Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-05-07, disappointing mma fight: Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza 2 gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Esparza vs Namajunas 2 is valid for the UFC women’s strawweight title (Namajunas’ second defense); undercard of Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje – UFC 274. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Rose Namajunas record
The black belt in tae-kwon-do, karate and current Ufc champ Rose Namajunas entered this fight with a pro record of 11-4-0 (64% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s strawweight in the world.
In her last bouts she faced twice Jessica Andrade and twice Zhang Weili: with the Brazilian she lost the first match (4-stars fight, Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade I) and won the second one (Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas II), while with the Chinese she won both bouts (4-stars fight, Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas I and Rose Namajunas vs Weili Zhang II).
Among the best fights of Namajunas we suggest these two:
- Rose Namajunas vs Kathina Catron, 4-stars match of 2013
- Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Rose Namajunas, bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2017
Carla Esparza record
Her opponent, the former Ufc and Invicta FC champion Carla Esparza, has an official mma record of 18-6-0 (44% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.5 in the women’s strawweight division.
She lost two consecutive fights in 2018, with Claudia Gadelha and Tatiana Suarez, but then she has won five bouts defeating Michelle Waterson (Carla Esparza vs Michelle Waterson), Marina Rodriguez (Marina Rodriguez vs Carla Esparza) and Yan Xiaonan in her last three (Xiaonan Yan vs Carla Esparza).
UFC 274 info
Event: UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje
Where: Footprint Center,Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
Title: UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship
UFC 274 fight card
Here is the UFC 274 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on PPV – Pay-per-view)
Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje
Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza 2
Michael Chandler vs Tony Ferguson
Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Ovince St Preux 2
Randy Brown vs Kalinn Williams
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Francisco Trinaldo vs Danny Roberts
Macy Chiasson vs Norma Dumont
Brandon Royval vs Matt Schnell
Blagoy Ivanov vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Andre Fialho vs Cameron VanCamp
Tracy Cortez vs Melissa Gatto
Kleydson Rodrigues vs CJ Vergara
Ariane Carnelossi vs Lupita Godinez
Journey Newson vs Fernie Garcia
UFC 274 countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 274 countdown Namajunas vs Esparza 2, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Namajunas vs Esparza 2 full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza 2 as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – spanish
Namajunas vs Esparza 2 result
Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas via split decision. Scores were 47–48, 49–46, 48–47.
Namajunas vs Esparza 2 post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Carla Esparza vs Rose Namajunas post-fight octagon interview.