Jessica Andrade News

Nov 8, 2017 1:29 pm

Jessica Andrade Wants to KO Rose Namajunas then Rematch Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Fans and media weren’t the only ones shocked and celebrating Rose Namajunas putting on her incredible, belt-stealing performance against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217. Former title challenger Jessica Andrade compared her division’s reaction to a World Cup win. In a recent interview, she broke down how Namajunas did the unthinkable and wasted no time at all calling...

Oct 28, 2017 6:58 am

Jessica Andrade Wants to Fight Karolina Kowalkiewicz Next

After the absolute bloodbath of a fight between her and Claudia Gadelha, Jessica Andrade was pushed to the number one contender slot in the UFC strawweight rankings. It would have been a four-fight win streak for Andrade, had she not have fought Joanna Jedrzejczyk just before. However, that’s a rematch that is just within arm’s...

Oct 26, 2017 6:41 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes she knows why Claudia Gadelha lost to Jessica Andrade

Last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Japan, top flyweight contenders Claudia Gadelha and Jessica Andrade were locked into the cage together. Despite being a noteworthy underdog heading into this fight, Andrade ultimately came out on top, capturing a decision win in an absolutely thrilling upset. Speaking on a media conference...

Oct 22, 2017 6:02 am

Karolina Kowalkiewicz doubles down on Jessica Andrade callout

Yesterday afternoon, in the co-main event of the UFC’s exciting stop in Gdansk, Poland, Polish strawweight contender Karolina Kowalkiewicz picked up a nice decision win over former Invicta star Jodie Esquibel. In the wake of this impressive win, Kowalkiewicz made a clever callout of surging Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. Speaking at the UFC Gdansk post-fight...

Sep 26, 2017 9:42 am

UFC rankings update: Jessica Andrade rockets up the strawweight list

Last Friday, the UFC made a triumphant return to Japan with an exciting night of fights. Now that the card is in the rear-view, the promotion’s official rankings have been updated. The biggest changes to the UFC rankings occured in the strawweight division, where Jessica Andrade rocketed up the list after a thrilling win over...

Sep 23, 2017 7:49 am

Pros react to Jessica Andrade’s impressive victory over Claudia Gadelha

Former UFC strawweight title challengers Jessica Andrade and Claudia Gadelha squared off in the co-main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 card in Japan. The scrap ended up stealing the show as Andrade and Gadelha engaged in a bloody war that lasted the full fifteen minutes. Claudia Gadelha got off to a quick...

Sep 22, 2017 9:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 117 Results: Jessica Andrade defeats Claudia Gadelha (Highlights)

A key strawweight scrap between former title challengers Jessica Andrade and Claudia Gadelha served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 117 fight card in Japan. Round one begins and Gadelha throws a front kick to get things started. Jessica presses forward but Claudia catches her with a nice left hook. Both women...

Jul 25, 2017 10:21 am

Claudia Gadelha challenges Jessica Andrade, Andrade responds

It has now been almost two months since top strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha’s last fight: a first-round submission of another top-ranked fighter in Karolina Kowalkiewicz back at UFC 212. Apparently, she’s getting eager to get back in there. On Monday, Gadelha took to Instagram to call out a fellow Brazilian contender in Jessica Andrade, who recently...

May 13, 2017 9:30 pm

UFC 211 Results: Joanna Jedrzejczyk defeats Jessica Andrade (Highlights)

UFC 211 Results: Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Jessica Andrade A strawweight title fight between current champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Jessica Andrade served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 211 fight card in Dallas, Texas. Round one begins and Jedrzejczyk lands two early low kicks. She throws a jab and then lands another low kick....

Mar 7, 2017 6:28 am

Jessica Andrade explains how she’ll dethrone Joanna Jedrzejczyk

With a flawless, 13-0 record, and four-straight title defenses to her name, UFC strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk has established herself as one of the most dominant champions in the promotion. As such, Brazil’s Jessica Andrade will have a serious task on her hands when she attempts to dethrone Jedrzejczyk in the co-main event of the...

Feb 23, 2017 9:08 am

BREAKING! Joanna Jedrzejczyk announces next fight

Thursday morning, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk took to social media to tease an announcement regarding her next title defense. Instantly, fight fans glued themselves to social media in anticipation of the champ’s big announcement. It was then revealed by the champ on a stream that she would be fighting #3 ranked women’s strawweight...

Feb 13, 2017 9:27 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk to defend strawweight title at UFC 211

According to a report from Poland’s Sport.pl, the next fight of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s incredible reign as UFC strawweight champion will occur at UFC 211, on May 13 in Dallas, Texas. This challenge will be provided by streaking Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. When we last saw Jedrzejczyk in action, she defeated fellow Polish striker Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the...

Feb 5, 2017 7:43 am

Dana White confirms Jessica Andrade will get next shot at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last month, we learned that dominant UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk had returned to American Top Team to begin training for her next fight. Her opponent for this next fight, however, remained a mystery. On Saturday night, that changed. Though it was widely speculated that the next strawweight title shot would go to Michelle Waterson,...

Oct 16, 2016 10:03 am

Jessica Andrade: UFC Strawweight Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk Has a “Weak Chin”

Brazil’s Jessica Andrade, who stands just 5’2, began her UFC career fighting much taller women in the bantamweight division. Yet after a decent run in this division, which saw her amass a 3-2 record against solid competition, she decided to drop to the strawweight division, where she’d be at less of a physical disadvantage. This...