Report – Yan Xiaonan vs. Carla Esparza added to UFC Fight Night 192 on May 22nd.

Xiaonan

A potential strawweight title-eliminator between surging contender, Yan Xiaonan and inaugural UFC and Invicta FC 115-pound champion, Carla Esparza has been booked for a UFC Fight Night 192 event on May 22nd. — with a location or venue for the event yet to be determined by the promotion. The matchup between Xiaonan and Esparza has […]

Report – Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas targeted for UFC 261 on April 24th.

Weili

A strawweight title matchup between reigning champion, Zhang ‘Magnum’ Weili, and former titleholder, ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas is currently in the works for UFC 261 on April 24th. — with the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada expected to house the event. According to a recent report from Combate reporter, Raphael Marinho — initial plans for the promotion […]

Report: Cláudia Gadelha injures MCL, out of UFC 253 bout with Yan Xiaonan

Former UFC strawweight title challenger, Cláudia Gadelha has been forced to withdraw from her UFC 253 pairing with Yan Xiaonan, after suffering an MCL injury. The Brazilian contender is currently travelling to Las Vegas, Nevada to the UFC Performance Institute where she will have the injury diagnosed and assessed further. Gadelha was scheduled to make […]