Rose Namajunas will be heading outside of the United States for a fight for the first time in her career, and she travels into hostile territory for her second title defense at UFC in Rio de Janeiro at the Jeunesse Arena. In front of a home crowd, Brazil's Jessica Andrade will try to capture ultimate glory by capturing the strawweight championship. Namajunas has not competed since UFC She was on the bus during Conor McGregor's tirade, but still competed that weekend. She proved her title win over Joanna Jedrzejczyk was no fluke by taking the rematch with a unanimous decision.
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In fact, her name was again one of the most commented on in the MMA world after Valentina Shevchenko's victory November 21, That's because the Brazilian is now tipped to be the next challenger to the dominant flyweight champion, being remembered even by Dana White. I respect her a lot, I know she has been a very imposing champion and is very difficult to beat, but I believe that my game is very dangerous for her fighting style. That's what makes me so dangerous in this weight class. And it was great to hear the boss talking about me, it's a sign that I'm being remembered.
Andrade slams Chookagian late in Round 1
As of October 19, , she is No. Andrade grew up playing soccer and futsal , aspiring to become a professional soccer player. During school, Andrade started training judo and shortly afterwards, in , jiu-jitsu. Andrade made her professional mixed martial arts debut on September 6, Europe in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
I think it might be worth trying. All you have to do is be honest about your username here and you'll never see her again. And her husband now is dead and she is left to wonder about their future. We are not judged only for what we do but why we do it. She still lives in her hometown though.