Jessica Andrade to Lock Horns with Katlyn Chookagian in Flyweight Debut on Oct. 17

Former strawweight queen Jessica Andrade is expected make her 125-pound debut against Katlyn Chookagian at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Oct. 17. View full post on Recent News on

Katlyn Chookagian welcomes Jessica Andrade to flyweight at Oct. 17 UFC event

Jessica Andrade will test her hands at flyweight against Katlyn Chookagian (pictured) in October. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jessica Andrade’s first bout in the UFC flyweight division will be against No. 1 ranked Katlyn Chookagian at the upcoming Fight Night card on Oct. 17, sources told MMA Fighting following a report from MMAjunkie. The […]

UFC targets Jessica Andrade vs. Katlyn Chookagian for Oct. 17

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade’s flyweight debut is in the works. The promotion is eying a 125-pound fight that would pair Andrade (20-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC) against former women’s flyweight title challenger Katlyn Chookagian. No location has been announced for the event at this time. However, with the UFC not applying for October […]

Jessica Andrade Moves to Flyweight to Take on Jessica Eye at Oct. 17 UFC Card

Two Jessicas will enter the Octagon on Oct. 17, but only one will leave. View full post on Recent News on

UFC 251 bonuses: Rose Namajunas, Jessica Andrade again earn Fight of the Night nod

Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade | Zuffa LLC Though their second fight ended differently than their first, Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade put on a show once again. The two former strawweight champions earned the Fight of the Night award at UFC 251 on Saturday in Abu Dhabi, and along with it an extra $50,000 […]

UFC 251 bonuses: Rose Namajunas-Jessica Andrade war nets ‘Fight of the Night’ honors

UFC 251 was an eventful evening, and it ended, per usual, with four fighters taking home bonus money. Rose Namajunas (9-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) and Jessica Andrade (20-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC) met up on the evening’s main card in a rematch which was 14 months in the making, and it turned out to be well […]

Jessica Andrade By The Numbers

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Jessica Andrade hopes to get short-notice calls with move to Las Vegas, willing to fight heavier

ABU DHABI – Jessica Andrade won’t be going back to Brazil after her fight this Saturday. The former UFC strawweight champion plans on relocating to Las Vegas after her bout with Rose Namajunas this weekend at UFC 25. Andrade (20-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) hopes to get short-notice opportunities in the future and thinks a move […]

Jessica Andrade vows to prove violent KO win over Rose Namajunas was no fluke

Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade will meet for a second time at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island on July 11. | Alexandre Loureiro, UFC Many people saw Jessica Andrade’s brutal knockout over Rose Namajunas as a fluke, pure luck. Andrade sees the rematch as a chance to prove them wrong. The 28-year-old Brazilian, who became the […]

Video: UFC 251 ‘Countdown’ for Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas 2

Did you miss the debut of “UFC 251 Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out a preview of one of the night’s key fights now. The segment takes a special look at the rematch between former strawweight champions Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas, whose first encounted resulted in Andrade winning the title […]

The War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas 2 at UFC 251

UFC 251 brings a stacked card of fights to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi for the promotion’s inaugural “Fight Island” event, on Saturday, July 11, with a pivotal battle in the women’s strawweight division set to play a starring role on the main card. Former champions Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas will face off in a […]

Jessica Andrade, Rose Namajunas Agree to July 11 Rematch

After a lengthy and understandable delay, Ultimate Fighting Championship has re-booked a high-stakes strawweight rematch. View full post on Recent News on

Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas 2 in the works for UFC event on July 11

Zuffa LLC via Getty Images A rematch between former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC event on July 11. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that verbal agreements are in place for the matchup, though no contracts have been […]

Jessica Andrade back home after quarantine, hopes to be on UFC’s first ‘Fight Island’ card

Jessica Andrade was scheduled to face Rose Namajunas in April before the event was cancelled. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting Jessica Andrade and her team quickly left Brazil for Las Vegas to save an April 18 fight against Rose Namajunas. Through no fault of her own, she lost the date. But that wasn’t the end […]

With UFC 249 off, Jessica Andrade consoled herself by going straight to McDonald’s

Jessica Andrade’s week might have been a tad more hectic than the rest. After flying over to the U.S., cutting weight, losing her opponent, then having the entire UFC 249 event postponed, former UFC women’s strawweight champion Andrade decided she might as well cheat on her diet. Andrade, who lives in Brazil, was scheduled to […]

Rose Namajunas out of UFC 249 co-main event against Jessica Andrade

Rose Namajunas | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The co-main event at UFC 249 has taken a major hit as former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas has been forced out of her upcoming rematch against Jessica Andrade. Multiple sources close to the contest confirmed the information to MMA Fighting on Wednesday following an initial report from Combate. […]

Rose Namajunas out of UFC 249 rematch with Jessica Andrade

Rose Namajunas won’t run it back with Jessica Andrade at UFC 249, after all. Namajunas (8-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) is out of the rematch with fellow former strawweight champion Andrade (20-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) on April 18. The fight was expected to co-headline the April 18 card, which will reportedly take place at Tachi Palace […]

Updated UFC 249 Card Includes Namajunas vs. Andrade 2, Ngannou vs. Rozenstruik

The coronavirus pandemic has forced UFC 249 to undergo a few revisions, but the event will nonetheless move forward with a 12-bout lineup. View full post on Recent News on

UFC announces updated lineup for UFC 249, Andrade vs. Namajunas 2 still co-headlines

It won’t be exactly as planned, but UFC President Dana White has stuck to his word and his promotion will host a pay-per-view event on April 18. On Monday, the UFC officially announced a new card for UFC 249, which includes a headlining bout between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje for the interim UFC lightweight […]

UFC 249 free fight: Jessica Andrade slams Rose Namajunas on her head, wins strawweight title

Jessica Andrade was on the receiving end of one of Rose Namajunas’ most masterful in-cage performances – until Andrade grabbed a leg and slammed the champ head-first on the canvas. After largely being picked apart for the first seven minutes of their strawweight title bout at UFC 237 in May 2019, Andrade clinched Namajunas against […]

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