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After months of anticipation, the UFC finally has a women’s strawweight champion, and a contender is already in place. We discuss that in more in our latest Women’s MMA Report.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Carla Esparza talks about becoming the first UFC strawweight champion and what's next for her. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The women's strawweight division makes its debut in the penultimate UFC rankings update for 2014. The biggest development in the UFC rankings over the weekend was the inclusion of the women's strawweight division. Carla Esparza was crowned the inaugural divisional champion, while the rest of the TUF 20 Finale was a showcase for the season's cast members. On the men's side, Rafael dos Anjos cemented himself as joint top contender along with Khabib Nurmagomedov following his beatdown of Nate Diaz. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighter 20 is in the books, and the UFC has a new strawweight champion. The live finale followed up a long season full of fights, cattiness and the emergence of new players at 115 pounds. The finale had its surprises and expectations. All in all, it was a great show that established new stars and momentum for the freshly minted UFC fighters. So, who is up and who is down following the live finale? Let's take a look following the finale last Friday.Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha won’t be punished for punching Joanna Jedrzejczyk after the bell at this past Saturday’s UFC on FOX 13, according to the Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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New UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and co-main eventer Charles Oliveira topped the list of the TUF 20 Finale fighter salaries released to MMAWeekly.com. read news >>

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Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza picked up a disclosed payday of $50,000 for her tournament-final title win this past Friday at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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The women’s strawweight contest between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha at UFC on Fox 13 was viewed by many as a title eliminator bout to decide the next challenger for newly-crowned champion Carla Esparza. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Less than 24 hours after crowning Carla Esparza the first UFC women's strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk earned a shot at the newly crowned champ. read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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PHOENIX -- Joanna Jedrzejczyk talks about her close fight against Claudia Gadelha at UFC on FOX 13, punches that landed after the bell, beating the #1 strawweight, rounding out her grappling game, her love of sneakers, and more. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Former Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza put on a career-defining performance against savvy striker and highly touted opponent Rose Namajunas in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20 Finale this past Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014). Earning the inaugural UFC women's strawweight title, Esparza proved to be much more than just a wrestler with her sensational submission victory last evening. With a brand new division of contenders set to steal her belt, MMAmania.com ponders what read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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A new UFC welterweight champion was crowned last weekend. The first UFC strawweight champ was crowned Friday night. A murderer's row of heavyweights is lined up for UFC on FOX 13 Saturday night. And still I got more questions on CM Punk than anything else. So let's jump right into things. All things CM Punk @Steven1CR my question: Are you getting enough cm punk related questions? Yeah, and I don't mind. I knew the UFC had scored a PR win the morning after UFC 181. By mid-morning, my phone and my read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Carla Esparza used her wrestling for a convincing victory over Rose Namajunas in "The Ultimate Fighter" event. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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At The Ultimate Fighter 20 finale, Carla Esparza became the UFC's first strawweight champion. Esparza, the former Invicta strawweight champion, wore down the fan-favorite Rose Namajunas with relentless wrestling before finishing her in Round 3. The win over Namajunas extended Esparza's winning streak to five—eight if you count her wins over Angela Hill, Tecia Torres and Jessica Penne on The Ultimate Fighter—and gives her a stronger-than-ever claim as the top strawweight in women's MMA. Now, of c read news >>

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