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Jessica Andrade Releases Lengthy Statement Following UFC Shenzhen Defeat

The newly-dethroned former UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade has released a lengthy statement in the wake of her first-round TKO defeat to Weili Zhang. And it truly was one of the most impressive title-winning victories we have seen inside the octagon in some time. Those in-the-know were perhaps not surprised to see the Chinese strawweight’s hand raised at the end …

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Dana White: “Weili Zhang Just Became A Huge Star”

UFC president Dana White has given praise to the newly-crowned champion of the strawweight division Weili Zhang – citing her as a huge star. It truly was a star-making performance from Magnum – one that saw her annihilate the betting favourite Jessica Andrade in under a minute to clinch the 115lb title. Taking to her official Instagram, the former UFC …

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Chael Sonnen Would Be ‘Stunned’ If Weili Zhang Doesn’t Beat Jessica Andrade

Chael Sonnen is backing women’s strawweight contender Weili Zhang to defeat divisional champion Jessica Andrade in her home-country of China this weekend. And to be honest, had these comments come directly after the Brazilian’s incredible one-punch KO of Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 228, they would have likely bordered on sensationalism. But given the fact that the former 115lbs queen Rose …

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Jessica Andrade Calls For Rematch With Rose Namajunas

The newly-crowned champion of the UFC strawweight division Jessica Andrade has called for an immediate rematch with her UFC 237 opponent, Rose Namajunas. For about 95% of the UFC 237 main-event’s run-time, it really did seem like Rose was about to make a serious statement about her spot within the pound-for-pound rankings with a stunningly polished performance against an incredibly …

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Rose Namajunas Vs. Jessica Andrade: Our Official Prediction

UFC 237’s main-event will see UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas make the second defence her title against powerful contender Jessica Andrade. Many people forget that Rose Namajunas was one of two fighters to compete for the inaugural women’s strawweight title back in 2014. As a relatively green 22-year-old submission fighter with a 2-1 pro-record, she was defeated by the far …

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Watch: Jessica Andrade Flattens Kowalkiewicz With One-Shot KO

Jessica Andrade established herself as the top 115lb contender with an absolutely brutal knockout win over Karolina Kowalkiewicz. Rose Namajunas’ division had a very interesting night at UFC 228 on Saturday as a pair of the event’s fighters made two strong claims towards them getting the next crack at the belt. Tatiana Suarez managed to turn in an almost Khabib-esque performance in …

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Watch: Jedrzejczyk Brought To Tears By Ariel Helwani Question About Coach

As one of the most respected MMA journalists in the world, Ariel Helwani, unsurprisingly, knows how to draw a myriad of information out of any interviewee.  And it was this very talent which unintentionally led to Joanna Jedrzejczyk coming to tears in her post-fight press conference following UFC 211. Jedrzejczyk recorded a comprehensive victory over Jessica Andrade in their strawweight bout on Saturday …

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Watch: The Best Chin In The UFC Will Be On Display At UFC 211

This weekend will see a bunch of fantastic match-ups in the UFC, however, there is one chin that rises above them all. From the clash of the titans in the Heavyweight Division between Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos to classic striker versus grappler match-ups in both the Strawweight title bout between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade and Welterweights Demian Maia versus …

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