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Stawweight champ Carla Esparza sports UFC belt during her wedding | Photo

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Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza became a two-time women’s 115-pound titleholder when she defeated Rose Namajunas at UFC at …read more

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Esparza: I Was In Disbelief At How Namajunas Rematch Was Going

Carla Esparza couldn’t believe the way her fight with Rose Namajumas went.

There is a new champion in town and her name is Carla Esparza. Esparza, although newly crowned, isn’t …read more

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Video: Was Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas 2 the worst title fight ever?

Title fights throughout history have often left a lasting impression.
The strawweight title bout between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas at UFC 274 will certainly be remembered, but not for reasons …read more

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John McCarthy explains why Esparza vs. Namajunas warranted 10-10 round, breaks down UFC 274 snoozer

Almost one week later, it’s just about universally recognized that the UFC 274 co-main event between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza was boring and perhaps the worst championship fight in …read more

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I didn’t feel like I won but I didn’t feel like I lost - Namajunas on UFC 274

Rose Namajunas fights Carla Esparza in their UFC 274 co-headliner championship rematch. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

A few days removed …read more

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Posted on May 13, 2022, 10:16 am By
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Carl Esparza posts throwback photo of her and Rose Namajunas

UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza and former two-time titleholder Rose Namajunas have a storied past that began before their fights in the octagon.

Before joining the cast of The Ultimate …read more

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Sean Strickland responds after Pat Barry suggests his previous comments played a role in Rose Namajunas’ title loss: “I’ll treat Pat Berry and Jim West like they treat minor.. Without consent”

UFC middleweight contender Sean Strickland has reacted to Pat Barry’s recent comments about him.
Last Saturday night, Rose Namajunas lost her UFC strawweight title to Carla Esparza. The fight was regarded …read more

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Pat Barry Shares His One Regret In Rose Namajunas’ UFC 274 Strategy

Pat Barry has attempted to provide an explanation for Rose Namajunas’ lackluster performance against Carla Esparza at UFC 274.

Heading into her first appearance of 2022, many expected Namajunas to record …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian To Namajunas/Esparza Critics: Why Don’t You Do It?

Former UFC flyweight title challenger Katlyn Chookagian has a message for the critics of the UFC 274 fight between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza.

Esparza defeated Namajunas via split decision in …read more

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Rose Namajunas: ‘I got what I wanted’ out of Carla Esparza rematch at UFC 274

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Rose Namajunas may not have defeated Carla Esparza at UFC 274, but she isn’t …read more

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Posted on May 12, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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‘She stuck to the game plan’ - Barry defends Namajunas’ UFC 274 performance

Rose Namajunas throws a punch at Carla Esparza during their UFC 274 title fight. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

“We had a strategy …read more

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Just 'one of those days': Pat Barry doesn't regret Rose Namajunas adhering to game plan in UFC 274 loss

If he could go back in time, Pat Barry wouldn’t have Rose Namajunas do anything differently in her rematch with Carla Esparza.
Namajunas was on the losing end of a split …read more

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Jedrzejcyzk slams Esparza for UFC 274 win

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Carla Esparza before their fight at UFC 185. | Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC

Joanna Jedrzejcyzk was not impressed by her …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Carla Esparza proud to reclaim UFC title after seven-year climb: 'This solidifies my legacy'

Whether you enjoyed the fight or not, Carla Esparza did what few have done in the UFC.
Not only did she reach the pinnacle of the sport by becoming a UFC …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2022, 4:16 pm By
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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, May 10: Carla Esparza, Charles Oliveira, Ryan Bader move up P4P list

The USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie men’s and women’s pound-for-pound rankings saw major movement coming out of a weekend of UFC, Bellator and PFL action.
At UFC 274, Charles Oliveira – after …read more

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Michael Bisping reacts to “cautious” performance from Rose Namajunas at UFC 274: “She s**t the bed”

UFC commentator Michael Bisping has reacted to Rose Namajunas’s loss at UFC 274.
Last Saturday night, ‘Thug Rose’ squared off with Carla Esparza. Eight years after their first encounter ended in …read more

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Blame The Corner?

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With the single exception of Carla Esparza and her team, UFC 274’s co-main event Strawweight title fight was a miserable …read more

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No, Rose Namajunas, MMA fighters do not get ‘credit for good defense’

Rose Namajunas lost her UFC strawweight title to Carla Esparza in the co-main event of UFC 274 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Rose Namajunas …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejcyzk criticizes Carla Esparza after UFC 274, promises she is ‘soon to be champ’ again

Carla Esparza and Joanna Jedrzejczyk | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Joanna Jedrzejczyk definitely had different expectations for the rematch between …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Charles Oliveira, Carla Esparza make moves toward the top

Winners of the two UFC 274 title bouts both rise in the latest ESPN rankings. …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk predicts she'll dethrone Carla Esparza for a second time after UFC 275

Joanna Jedrzejczyk thinks history is going to repeat itself against Carla Esparza.
After Esparza (19-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) claimed the UFC strawweight title from Rose Namajunas at UFC 274 this past …read more

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Henry Cejudo calls ‘Namajunas vs. Esparza 2’ the worst fight in UFC history: “Rose you just don’t deserve a rematch”

Henry Cejudo has dubbed last weekend’s Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza rematch as the worst fight in UFC history.
Namajunas (11-5 MMA) put her strawweight on the line against Esparza (19-6 …read more

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Carla Esparza understands criticism of UFC 274 title win: 'Nobody wants to see a fight like that'

Carla Esparza took home UFC gold, but that also came with a big chunk of criticism.
The more than 12-year veteran defeated Rose Namajunas to reclaim the UFC strawweight title in …read more

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Photo: Dana White Has Canelo Fight On Monitor During Rose/Esparza 2

UFC President Dana White was more concerned with the Canelo Álvarez fight during Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza’s women’s strawweight title fight at UFC 274 this past weekend.

White was pictured …read more

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Rose Namajunas Apologizes for UFC 274 Performance: ‘Sorry to Everyone I F---ed Up’

Rose Namajunas experienced a wide array of emotions following her loss to Carla Esparza at UFC 274. …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2022, 8:16 pm By
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Carla Esparza explains lack of action in Rose Namajunas rematch: “It’s hard to fight someone that doesn’t want to fight”

Carla Esparza is explaining the lack of action in the Rose Namajunas rematch.
It was Esparza (20-6 MMA) vs Namajunas (12-5 MMA) II this past Saturday night at UFC 274 at …read more

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Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza literally put Israel Adesanya to sleep LOL

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya completely dozed off during the lackluster rematch between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza.
Namajunas (11-5 MMA, 9-4 UFC) lost her strawweight title to Esparza (19-6 MMA, 10-4 …read more

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Dana White slams door on Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas 3: ‘I don’t think anyone is clamoring for that rematch’

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Carla Esparza became a two-time strawweight champion following a strange rematch with Rose Namajunas at UFC 274 where the offensive …read more

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The MMA Hour with Sean O’Malley, Carla Esparza, Jared Cannonier, Joe Lauzon, and Shaheen Al-Shatti

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The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET …read more

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Carla Esparza Calls Title Bout a 'Bummer,' Believes She Fought Smart Game Plan

As conservative as it might have been, Carla Esparza stuck to her game plan at UFC 274 — and the end result was a championship victory. …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Rose Namajunas Apologizes Following Loss At UFC 274

Rose Namajunas has apologized on social media following her lackluster split-decision loss to Carla Esparza at UFC 274.

The former strawweight champion took to her Instagram the day after losing …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2022, 10:46 am By
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Jessica Andrade slams “champion of boredom” Carla Esparza following UFC 274: “I can’t wait to rip your head off!”

Former strawweight queen Jessica Andrade ripped into new champion Carla Esparza following her win at UFC 274.
Just a few weeks ago, Jessica Andrade made a successful return to the strawweight …read more

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Carla Esparza Call Title Bout a 'Bummer,' Believes She Fought Smart Game Plan

As conservative as it might have been, Carla Esparza stuck to her game plan at UFC 274 — and the end result was a championship victory. …read more

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Posted on May 9, 2022, 6:16 am By
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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Charles Oliveira, Carla Esparza after UFC 274 wins?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Justin Gaethje, Rose Namajunas after UFC 274 title-fight losses?)
The final two fights of Saturday’s UFC 274 event at Footprint Center in Phoenix …read more

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Jessica Andrade: ‘Champion of boredom’ Carla Esparza’s fight ‘worst in strawweight history’

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Jessica Andrade tore apart newly minted UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza’s performance at UFC 274, cutting a promo for the …read more

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Rose Namajunas apologizes for UFC 274 loss: ‘Sorry to everyone I f***** up’

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Former UFC strawweight champ Rose Namajunas released a statement about her UFC 274 loss to Carla Esparza, apologizing for the …read more

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Jéssica Andrade Wants “Champion Of Boredom” Esparza’s Head

Former UFC strawweight champion Jéssica Andrade wants a shot against Carla Esparza after her unusual title win at UFC 274.

Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas via a split decision at UFC 274. …read more

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Esparza: “It’s Hard To Fight Someone Who Doesn’t Wanna Fight”

UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza puts the blame on Rose Namajunas for how their fight played out at UFC 274.

Esparza captured the strawweight title in a split decision win in …read more

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Rose Namajunas reacts to backlash following title loss to Carla Esparza at UFC 274

Rose Namajunas has gone off on those giving her flak for her performance at UFC 274.
Namajunas put the UFC Strawweight Championship on the line against Carla Esparza on May 7. …read more

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Carla Esparza on lackluster UFC 274 title win vs. Rose Namajunas: 'It's unfortunate to be a part of a fight like that'

PHOENIX – Carla Esparza got the job done, but she knows it didn’t look pretty.
The veteran fighter reclaimed the UFC strawweight title by dethroning Rose Namajunas by split decision in …read more

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Jessica Andrade after UFC 274: Congratulations to 'champion of boredom' Carla Esparza

Count Jessica Andrade among those who weren’t impressed with the UFC 274 co-main event – and specifically Carla Esparza’s role in it.
Esparza became a two-time strawweight champion after winning a …read more

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Carla Esparza on snoozer Rose Namajunas rematch: ‘It’s hard to fight someone that doesn’t want to fight’

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Carla Esparza is thrilled to be a UFC strawweight champion again, even if her second win over Rose Namajunas came …read more

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Dana White: Nobody’s Clamoring To See Esparza/Namajunas 3

After one of the most unusual UFC title fights, Dana White doesn’t want to see Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas 3 anytime soon.

Esparza defeated Namajunas via split decision in the …read more

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Rose Namajunas after UFC 274 title loss to Carla Esparza: 'I won that fight'

PHOENIX – Wondering what Rose Namajunas’ thoughts are on losing her strawweight title to Carla Esparza on Saturday night? She made it clear with her first four words at the …read more

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‘I Won That Fight. I Stuck To The Strategy’

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After losing her women’s strawweight belt to Carla Esparza at UFC 274, Rose Namajunas is still confused as to how …read more

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Namajunas On UFC 274: I Won That Fight; Fans Booed Esparza, Not Me

Following her highly criticized UFC 274 co-main event against Carla Esparza, former champion Rose Namajunas feels confident about two things: she was the rightful winner of the fight and the …read more

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Rose Namajunas on UFC 274 loss to Carla Esparza: ‘I thought I won’ | Video

Rose Namajunas lost her women’s strawweight title in the UFC 274 co-main event rematch against former champion Carla Esparza on Saturday.

The fight was largely uneventful. Spectators inside …read more

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UFC 274 Official Scorecard: Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza

Carla Esparza became a two-time women’s strawweight champion on Saturday by defeated Rose Namajunas by split decision in the UFC 274 co-main event.

Esparza became the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion …read more

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‘I’m an exciting fighter’ - Namajunas insists she ‘won’ UFC 274 title fight

Rose Namajunas reacts right after the conclusion of her UFC 274 title fight with Carla Esparza. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

In Rose …read more

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Who's next for Charles Oliveira, Carla Esparza and Michael Chandler?

The next opponents for the standouts at UFC 274 are already lining up. Brett Okamoto plays matchmaker. …read more

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UFC 274 results: Carla Esparza reclaims strawweight gold, defeats Rose Namajunas again in uneventful title fight

PHOENIX – The first of two championship bouts at UFC 274 was not the most exciting bout, but the strawweight division has a new champion.
Carla Esparza entered Saturday’s contest with …read more

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Carla Esparza def. Rose Namajunas at UFC 274: Best photos

Check out these photos from Carla Esparza’s title-winning split decision over Rose Namajunas at UFC 274 at Footprint Center in Phoenix. (Photos courtesy of Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports) …read more

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Worst title fight ever? - Watch Namajunas vs Esparza 2 video

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There weren’t any highlights from the UFC 274 co-main event. Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza fought for the second …read more

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The Worst Title Fight Of All Time

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Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza squared off in a women’s Strawweight contest earlier tonight (Sat., May 7, 2022) from inside …read more

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UFC 274: Carla Esparza dethroned Rose Namajunas after worst fight of all time

The fight started out slow, both fighters measured and respected each other. The champion, Rose Namajunas, was feeling out the woman she already lost to once and the challenger, Carla …read more

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UFC 274 Results: Carla Esparza defeats Rose Namajunas (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC 274 event is co-headlined by a women’s strawweight title fight rematch featuring Rose Namajunas taking on Carla Esparza.
Namajunas (11-4 MMA) and Esparza (18-6 MMA) previously met back in …read more

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UFC 274 results: Carla Esparza reclaims strawweight title with split decision win over Rose Namajunas in bizarre co-main event

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Carla Esparza will get married next Saturday without a mark on her face and as a two-time strawweight champion following …read more

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UFC 274 results: Carla Esparza reclaims strawweight title from Rose Namajunas in underwhelming dud

Carla Esparza reclaimed the strawweight title by winning a highly underwhelming decision over Rose Namajunas in the UFC 274 co-main event | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
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UFC 274: Pros react to Carla Esparza’s win, uneventful title fight against Rose Namajunas

Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas at UFC 274. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas at UFC 274. On Twitter, pro …read more

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Pros react after Carla Esparza defeats Rose Namajunas at UFC 274

Tonight’s UFC 274 event was co-headlined by a women’s strawweight title fight rematch featuring Rose Namajunas taking on Carla Esparza.
Namajunas (11-5 MMA) and Esparza (19-6 MMA) had previously met back …read more

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Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas 2 full fight video highlights

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Watch Carla Esparza vs Rose Namajunas 2 full fight video highlights from UFC 274’s co-main event, courtesy of the UFC …read more

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Twitter reacts to Carla Esparza's title win over Rose Namajunas in UFC 274 rematch

Carla Esparza’s long road back to a championship came to fruition on Saturday when she claimed the strawweight belt from Rose Namajunas in the UFC 274 co-headliner.
After winning the inaugural …read more

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UFC 274 live blog: Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza 2

Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza face off ahead of their strawweight title fight at UFC 274. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

This is the …read more

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UFC 274: Namajunas vs. Esparza 2 live results, discussion, play by play

Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza face off during the UFC 274 ceremonial weigh-in at the Arizona Federal Theatre on May 06, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa …read more

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UFC 274 fight card primer: Namajunas vs. Esparza II

Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza at ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC 274. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Get up to date on the co-main …read more

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Andrade Lends Thorough Analysis & Prediction For Namajunas/Esparza 2

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Jéssica Andrade has given her prediction for tonight’s 115-pound title fight between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza.

After a split decision defeat to “Thug Rose” in …read more

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Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza full fight video

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza full fight video showcases a historic moment for the UFC …read more

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Joanna Jędrzejczyk Predicts First-Round Finish For Namajunas At UFC 274

Joanna Jędrzejczyk believes Rose Namajunas will still be the strawweight champ after tonight’s UFC 274.

Namajunas is looking to defend her title in a rematch against Carla Esparza in an intriguing …read more

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Carla Esparza explains decision to keep her wedding booked one week after title fight with Rose Namajunas at UFC 274

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Carla Esparza knew there was a chance that her title fight against Rose Namajunas might coincide with her upcoming wedding …read more

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Esparza Explains Why She’ll Feel Like A Winner Regardless Of UFC 274

Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza is past the point of taking losses too harshly at this stage of her career.

Esparza will face strawweight queen Rose Namajunas in the UFC …read more

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UFC 274 Embedded, Episode 6: ‘He looks freakin’ damn good’

In the final episode of UFC 274 Embedded, Justin Gaethje cuts weight, Carla Esparza gets flowers, Charles Oliveira misses weight, and see the fighters square off for the final time …read more

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UFC 274 video: Rose Namajunas, Carla Esparza have final faceoff for rematch

PHOENIX – Will it be revenge or repeat in the UFC 274 co-main event? Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza intends to provide answers when they run it back for strawweight gold.
Namajunas …read more

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UFC 274 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘Like you’re channeling ‘The Matrix’’

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On the fifth episode of UFC 274 Embedded, Carla Esparza’s team talks about the enormous respect they have for her, Rose Namajunas and …read more

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UFC 274 Weigh-in Video: Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza

Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas and former titleholder Carla Esparza officially weighed in on Friday for the UFC 274 co-main event rematch. Both ladies tipped the scales at an even …read more

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UFC 274 weigh-in video: Rose Namajunas, Carla Esparza official for title rematch

PHOENIX – A hugely important championship rematch is official after Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza made weight for the UFC 274 co-main event.
Namajunas (11-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC), the UFC’s reigning strawweight …read more

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UFC 274 Clash: Namajunas Vs. Esparza 2!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Strawweight rivals Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza will collide this …read more

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UFC 274 video: Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza face off for title rematch

PHOENIX – Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza are just days away from their UFC 274 title rematch and they now have their first fight week face-to-face in the books.
At the conclusion …read more

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Takedowns could be key in Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza title rematch at UFC 274

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Takedown defense remains a concern for Rose Namajunas heading into rematch with Carla Esparza …read more

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UFC 274 Embedded, Episode 4: ‘I’m not going to get hurt anymore’

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On the fourth episode of UFC 274 Embedded, Tony Ferguson and Carla Esparza reminiscence over old The Ultimate Fighter memories, Justin Gaethje plays …read more

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UFC 274 'Embedded,' No. 4: Tony Ferguson, Carla Esparza talk TUF days

The UFC returns to Arizona on Saturday for its fifth pay-per-view of the year, which means the “Embedded” fight-week video series is back to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC …read more

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Rose Namajunas says she’s ‘clearly the best’ strawweight, now it’s about proving she’s ‘the greatest in the division of all-time’

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As Rose Namajunas prepares for her UFC 274 rematch against Carla Esparza, the view she sees when …read more

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Rose Namajunas UFC 274 Media Day: ‘When I do my best, ya’ll know I’m the best’ | Video

Two-time women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas puts her title on the line against former titleholder Carla Esparza in the UFC 274 co-main event on Saturday.

Esparza defeated Namajunas to become the …read more

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UFC 274 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘I’m coming once more to shut up a lot of people’

On the third episode of UFC 274 Embedded, Michael Chandler flies to Phoenix. Champ Rose Namajunas pushes her heartrate. Carla Esparza plans a birthday surprise. Champion Charles Oliveria lands with …read more

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Carla Esparza sees stylistic edge over Rose Namajunas at UFC 274 despite both women's evolutions

PHOENIX – Seven-and-a-half years later, Carla Esparza thinks her style will cause problems for Rose Namajunas.
Esparza (18-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC) is set to challenge strawweight champion Namajunas (11-4 MMA, 9-3 …read more

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UFC 274 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘I am coming once more to shut up a lot of people’

In the third episode of UFC 274 Embedded, Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler arrive in Phoenix, Rose Namajunas gets a workout in, Carla Esparza plans a birthday surprise, and Justin …read more

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Rose Namajunas 'used to hate the term legacy,' now embracing it for UFC 274 title defense

PHOENIX – Rose Namajunas has a changed outlook on her fighting career going into Saturday’s UFC 274 title defense with Carla Esparza.
Namajunas (11-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC) used to only think about …read more

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UFC 274 | Pro fighters make their picks for Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza 2 title fight

In the co-main event of UFC 274 Rose Namajunas is looking to defend her strawweight title as she rematches Carla Esparza after seven-and-a-half years. Heading into the fight, Namajunas is …read more

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Carla Esparza Explains What Sparked Five-Fight Winning Streak

UFC women’s strawweight Carla Esparza has revealed how she’s managed to bounce back to title contention and build a lengthy winning streak.

Entering 2019, Esparza, who became the inaugural 115-pound queen …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk reveals her UFC 274: Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza prediction

Possibly no other person on the planet would be better suited to make a UFC 274: Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza prediction than Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

So when she was asked how …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk predicts early finish for 'dominant' Rose Namajunas against Carla Esparza at UFC 274

A former strawweight queen will have her eyes peeled for UFC 274’s women’s title fight.
Two of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s former opponents will square off in Saturday’s co-main event at Footprint Center …read more

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From a title fight at UFC 274 to her wedding: Carla Esparza has big plans

Carla Esparza had her wedding date set, then got a call from the UFC for a title fight at UFC 274 and couldn’t say no. …read more

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What happened to the cast of 'The Ultimate Fighter 20'?

A lot can change in seven-and-a-half-years. A lot has changed in seven-and-a-half years. But still, some things stay the same.
Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza will meet in a rematch for the strawweight …read more

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Rose Namajunas explains how previous Ronda Rousey comparisons affected her first fight with Carla Esparza: “You don’t really think anybody’s on your level”

UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas has explained how being compared to Ronda Rousey impacted her against Carla Esparza.
This Saturday night at UFC 274, Rose Namajunas will attempt to cement her …read more

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UFC 274 Countdown Video: Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza 2

UFC 274 Countdown previews a rematch in the co-main event event between current strawweight champion Rose Namjunas and Carla Esparza. See these athletes train and prepare for their bouts on …read more

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UFC 274 'Embedded,' No. 1: Carla Esparza plans her wedding during fight week

The UFC returns to Arizona on Saturday for its fifth pay-per-view of the year, which means the “Embedded” fight-week video series is back to document what’s happening behind the scenes.
UFC …read more

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Michael Bisping shares his prediction for Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza 2: “I think it’s going to be a stoppage”

Michael Bisping is sharing his prediction for the upcoming Rose Namajunas vs Carla Exparza 2.
It will be this coming Saturday, May 7th at UFC 274 that the long-awaited rematch between …read more

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Video: UFC 274 'Countdown' for Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza 2

Did you miss the debut of UFC 274 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the co-main event preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the …read more

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The MMA Hour with Eddie Hearn and Cris Cyborg in studio, Carla Esparza, Marlon Vera, and Holly Holm at 12 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 12 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Carla Esparza Shares Theory On Why She Continues To Be Overlooked

Carla Esparza thinks being overlooked has been a theme in her career so far.

Carla Esparza has had a wonderful career up until this point. She was the first-ever UFC …read more

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Carla Esparza on UFC 274 title bout vs. Rose Namajunas: 'It doesn't feel like a rematch'

Carla Esparza is facing a familiar foe in her next UFC bout, but it doesn’t feel that way to her.
Esparza, the former UFC strawweight champion, looks to regain the title …read more

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