UFC 212 Results: Claudia Gadelha vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
A key women’s strawweight scrap between former title challengers Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 212 event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Round one begins and Karolina starts off quickly immediately pressuring Claudia. She lands a right hand. Gadelha returns fire with a low kick. Claudia goes to the body with a kick. Karolina presses forward and the fighters clinch. Gadelha lands an elbow and the ladies break. Karolina comes forward and lands a low kick. She misses with a follow up kick to the body. Karolina with a right hand. Claudia shoots in and grabs a hold of Karolina. She drags the Polish fighter to the ground and immediately moves her back. Gadelha takes the back and locks in her hooks. She locks in a rear-naked choke and it is tight. This one is all over. WOW! What a performance from the Brazilian.