In a matchup of strawweight contenders looking to earn another title shot, Jessica Andrade and Claudia Gadelha left it all in the octagon as they gave us the “Fight of the Night” at UFC Fight Night 117.
The bloody encounter, which co-headlined the FXX-televised main card at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, produced some incredible images captured by USA TODAY Sports.
Andrade (17-6 MMA, 8-4 UFC) defeated Gadelha (15-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) via unanimous decision, and you can heck out incredible images from their battle in the photo montage above and gallery below.view original article >>
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