Category: Strawweight Division

Claudia Gadelha reveals she went into UFC 225 fight with a strained ligament in her knee, says it got worse after first round

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha has revealed she went into her UFC 225 fight against Carla Esparza with a strained ligament in her knee which got worse after the first-round. Continue reading “Claudia Gadelha reveals she went into UFC 225 fight with a strained ligament in her knee, says it got worse after first round”

Who is the one strawweight Carla Esparza has ‘nothing good to say about’?

Though she is far from buddies with her UFC 225 opponent, Claudia Gadelha, the former strawweight champion told Karyn Bryant the one fighter in the division that she has “nothing good to say about” is former WSOF strawweight champion and Bellator rival Jessica Aguilar. Continue reading “Who is the one strawweight Carla Esparza has ‘nothing good to say about’?”

Claudhina and the Cookie Monster: Carla Esparza vs Claudia Gadelha #UFC225 Preview

“Introducing first: FIGHTING out of the blue corner, a wrestler holding a professional record of 14 wins and 4 losses, she stands 5 feet and 1 inch tall weighing in and one hundred and fifteen and a half pounds, fighting out of Irvine, California presenting the former UFC Strawweight Champion and number 6 strawweight contender of the world, Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza! And introducing her opponent: FIGHTING out of the red corner, a mixed martial artist holding a professional record of 15 wins and 3 losses standing 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing in at one hundred and fifteen pounds FIGHTING out of Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil, presenting the number 3 strawweight contender in the world, Claudia “Claudinha” Gadhela!” Continue reading “Claudhina and the Cookie Monster: Carla Esparza vs Claudia Gadelha #UFC225 Preview”