewicz in 2016 (via split decision, Namajunas vs Kowalkiewicz) but then she has beat Michelle Waterson (Namajunas vs Waterson) and twice Joanna Jedrzejczyk (Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Rose Namajunas I and Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk II).
Her opponent, Jessica Andrade, has an official record of 19-6-0 (68% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. ‘Bate Estaca’ Andrade lost to Joanna Jedrzejczyk in 2017 (Jedrzejczyk vs Andrade) but then she has defeated Claudia Gadelha (Claudia Gadelha vs Jessica Andrade), Tecia Torres (Jessica Andrade vs Tecia Torres) and Karolina Kowalkiewicz (Jessica Andrade vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz). Namajunas vs Andrade, main event of UFC 237, is valid for the Ufc women’s strawweight title (Namajunas’ second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade
Where: Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
Title: UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship
Namajunas’ previous fight: Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2
Andrade’s previous fight: Jessica Andrade vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Namajunas vs Andrade Fight Video:
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