The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and three times Bjj world champion Claudia Gadelha entered this fight with a pro mma record of 15-2-0 (60% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.2 women’s strawweight in the world. ‘Claudinha’ lost to current #1 Ufc champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk last year (=Jedrzejczyk vs Gadelha 2) but then she has beat Cortney Casey and Karolina Kowalkiewicz (=Gadelha vs Kowalkiewicz).
Her opponent, Jessica Andrade, has a record of 16-6-0 (75% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.4 in the same weight class. She has fought twice in 2017 defeating Angela Hill (=Andrade vs Hill) and losing to Joanna Jedrzejczyk (=Jedrzejczyk vs Andrade). Jessica Andrade vs Claudia Gadelha is on the undercard of Ovince St Preux vs Yushin Okami – UFC Fight Night 117. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 117: Saint Preux vs. Okami
Where: Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
UFC Fight Night 117 fight card (main fights):
Ovince St Preux vs Yushin Okami
Claudia Gadelha vs Jessica Andrade
Takanori Gomi vs Dong Hyun Kim
Gokhan Saki vs Henrique da Silva
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Yuta Sasaki
Gadelha’s previous fight: Claudia Gadelha vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Andrade’s previous fight: Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Jessica Andrade
Andrade’s next fight: Jessica Andrade vs Tecia Torres
Gadelha vs Andrade Fight Video:
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