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UFC 261 in the works for Vegas after Singapore negotiations fail, strawweight title fight...

Rampant speculation has surrounded UFC 261 and its location. Now, it appears things will stay in Vegas with a pair of pivotal strawweight bouts. Combate...
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Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacts to potential Carla Esparza title shot: “Rose is next”

UFC women's strawweight contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacted to the potential of Carla Esparza getting a title shot, saying "Rose is next." We all thought the...
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Carla Esparza wants the next title shot against Weili Zhang: “I am ready for...

Former UFC women's strawweight champion Carla Esparza admitted that she's interested in fighting current champ Weili Zhang for the belt. Esparza is coming off of...
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Carla Esparza tells Claudia Gadelha to “leave the grease at home” for potential rematch

UFC women's strawweight contender Carla Esparza told Claudia Gadelha to "leave the grease at home" for a potential rematch between the two rivals. Esparza and...
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Michelle Waterson issues statement after controversial loss to Carla Esparza

Former Invicta atomweight champion Michelle Waterson has issued a statement after her controversial decision loss to former UFC strawweight champ Carla Esparza at UFC...
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Michelle Waterson plans on knocking out Carla Esparza to put her in talks to...

Michelle Waterson believes her UFC 249 fight against former champion Carla Esparza has title implications on the line. Waterson will make her return to the...
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The MMA community had some fun with April Fools Day

The world of mixed martial arts came together yesterday for a series of entertaining April Fools Day surprises. It's safe to say that 2020 isn't...
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Carla Esparza says fans showered her with beer at UFC Mexico City

UFC women's strawweight Carla Esparza says that fans showered her with beer following her majority decision win over Alexa Grasso at UFC Mexico City. MMAjunkie.com's...
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UFC Mexico City bonuses: Carla Esparza, Alexa Grasso win “Fight of the Night”

The UFC has announced the post-fight bonus award winners for the Mexico City card, and a pair of women's strawweights won "Fight of the...
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Pros react to Carla Esparza defeating Alexa Grasso at UFC Mexico

A key women's strawweight bout featuring former division champion Carla Esparza taking on Alexa Grasso co-headlined tonight's UFC Mexico event. Esparza (14-6) entered the event...
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UFC Mexico Results: Carla Esparza defeats Alexa Grasso (Highlights)

A key women's strawweight bout featuring former division champion Carla Esparza taking on Alexa Grasso co-headlines tonight's UFC Mexico event. Esparza (14-6) will be looking...
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Carla Esparza targeting rematch with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Carla Esparza got the job done at UFC Fort Lauderdale over the weekend, defeating former Invicta champ Virna Jandiroba by unanimous decision.
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Carla Esparza calls for UFC to create atomweight division, ‘it needs to be brought...

The UFC is currently home to 12 different weight classes. Four of which belong to the female competitors. That's also four more than was...

UFC 228 Results: Tatiana Suarez dominates Carla Esparza (VIDEO)

A key women's strawweight contest served as the featured bout of tonight's UFC 228 prelims as former division champion Carla Esparza took on surging...
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Report | Carla Esparza to take on Tatiana Suarez at UFC 228

UFC 228 is pretty behind on getting itself put together. But in the coming weeks we'll surely get some more clarity and today we...
Claudia Gadelha

Claudia Gadelha fires back at Carla Esparza after greasing allegations

Last weekend, on the undercard of the stacked UFC 225, former strawweight champion Carla Esparza gave up a close decision to perennial strawweight contender...
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Along with Colby Covington, Carla Esparza believes her UFC 225 opponent cheated

It would seem that new UFC interim welterweight champion, Colby Covington isn't the only one claiming that their UFC 225 opponent used some illegal...
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UFC 225 Results: Claudia Gadelha defeats Carla Esparza (Highlights)

A pivitol women's strawweight fight between former title challenger Claudia Gadelha and former division champion Carla Esparza took place during tonight's UFC 225 prelims...
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Carla Esparza on Claudia Gadelha: “if we didn’t have USADA in the picture, I’d...

The strawweight division's oldest matchup is finally set to take place again. Former UFC and Invicta FC champion, Carla Esparza and former title challenger,...
Claudia Gadelha

Claudia Gadelha Returns at UFC 225 to Take on a Former UFC Champion and...

One of the oldest matchups, if not the oldest matchup in the strawweight division's history is set to take place and hopefully happen this...
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UFC 219 Results: Carla Esparza defeats Cynthia Calvillo (Highlights)

A key women's strawweight scrap between surging contender Cynthia Calvillo and former champion Carla Esparza took place on the main card of tonight's UFC...
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VIDEO | Former UFC champ Carla Esparza punches a guy because he asked her...

https://twitter.com/carlaesparza1/status/855653344886444034 Generally speaking, getting punched in the face by a UFC fighter is something most people try to avoid doing. Even UFC fighters do their...
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Carla Esparza releases statement on controversial loss to Randa Markos

On Sunday night, the UFC returned to Halifax, Nova Scotia with UFC Fight Night 105. On the evening's undercard, former strawweight queen Carla Esparza...
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Beef! Claudia Gadelha and Carla Esparza bash each other on social media

It's no secret that former strawweight champion Carla Esparza and former strawweight title challenger Claudia Gadelha aren't big fans of one another. Having been...
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Tito Ortiz offers to help Carla Esparza keep her TUF motorcycle

Earlier this week, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC women's strawweight champion Carla Esparza was looking to sell the Harley Davidson motorcycle she won...
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Former UFC champion Carla Esparza forced to sell her TUF Harley-Davidson motorcycle with financial...

The first-ever women's UFC and Invicta strawweight champion, Carla Esparza is facing some tough times. Since losing the UFC strawweight title to current champion Joanna...

Carla Esparza replaces Jessica Aguilar, meets Julianna Lima at UFC 197

The inaugural UFC women's strawweight champion, Carla Esparza (11-3 MMA), will return to the octagon next month when she fills in for the injured...