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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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Chael Sonnen calls for Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas 3: “We have to redo the match”

Chael Sonnen has given an unpopular opinion. ‘The Bad Guy’ thinks the UFC should book a trilogy fight between Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas.
Last Saturday night at UFC 274, fans …read more

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Sean Strickland responds after “f**king can” Matt Mitrione goes to bat for Pat Barry: “Why don’t we go check what’s on your f**king laptop”

Sean Strickland is responding to Matt Mitrione after the latter went to bat for Pat Barry.
Strickland has previously made his thoughts known concerning the relationship between Rose Namajunas and Pat …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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Strickland Unleashes After Mitrione Defends Barry/Namajunas Relationship

Sean Strickland has unleashed on Matt Mitrione after the heavyweight spoke up in defense of the relationship between Pat Barry and UFC strawweight Rose Namajunas.

Sean Strickland has quickly become one …read more

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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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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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Heck of a Morning: Reaction to Pat Barry and Rose Namajunas interview, Chandler’s star power, Houston Alexander joins the show

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Rose Namajunas and Pat Barry recently joined The MMA Hour to react to Namajunas’ loss to Carla …read more

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Barry & Namajunas Respond To Strickland’s Sexual Predator Accusations

Pat Barry and Rose Namajunas appeared on Wednesday’s installment of The MMA Hour, and one of the topics addressed was Sean Strickland’s volatile remarks about their relationship.

Last month, Sean Strickland …read more

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Pat Barry addresses criticism of Rose Namajunas cornering at UFC 274, what went wrong with ‘perfect’ game plan

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Pat Barry has heard the criticism directed at him and the rest of Rose Namajunas’ team.
Barry was one of the …read more

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Rose Namajunas Offers To Help Prep Joanna Jędrzejczyk For Zhang Weili

Former rivals Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jędrzejczyk may be spending a lot of time together ahead of Jędrzejczyk’s rematch with Zhang Weili.

Jędrzejczyk is set to make her return to the …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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Rose Namajunas offers to help Joanna Jedrzejczyk prepare for Zhang Weili rematch at UFC 275

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Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk have battled it out in two past fights with the UFC strawweight title on the …read more

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Esparza Targets “Sweet Revenge” Against Jędrzejczyk

Having regained the title with a second victory over Rose Namajunas, UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza has her sights set on another former opponent.

At UFC 274 this past weekend, …read more

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Esparza says Namajunas ‘lost the fight to herself’ at UFC 274

Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas by split decision at UFC 274 | Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Carla Esparza feels Rose Namajunas fought ‘not to …read more

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McCarthy blames Namajunas’ corner for performance: She ‘looked fantastic’

Pat Barry and Trevor Wittman giving corner advice to Rose Namajunas. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

“Big John” McCarthy gives …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk sends a warning to newly crowned UFC champion Carla Esparza: “History likes to make a circle and I’m soon to be champ”

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has sent a warning to Carla Esparza following the latter’s win over Rose Namajunas at UFC 274.
Next month at UFC 275, Joanna Jedrzejczyk will run it back with …read more

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Rose Namajunas Reveals What Coach Told Her Before Fifth At UFC 274

Former UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas’ corner was confident about her place in the fight heading into the final five minutes at UFC 274.

Namajunas lost her strawweight title in one …read more

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Cormier: Namajunas “Played Chance” With Her Championship

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier believes that Rose Namajunas paid the price for “playing chance” with the strawweight title at UFC 274.

This past weekend’s pay-per-view brought us a host …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

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John McCarthy believes poor corner advice is partially to blame for the performance of Rose Namajunas at UFC 274

John McCarthy is weighing in on the performance of Rose Namajunas this past Saturday night at UFC 274, believing poor corner advise is partially to blame for the loss.
It was …read more

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Jedrzejczyk Vows To Take Esparza’s Belt...Again

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Eight years after winning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gold by defeating Rose Namajunas for the inaugural women’s Strawweight title, …read more

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Roundtable: Is Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas 2 the worst championship fight in UFC history?

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Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas 2 wasn’t the first UFC title fight with a compelling build that …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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‘She Lost The Fight To Herself’

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Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas’ rematch was memorable for all the wrong reasons.
A bout eight years in the making, the …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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Carla Esparza reacts to commentary criticism during her fight with Rose Namajunas: “They were being real”

UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza understood the criticism she received from the broadcast booth.
Last Saturday night at UFC 274, ‘Cookie Monster’ faced off against Rose Namajunas. The two had clashed …read more

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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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Ronda Rousey and other MMA fighters rally around Rose Namajunas after losing title

Rose Namajunas lost her title to Carla Esparza on Saturday night in what many are calling the worst fight in UFC history. After the fight, while speaking to the media …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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Rose Namajunas issues statement on social media, Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedrzejczyk send messages of support

Rose Namajunas received messages of support from Ronda Rousey and Joanna Jedrzejczyk after issuing a statement on her title loss at UFC 274.
Namajunas (11-5 MMA) put her UFC strawweight title …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Justin Gaethje, Rose Namajunas after UFC 274 title-fight losses?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Charles Oliveira, Carla Esparza after UFC 274 wins?)
After their previous successes together, UFC 274 was not a good night for Trevor Wittman-trained …read more

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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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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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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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Dana White reacts to “weird fight” between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza at UFC 274

Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza didn’t exactly have a barnburner and UFC President Dana White was just as confused as everyone else.
Going into the UFC 274 card, Namajunas was the …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 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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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 believes she should have won at UFC 274: ‘I don’t see how you become the champion like that’

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Rose Namajunas believes she should still be the UFC strawweight champion.
On Saturday night in the co-main event of UFC …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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Esparza takes Namajunas' title in low-action bout

Carla Esparza beat Rose Namajunas for the UFC strawweight title in a fight where very little happened across five rounds. …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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Is there a viable challenger for Charles Oliveira? How will Rose Namajunas rebound?

Oliveira may not have the belt around his weight, but he cemented his status as the best lightweight in the world. …read more

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Fighters React To Esparza’s Lackluster Win Over Namajunas At UFC 274

Carla Esparza regained her women’s strawweight title in what was an absolute fizzer against Rose Namajunas at UFC 274 this evening.

Both fighters, who were regularly booed throughout the encounter, …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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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 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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Rose Namajunas Names Top Three Back Attackers In UFC

UFC women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas has named her top three back attackers in the UFC.

Namajunas knows a thing or two about jiu-jitsu, being one of the top jiu-jitsu specialists …read more

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UFC 274 breakdown: Can Carla Esparza reclaim strawweight gold by defeating Rose Namajunas again?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 274.
UFC 274 takes place Saturday at Footprint Center in Phoenix. …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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UFC 274 press conference staredowns: Tony Ferguson fakes ankle pick on Michael Chandler

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Watch the staredowns for Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje, Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza 2, and Tony Ferguson vs. Michael …read more

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Carla Esparza Finds Similarities Between Her & Charles Oliveira’s Rise

Carla Esparza sees a lot of similarities between herself and UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira’s rises.

Esparza will challenge Rose Namajunas for the women’s strawweight title at UFC 274 this …read more

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Watch the UFC 274 Pre-fight Press Conference Live

Watch the UFC 274: Pre-Fight Press Conference live featuring main card fighters Charles Oliveira, Justin Gaethje, Rose Namajunas, Carla Esparza, Tony Ferguson, Michael Chandler and UFC President Dana White.

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Rose Namajunas says praise from Mike Tyson is the “coolest thing” that’s happened on her MMA journey: “It was really surreal”

Rose Namajunas is saying that the praise she received from Mike Tyson is the ‘coolest thing’ that’s happened to her on her MMA journey.
It will be Rose Namajunas (12-4 MMA), …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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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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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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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 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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Sean Strickland takes aim at Pat ‘The Predator’ Barry for his relationship with Rose Namajunas

Sean Strickland is taking aim at Pat ‘The Predator’ Barry for his relationship with Rose Namajunas.
Pat Barry, 42, announced his retirement from MMA back in 2014 and is currently coaching …read more

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Strickland Doubles Down On Criticisms Of ‘Sexual Predator’ Coaches

Sean Strickland has taken more shots at the coaches/significant others of Rose Namajunas and Aspen Ladd.

UFC women’s bantamweight Aspen Ladd’s relationship with her coach Jim West went under public scrutiny …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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‘It’s A Lot Of History’

In addition to the Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje lightweight title fight, the UFC 274 pay-per-view (PPV) event will also feature strawweight champion Rose Namajunas defending her strap against former …read more

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UFC 274 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘I knew one day being your friend would pay off’

In the second episode of UFC 274 Embedded, Justin Gaethje rents an AirBnB, Michael Chandler gets a few looks from UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, Rose Namajunas travels to UFC …read more

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Jędrzejczyk Expects Namajunas To Be Open To Trilogy: “She Doesn’t Run”

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk is on her way back to the Octagon and has her sights set on revenge against reigning titleholder Rose Namajunas.

Namajunas and Jędrzejczyk have …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk predicts ‘first-round finish’ for Rose Namajunas at UFC 274, would love trilogy fight with her in NYC

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk isn’t much for predictions, but she has a strong feeling how the UFC 274 co-main event will play out.
The …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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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 Embedded, Episode 1: ‘I’m too old for that s***’

In the first episode of UFC 274 Embedded, Justin Gaethje runs Red Rocks, Michael Chandler and Henri Hooft do padwork, Rose Namajunas remembers her most “charged up” octagon fight, Carla …read more

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