The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and three times Bjj world champion Claudia Gadelha entered this fight with a record of 18-4-0 (50% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.4 women’s strawweight in the world. ‘Claudinha’ lost to Nina Ansaroff in 2018 but then she has won over Randa Markos and Angela Hill (Claudia Gadelha vs Angela Hill).
Her opponent, Xiaonan Yan, has a mma record of 12-1-0 (42% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. She suffered his only loss when she faced Karina Hallinan in 2010, since then she has collected ten victories and one no-contest beating Angela Hill and Karolina Kowalkiewicz in her last two. Yan Xiaonan vs Gadelha is on the undercard of Thiago Santos vs Glover Teixeira – UFC Fight Night 182 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 40 or UFC Vegas 13). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 182: Santos vs. Teixeira
Where: Ufc Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
UFC Fight Night 182 fight card (main fights):
Thiago Santos vs Glover Teixeira
Andrei Arlovski vs Tanner Boser
Raoni Barcelos vs Khalid Taha
Claudia Gadelha vs Xiaonan Yan
Yan’s next fight: Xiaonan Yan vs Carla Esparza
Gadelha vs Yan Xiaonan Fight Video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)
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