Carla Esparza entered this fight with a pro mma record of 10-2-0 (70% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.2 women’s strawweight in the world; she suffered her last defeat in 2011 when she faced #1 Jessica Aguilar, since then she has collected five consecutive victories winning the Invicta Fc belt in 2013, against Bec Rawlings, and the Ufc title last year, against Rose Namajunas (=Esparza vs Namajunas).
Her opponent, the undefeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk, has a perfect record of 8-0-0 (37% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.3 in the same weight class; she fought four times in 2014 beating Karla Benitez, Rosi Sexton, Juliana Lima and Claudia Gadelha. Esparza vs Jedrzejczyk is valid for the Ufc women’s strawweight title (Esparza’s first defense); undercard of Anthony Pettis vs Rafael dos Anjos – UFC 185. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 185: Pettis vs dos Anjos
Where: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
Title: UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship title
UFC 185 fight card (main and best fights):
Anthony Pettis vs Rafael dos Anjos
Carla Esparza vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Johny Hendricks vs Matt Brown
Alistair Overeem vs Roy Nelson
Chris Cariaso vs Henry Cejudo
Ross Pearson vs Sam Stout
Beneil Dariush vs Daron Cruickshank
Esparza’s previous fight: Carla Esparza vs Rose Namajunas
Jedrzejczyk’s next fight: Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Jessica Penne