Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-05-22, the mma fight Xiaonan Yan vs Carla Esparza gets three stars only thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Esparza vs Yan Xiaonan is on the undercard of Rob Font vs Cody Garbrandt – UFC Vegas 27 (also known as UFC Fight Night 188 or UFC on ESPN+ 46). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Xiaonan Yan record
Xiaonan Yan entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-1-0 (38% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she is ranked as the No.6 women’s strawweight in the world.
She suffered her only loss when she faced Karina Hallinan in 2010, since then she has collected eleven victories and one no-contest beating Angela Hill, Karolina Kowalkiewicz and Claudia Gadelha in her last three (Claudia Gadelha vs Xiaonan Yan).
Carla Esparza record
Her opponent, the former Ufc and Invicta FC champ Carla Esparza, has a record of 17-6-0 (41% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.5 in the women’s strawweight division.
She lost two consecutive bouts in 2018, with Claudia Gadelha and Tatiana Suarez, but then she has won four matches defeating Michelle Waterson (Carla Esparza vs Michelle Waterson) and Marina Rodriguez in her last two (Marina Rodriguez vs Carla Esparza).
Esparza’s next fight: Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza 2
Yan Xiaonan vs Esparza full fight video / highlights
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UFC Vegas 27 info
Event: UFC Fight Night 188: Font vs Garbrandt
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
UFC Vegas 27 fight card
Here is the UFC Vegas 27 full fight card:
Rob Font vs Cody Garbrandt
Xiaonan Yan vs Carla Esparza
Justin Tafa vs Jared Vanderaa
Felicia Spencer vs Norma Dumont Viana
Ricardo Ramos vs Bill Algeo
Jack Hermansson vs Edmen Shahbazyan
Ben Rothwell vs Chris Barnett
Court McGee vs Cláudio Silva
Bruno Gustavo da Silva vs Victor Rodriguez
Josh Culibao vs Sha Yilan
David Dvořák vs Juancamilo Ronderos
Rafael Alves vs Damir Ismagulov
Yan Xiaonan vs Esparza result
Carla Esparza defeated Xiaonan Yan via TKO at 2:58, round 2.
Yan Xiaonan vs Esparza post-fight interview