According to multiple reports, Rose Namajunas will not meet Jessica Andrade next weekend at UFC 249. They were the expected co-main event.
With a first round finish in under a minute, Weili Zhang made history in becoming the new UFC strawweight champion in her native country.
With a vicious second round slam, Jessica Andrade ended the reign atop the UFC strawweight division of Rose Namajunas and started her own.
Jessica Andrade will make her first title defense as UFC strawweight champion in China against native fighter Weili Zhang on ESPN+.
Andrade became the UFC strawweight champion earlier this month when she finished Rose Namajunas in Brazil.
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You win a UFC belt in your hometown of Brazil, and not even three weeks later you're getting robbed at gunpoint - what a time to be alive!
Andrade won the belt with a knockout of Rose Namajunas earlier this year when she delivered a powerful slam inside the Octagon.
Someone somewhere has probably kept a stat of all the UFC champs in history who have posed nude with their belt. I bet it's a large number of them.
Rose Namajunas beat the baddest woman around to become the strawweight champ, but after getting KO'd by Jessica Andrade, she's talking retirement.
Andrade earned a knockout over Rose Namajunas in the main event, as Anderson Silva and Jose Aldo were both defeated in Brazil.
ESPN's Cruz and Melendez offer up key pieces in the UFC 237 main and co-main events set for this Saturday night live on pay-per-view.
Andrade continued her march towards the title fight with a bout vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz last year at UFC 228 in Dallas.
If you like watching formerly great UFC fighters get murdered because they're old, well, UFC 237 is the event for you! Also, you suck.