Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza To Face Former Titleholder Zhang Weili At UFC 281

UFC Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza will look to defend her belt for the first time later this year, facing former titleholder Zhang Weili at the promotion's November 12th pay-per-view event. The title fight between Esparza and Zhang was confirmed by Damon Martin of MMA Fighting on Thursday. The bout is part of UFC 281, which … Continue reading Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza To Face Former Titleholder Zhang Weili At UFC 281

UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje Live Coverage

High-level lightweights Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje are scheduled to headline a UFC pay-per-view event on Saturday night from the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. While weigh-in issues yesterday dramatically caused Oliveira to lose his championship status and stopped him from walking away from UFC 274 with the title, Gaethje still has the chance … Continue reading UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje Live Coverage

UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje Preview

High-ranked lightweights will headline UFC's pay-per-view event on Saturday night from the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. In the main event, Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje will meet. The bout was first expected to be a normal title fight - but after Oliveira missed weight on Friday, everything changed. On Saturday night, former champion … Continue reading UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje Preview

Strawweight Champ Rose Namajunas To Rematch Carla Esparza At UFC 274

UFC Strawweight Champion Rose Namajunas has the chance to avenge a loss she took in her promotional debut later this year, meeting Carla Esparza in the co-main event of UFC 274 on May 7th. News of the fight was first reported by Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated. The matchup is expected to take place at … Continue reading Strawweight Champ Rose Namajunas To Rematch Carla Esparza At UFC 274

UFC on ESPN+ 46: Font vs. Garbrandt Live Coverage

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Cody Garbrandt will make his return to action in the main event of Saturday's card, fighting Rob Font in a five-round fight. The bout headlines a UFC "Fight Night" event from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Follow along throughout the evening for live updates. A full preview of … Continue reading UFC on ESPN+ 46: Font vs. Garbrandt Live Coverage

Bout Between Carla Esparza And Amanda Ribas Falls Off of UFC 256 Card

A matchup between Carla Esparza and Amanda Ribas for UFC 256 has fallen through, per a report from Guilherme Cruz, Damon Martin and Mike Heck of MMA Fighting. According to the report, the plan is to find Ribas a new opponent for the pay-per-view card which is expected to happen in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA … Continue reading Bout Between Carla Esparza And Amanda Ribas Falls Off of UFC 256 Card

UFC Fight Night: Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez Play-by-Play

Undefeated Marina Rodriguez fought Carla Esparza on the main card of UFC's "Fight Night" on Saturday. Here's how the strawweight bout went. Bout 12: Carla Esparza (16-6) vs. Marina Rodriguez (12-0-2) (Strawweight) Esparza got a takedown a minute into the fight, getting into full guard immediately. Esparza held the position for many minutes. Elbows that … Continue reading UFC Fight Night: Carla Esparza vs. Marina Rodriguez Play-by-Play