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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Oct. 20: Jessica Andrade makes her statement

Few fighters have made their way around the USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings over the years like Jessica Andrade.
The Brazilian competitor first made her mark as a way undersized bantamweight, …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2020, 2:46 am By
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Andrade has a clear case to cut in line

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While Brian Ortega may have made the biggest splash on Saturday night, Jessica Andrade put herself in every bit as good …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Jessica Andrade Ready to Fight Shevchenko or In Any Division

With one round and one stoppage victory under her belt at flyweight, Jessica Andrade is now prepared to face the biggest challenge there is at flyweight: Valentina Shevchenko. At UFC …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 38: Brian Ortega's brilliance, Jessica Andrade's flyweight debut

What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 38 on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 38 post-event facts: Jessica Andrade sets record with wins in three divisions

The penultimate event of the UFC’s current “Fight Island” stretch took place Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 38 at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The entire lineup …read more

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Jessica Andrade excited to stir up flyweight division: ‘I can put up a fight against Valentina’

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New division, same results for Jessica Andrade.
Competing inside the octagon at 125 pounds for the first time on …read more

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Jessica Andrade on potential fight with Valentina Shevchenko: “It’s something that should have happened already”

UFC women’s flyweight contender Jessica Andrade wants to fight champion Valentina Shevchenko, saying the fight should have already happened. Andrade had a winning flyweight debut when she knocked out former …read more

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Jessica Andrade believes she can shake up the flyweight division | UFC Fight Island 6

Former UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade believes that she can shake up the flyweight division.

SPOILER ALERT: She already has!

With her win over No. 1 ranked Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight …read more

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UFC Fight Island takeaways -- Brian Ortega's title shot is deserved; Jessica Andrade a contender at 125

Ortega showed improved striking in his win over Chan Sung Jung, while Andrade finished top contender Katlyn Chookagian in her flyweight debut. …read more

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After TKO win, Jessica Andrade says she's what flyweight needs: 'I can put up a fight against Valentina'

ABU DHABI – Jessica Andrade views herself as a welcome addition to the UFC women’s flyweight division.
At UFC on ESPN+ 38 on Saturday, Andrade (21-8 MMA, 12-6 UFC) made a …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2020, 3:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 38 bonuses: Jimmy Crute's thundering KO worth extra $50,000

Jimmy Crute, Jessica Andrade, Guram Kutateladze and Mateusz Gamrot each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 38 event.
UFC officials announced the winners following the event. …read more

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UFC Fight Island 6 in Tweets: Pros react to Brian Ortega’s dominant win, Jessica Andrade’s impressive flyweight debut

Brian Ortega fires a kick at Chan Sung Jung in the main event of UFC Fight Night 6 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via …read more

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Brian Ortega dominates Korean Zombie at UFC Fight Island 6 to land title shot

In the fourth of its five-event stint on Fight Island, the UFC saw Brian Ortega dominate Korean Zombie (Chan Sung Jung) to earn a featherweight title shot.

Jessica Andrade may very …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 38 results: Jessica Andrade makes history with TKO of Katlyn Chookagian

Jessica Andrade made history Saturday when she became the first female to win UFC fights in three divisions with a first-round finish of Katlyn Chookagian at UFC on ESPN+ 38.
Andrade’s …read more

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Twitter reacts to Jessica Andrade's body-shot TKO of Katlyn Chookagian at UFC on ESPN+ 38

Jessica Andrade became a winner in her third UFC weight class on Saturday when she beat Katlyn Chookagian at UFC on ESPN+ 38.
Andrade (21-8 MMA, 12-6 UFC), the former UFC …read more

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UFC Fight Island 6 results: Andrade stops Chookagian with body shots, Crute clobbers Bukauskas

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On the UFC Fight Island 6 main card, Jessica Andrade finished Katlyn Chookagian with body punches, and Jimmy Crute knocked out …read more

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Pros react after Jessica Andrade TKO’s Katlyn Chookagian at UFC Fight Island 6

Tonight’s UFC Fight Island 6 event was co-headlined by a key women’s flyweight bout between Katlyn Chookagian and Jessica Andrade. After losing her title to Weili Zhang and then suffering …read more

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UFC Fight Island 6 video: Jessica Andrade finishes Katlyn Chookagian in first round with punishing body shots

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In her flyweight debut, Jessica Andrade took out the No. 1 ranked fighter in the division and simultaneously served notice to …read more

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UFC Fight Island 6 Results: Jessica Andrade TKO’s Katlyn Chookagian (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Fight Island 6 event is co-headlined by a key women’s flyweight bout featuring Katlyn Chookagian taking on former strawweight champ Jessica Andrade. After losing her title to Weili …read more

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UFC Fight Island 6 live blog: Katlyn Chookagian vs. Jessica Andrade 

Katlyn Chookagian and Jessica Andrade will clash in the UFC Fight Island 6 co-main event Saturday night. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

This is the UFC Fight Island …read more

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Jessica Andrade breaks down ideal game plan to beat Valentina Shevchenko

Jessica Andrade, who once fought at bantamweight, is a former strawweight champion. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

Moving up to flyweight meant the easiest weight cut for Jessica Andrade …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian shuts down retirement rumors ahead of fight against Jessica Andrade

Katlyn Chookagian | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Katlyn Chookagian is excited to start a family with her husband, but that doesn’t mean her fight career is coming to an …read more

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Gilliard Parana, Coach of Jessica Andrade, Explains Andrade’s Move to Flyweight

Jessica Andrade is ready to become the first female fighter to compete in three Ultimate Fighting Championship weight classes on Saturday, and she is willing to move around the divisions …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian Clarifies Retirement Talk Ahead Of Jessica Andrade Fight

Katlyn Chookagian has clarified her retirement talk ahead of her UFC Fight Island 6 fight against Jessica Andrade. Chookagian recently said she views every fight as potentially as her last …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Jessica Andrade sees flyweight debut as path to 'extraordinary' Valentina Shevchenko

ABU DHABI – Jessica Andrade is moving up to the UFC women’s flyweight division for one reason: to become champion.
Andrade (20-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC), a former UFC strawweight titleholder, is …read more

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Jessica Andrade wants to make UFC history and move up to 145lbs: “I’m glad to be a company woman”

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade wants to make history and move up to 145lbs to fight at featherweight. Andrade formerly competed at 135lbs and 115lbs and this weekend …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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Valentina Shevchenko Expects Rose Namajunas To Beat Weili Zhang

Valentina Shevchenko expects Rose Namajunas to reclaim her strawweight belt when she fights Weili Zhang. Namajunas returned to the win column with a split decision win over Jessica Andrade at …read more

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‘Bullet’ Picks ‘Thug Rose’ To End ‘Magnum’s’ Reign

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After Rose Namajunas defeated Jessica Andrade at UFC 251 last July on “Fight Island,” it stamped her ticket to trying to reclaimed the women’s …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian Won’t Have Mark Henry In Her Corner Oct. 17

Katlyn Chookagian welcomes Jessica Andrade to the flyweight division on October 17 but won’t have one of her key coaches with her in Abu Dhabi. “My head coach Mark Henry …read more

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Andrade Moves To Flyweight, Faces Chookagian On Oct. 17

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After dropping two straight fights, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Strawweight champion Jessica Andrade will be making the move to Flyweight.
According to …read more

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Posted on September 2, 2020, 12:16 am By
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Andrade vs. Chookagian lined up for October 17th UFC event

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Andrade was originally slated to face former title challenger Jessica Eye. A change of plans for Jessica Andrade’s move up to flyweight.
MMA Junkie reports …read more

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Andrade Drops To Flyweight, Faces Chookagian On Oct. 17

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After dropping two straight fights, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Strawweight champion, Jessica Andrade, will be making the drop down to Flyweight.
According …read more

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Jessica Andrade to Lock Horns with Katlyn Chookagian in Flyweight Debut on Oct. 17

Former strawweight queen Jessica Andrade is expected make her 125-pound debut against Katlyn Chookagian at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Oct. 17. …read more

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Katlyn Chookagian welcomes Jessica Andrade to flyweight at Oct. 17 UFC event

Jessica Andrade will test her hands at flyweight against Katlyn Chookagian (pictured) in October. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jessica Andrade’s first bout in the UFC flyweight division will …read more

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Jessica Andrade vs. Katlyn Chookagian targeted for Fight Island event in October

A women’s flyweight bout between Jessica Andrade and Katlyn Chookagian is being targeted for a Fight Island event in October. Andrade vs. Chookagian is being targeted to take place at …read more

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UFC targets Jessica Andrade vs. Katlyn Chookagian for Oct. 17

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade’s flyweight debut is in the works.
The promotion is eying a 125-pound fight that would pair Andrade (20-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC) against former women’s …read more

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