Despite recently winning decision over her, Claudia Gadelha wants Carla Esparza rematch this September in Brazil

Claudia Gadelha is hoping for a rematch against Carla Esparza this September in Brazil, despite already beating her via split decision at the UFC 225 event last month.

Gadelha wants Carla Esparza rematch this September in Brazil.

Gadelha (16-3) clearly feels as though she still has unfinished business with Esparza and wants a more decisive victory.

We’re talking September, maybe a rematch with Carla in Brazil,” Gadelha told MMAjunkie. “I’m still in shape. I feel good, I just need to take care of my knee. If I can get healthy then I can fight her in September again.

(I don’t need to) prove a point, but I got hurt before the fight. … I wasn’t 100 percent. I had to keep taking her down because I couldn’t stand. I couldn’t put my weight on my right knee, so I had to keep taking her down and that’s all I did the entire fight.”

The Brazilian is adamant she was the rightful victor last month, however she is willing to rematch due to the fact she wasn’t 100% during the last fight.

I’m 100 percent sure that I won,” Gadelha said. “For me, it wouldn’t add anything, but it would keep me busy. She wants the rematch so bad, and I fought her with one leg because my knee was pretty bad. I would fight her again just for that.

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