UFC 237 Results: Jessica Andrade Slams Way To Championship
Andrade earned a knockout over Rose Namajunas in the main event, as Anderson Silva and Jose Aldo were both defeated in Brazil.
Jessica Andrade became the new UFC strawweight champion in thrilling fashion at UFC 237 Saturday night.
Andrade unseated Rose Namajunas atop the division with a vicious second round slam. The card aired live on ESPN+ pay-per-view from the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In the co-main event, Jared Cannonier earned the biggest win of his career, finishing former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva in the first round. Alexander Volkanovski topped ex-UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo via decision in another key bout.
Laureano Staropoli defeated Thiago Alves and Irena Aldana submitted Bethe Correia.
Ryan Spann, Thiago Moises, Warlley Alves, Clay Guida, Luana Carolina, Raoni Barcelos and Viviane Araujo were all prelim winners.
Complete results from UFC 237 can be found below:
Jessica Andrade def. Rose Namajunas via KO (slam) at 2:58 of Round 2 to become the new UFC strawweight champion
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Jared Cannonier def. Anderson Silva via TKO (strikes) at 4:47 of Round 1
Alexander Volkanovski def. Jose Aldo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Laureano Staropoli def. Thiago Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Irene Aldana def. Bethe Correia via submission (armbar) at 3:24 of Round 3
Ryan Spann def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via KO (strike) at 2:07 of Round 1
Thiago Moises def. Kurt Holobaugh via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Warlley Alves def. Sergio Moraes via KO (strike) at 4:13 of Round 3
Clay Guida def. BJ Penn via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Luana Carolina def. Priscila Cachoeira via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Raoni Barcelos def. Carlos Huachin via TKO (strikes) at 4:49 of Round 2
Viviane Araujo def. Talita Bernardo via KO (strike) at :48 of Round 3