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Claudia Gadelha says it’s unfair for Jessica Andrade to fight at strawweight

Jessica Andrade is now the queen of the 115-pound UFC strawweight division, but she previously competed in the 135-pound bantamweight division. Despite fighting 20-pounds lighter than she used to, Andrade …read more

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Quote: It’s Unfair for Jessica Andrade to be in Strawweight Division

Claudia Gadelha returned to her winning ways at UFC 239 when she defeated Randa Markos via unanimous decision. Unfortunately for the former strawweight title contender, this does not negate the …read more

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UFC Shenzhen poster released

Jessica Andrade (pictured) defends her strawweight title against Weili Zhang at UFC Shenzhen on Aug. 31 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and challenger Weili …read more

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Weili Zhang surprised at UFC Shenzhen title shot, but ready to show world who she is

When Weili Zhang got the call to fight Jessica Andrade, many were surprised – including Zhang herself.
She will challenge Andrade for the women’s strawweight title on Aug. 31 in the …read more

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Andrade expects ‘fireworks’ against Weili Zhang

Strawweight champion Jessica Andrade expects an exciting bout against Weili Zhang at UFC Shenzhen. The UFC strawweight champion, Jessica Andrade, expects nothing but an exciting fight for her first title …read more

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Michael Bisping says Weili Zhang may beat Jessica Andrade

Michael Bisping doesn’t believe it would be wise of fight fans to sleep on Weili Zhang.
Zhang is set to challenge Jessica Andrade for the UFC women’s strawweight title at UFC …read more

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Dana White: ‘Bada**’ Andrade vs. Zhang Fight Was Fate

The UFC’s decision to book strawweight champion Jessica Andrade vs. lesser-known contender Weili Zhang was recently met with fan backlash. Most thought the newly-crowned Brazilian champ would rematch former champ …read more

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Dana White explains why Weili Zhang received a title shot against Jessica Andrade

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade will travel to China for her first title defense as she faces 19-1 contender Weili Zhang in her home country.
The matchmaking decision was met with …read more

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Jessica Andrade Faces Off With Challenger Weili Zhang In Shanghai (Photo)

Last week, news broke that UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade would make her first title defense against lesser-known contender Weili Zhang in China. The announcement was met with surprise …read more

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Face Off! Andrade Stares Down Zhang In China

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight champion, Rose Namajunas, was offered an immediate rematch against newly-crowned division titleholder, Jessica Andrade, but turned the fight down.
So promotion president, Dana White, instead …read more

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Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang targeted for Aug. 31 UFC event in China

Jessica Andrade could have an opponent for her first title defense.
MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin and Guilherme Cruz confirmed with sources that Andrade (20-6) and Weili Zhang (19-1) have verbally agreed …read more

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Team Namajunas reacts to Andrade vs. Zhang

Team Namajunas reacts to the news of Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang. Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas will not be getting an immediate rematch with Jessica Andrade, and …read more

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Tatiana Suarez Reacts to Andrade/Zhang Report

It was reported Tuesday that Jessica Andrade is close to finalizing her first title defense, slated to be against Weili Zhang at UFC on ESPN+ 15 in Shenzhen, China. That …read more

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Is Zhang the right choice for Andrade's first title defense?

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade will defend her belt against Weili Zhang in August. Was this the best option for her? …read more

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Team Rose Namajunas responds to Andrade vs. Zhang fight

Former UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas hopes to get a rematch with current champion Jessica Andrade, but she’s first looking to take some time off to recover from a neck …read more

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Manager: Rose Namajunas ‘definitely’ interested in Jessica Andrade rematch but not ready to fight yet

Rose Namajunas may not get the next shot at new UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade but she’s definitely interested in that rematch when she returns.
Namajunas lost her 115-pound title to …read more

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Rose Namajunas’ Team Responds To Jessica Andrade’s UFC China Booking

The MMA world was just handed the somewhat surprising news that Jessica Andrade will reportedly make her first title defense against Weili Zhang in China. Former champion Rose Namajunas’ team …read more

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Andrade vs. Zhang title fight nearly set for UFC Shenzhen

The UFC’s return to China is expected to feature a Chinese fighter challenging for the strawweight title. Jessica Andrade’s first defense of her UFC strawweight title is apparently going to …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang targeted for UFC China

After winning the UFC women’s strawweight title in her home country of Brazil, new champion Jessica Andrade is reportedly heading into enemy territory for her first title defense.
According to Brett …read more

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Breaking: Jessica Andrade’s First Title Defense Being Finalized For UFC China

UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade’s first title defense is reportedly close to becoming a done deal. According to a breaking report from ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, the UFC is finalizing …read more

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Sources: Andrade-Zhang match being finalized

While contracts have yet to be signed, the UFC is close to finalizing a strawweight title fight between Jessica Andrade and Weili Zhang, multiple sources tell ESPN’s Brett Okamoto. …read more

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Waterson: Give Me Title Fight Or Suarez Next

This past weekend (June 8, 2019), Tatiana Suarez seemingly punched her ticket to a title fight against women’s Strawweight champion Jessica Andrade after defeating Nina Ansaroff at UFC 238 in …read more

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Dana White shuts down Michelle Waterson receiving next title shot against Jessica Andrade

Michelle Waterson hoped three wins in a row in the UFC strawweight division would be enough to warrant a title shot but it appears she still has more work to …read more

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Dana White Says Michelle Waterson Is ‘Definitely Not’ Next For Strawweight Title Shot

Back at UFC 237, the strawweight title was on the line. There, Rose Namajunas was looking to defend her title against Jessica Andrade. Ultimately, the Brazilian beat Namajunas to become …read more

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Michelle Waterson pushes for title shot after UFC 238; Dana White says she's 'definitely not' next

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CHICAGO – UFC president Dana White seems to be undecided about the next strawweight title defense for Jessica Andrade.
Saturday’s UFC 238 event …read more

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I Saw The Gun, I Was Like, ‘Oh Crap’

Newly-crowned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight champion, Jessica Andrade, went from the highest of highs to the lowest of lows last month in her native Brazil. Not long after knocking …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Jessica Andrade Details Carjacking Situation

Last week, Jessica Andrade was robbed at gunpoint where her car was stolen. It was a scary situation to everyone involved, and thankfully, no one was hurt. However, the UFC …read more

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Jessica Andrade opens up on carjacking incident

Earlier this month, UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade was carjacked at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Speaking to ESPN, the UFC titleholder opened up on this harrowing incident. Apparently, she …read more

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Andrade details mugging, doesn’t go out late at night anymore

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade goes into detail about the mugging she and her wife went through in Rio de Janeiro. A scary mugging incident last week left the new …read more

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Jessica Andrade Shares Harrowing Details Of Robbery At Gunpoint

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and her wife Fernanda were the victims of a carjacking at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro last week, and the diminutive Brazilian admits she feared …read more

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UFC champ Jessica Andrade details carjacking in Brazil

Jessica Andrade attempted to keep her “cool” during a recent incident in her native Brazil, where she was robbed at gunpoint. However, the UFC strawweight champion admits there were moments …read more

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Andrade: 'I kept my cool' during carjacking

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade said she could’ve used self-defense against someone unarmed, “but when he has a gun, don’t put your life at risk.” …read more

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Mookie & Crookie Show:Joshua upset, Andrade mugged, Gustafsson retires

Episode 22 discussion: extensive review of the boxing upset of the decade, Jessica Andrade and wife mugged/carjacked, Gustafsson retires, more. Welcome to the Mookie & Crookie Show, a spinoff of …read more

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Jessica Andrade’s stolen car recovered

Less than 48 hours after being carjacked at gunpoint in Niteroi, Brazil, Jessica Andrade released some good news.
The UFC strawweight champion and her wife Fernanda Gomes were robbed Thursday morning, …read more

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Jessica Andrade, Wife Robbed at Gunpoint in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight queen Jessica Andrade and her wife were robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning. …read more

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Posted on May 31, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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UFC champ Jessica Andrade and wife robbed at gunpoint

Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and her wife, Fernanda Gomez, were robbed at gunpoint this week. Gomez confirmed the incident on her Facebook page and MMA Junkie …read more

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Jessica Andrade Robbed At Gunpoint In Brazil

Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Strawweight champion Jessica Andrade was recently a victim of an armed robbery in her home country of Brazil. According to a statement Jessica’s manager, …read more

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Posted on May 31, 2019, 12:16 am By
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UFC champion Jessica Andrade robbed at gunpoint

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade lost her car and other personal belongings during an armed mugging in Brazil. The new UFC strawweight champion, Jessica Andrade, alongside her wife, Fernanda Gomes, …read more

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Jessica Andrade and Wife Robbed at Gunpoint in Brazil

Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight queen Jessica Andrade and her wife were robbed at gunpoint early Thursday morning. …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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UFC Champion Jessica Andrade & Wife Robbed At Gunpoint

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight queen Jessica Andrade and her wife found themselves in a dangerous situation this morning (May 30). Andrade’s wife, Fernanda Gomes took to her Facebook page …read more

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Jessica Andrade and wife robbed at gunpoint in Brazil

The newest UFC champion, Jessica Andrade dealt with a scare in her native country of Brazil on Thursday morning as she and her wife were robbed at gunpoint.
Fernanda Gomes, Andrade’s …read more

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UFC titlist Andrade carjacked at gunpoint

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and her wife were carjacked at gunpoint Wednesday in Brazil. …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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UFC champ Jessica Andrade unharmed after armed robbery in Brazil

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UFC champion Jessica Andrade experienced an armed robbery this week in her home country.
Andrade (20-6 MMA, 11-4 UFC), the current UFC …read more

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UFC champion Jessica Andrade robbed at gunpoint in Brazil

UFC champion Jessica Andrade went through a scary situation in Niteroi, Brazil, on Thursday morning.
Andrade was driving her a dark gray Honda HRV in Icarai with her wife Fernanda Gomes …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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MMA technique: High crotch takedown slams and how to avoid them

A detailed analysis of the KO slam heard around the world back in UFC 237, high crotch takedowns and fight ending slams. Jessica Andrade shocked the world at UFC …read more

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