Posts Tagged ‘Carla Esparza’
 
 
 
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Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Jessica Penne: June’s Fight of the Month

In our new Fight of the Month feature, our editor in chief Sydnie Jones, writer Melanie Gale, and a fighter will weigh in on our favorite WMMA fight of the past month. UFC bantamweight Lauren Murphy (8-2) joins us for our inaug...
 
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UFC Berlin: Watch Joanna Jedrzejczyk take Carla Esparza’s title

This Saturday at UFC Berlin, strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (9-0) defends her title for the first time against TUF alum and former Invicta champ Jessica Penne (12-2). Jedrzejczyk took the belt from Carla Esparza (10-3)...

 
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Popped: PEDs, WMMA & the UFC Drug Policy

The UFC announced a far-reaching new drug policy for fighters yesterday, and we are cautiously optimistic this is the first step to improve the fighters’ working conditions and protect their health. In attendance at the presser...
 
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At UFC 185, Joanna Jedrzejczyk dethrones Carla Esparza via TKO

Joanna Jedrzejczyk (9-0) is the new UFC strawweight champion after dominating Carla Esparza (10-3) before referee Don Turnage stepped in at 4:17 of round two, calling a stop to the fight due to Jedrzejczyk’s vicious strik...
 
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At UFC 185, Carla Esparza fights Joanna Jedrzejczyk in first-ever UFC strawweight title defense

UFC strawweight and TUF 20 champion Carla Esparza (10-2) will defend her new title for the first time on March 14th at UFC 185 against unbeaten Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8-0). Esparza won the strawweight belt at the TUF 20 finale in ...

 
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Germaine de Randamie faces Larissa Pacheco at UFC 185

With Carla Esparza (10-2) defending her title for the first time against Joanna Jedrzejczyk (8-0) as the co-main event, UFC 185 now also boasts bantamweights Germaine de Randamie (4-3) and Larissa Pacheco (10-1). The March 14th...
 
 
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The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Strawweight Ultra Preview Extremely – Part 2 of 4

In part 2 of our Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Strawweight Ultra Preview Extremely (see Part 1 here), we profile a champion, a veteran, a high profile dark horse, and a prospect. Getting right to it: The Athletes – Part 2 &n...

 
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TUF 20 Promo Released; Is Almost Entirely Disappointing & Sexist

First, the women themselves are, of course, not disappointing. This isn’t a criticism of them. But the way the UFC has chosen to present the fighters, from the very first word we see and hear, is disappointing. BEAUTY, we...
 
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UFC Announces Complete TUF 20 Cast, Filming Begins

On Thursday, July 3rd, the UFC has announced the complete Ultimate Fighter Season 20 cast, with filming having begun just a day earlier. As previously announced, this season marks the crowning of the inaugural UFC Strawweight C...