UFC 237 Results: Jessica Andrade Dethrones Rose Namajunas Via Brutal Slam!(Highlights)

Jessica Andrade Def Rose Namajunas
Jessica Andrade Def Rose Namajunas

Jessica Andrade Slams Her Way To The Title, KO’s Rose Namajunas!

The Strawweight title match between the current 115-pound queen “Thug” Rose Namajunas and dangerous Parana Vale Tudo competitor Jessica “Bate Estaca” Andrade headlines UFC 237 PPV (pay-per-view) event, which is going down live from inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil tonight (Saturday, May 11, 2019).

The referee in charge for this title bout is Marc Goddard. Let the war begin! Namajunas has a big height and a reach advantage. On the other side, Andrade probably has the most powerful strikes in the whole division.

Round 1

Namajunas attacks with jabs and goes forward. She moves laterally all the time, Jessica misses with a left hook, Rose delivers a good punch to the head. Good right cross Rose.

What a great punch by Rose, Jessica Andrade is cut!

Good low kick by Andrade, Rose fires back with a 1-2 combo. Namajunas delivers big strikes, Andrade is too slow for Namajunas.

Andrade clinches up and throws Namajunas.

Rose gets up, but Andrade picks her up and slams her off the canvas again.

Rose Namajunas goes for an armbar, Andrade defends well. Both fighters are up, Namajunas shoots in, stuffed. Low kick Andrade, jab Rose.

Left hook Andrade, but big miss. Namajunas delivers big strikes to the forehead. Namajunas moves well and delivers big low kicks.

Fighters clinched up, Rose slammed her with a big knee to the face. Rose goes in for the kill, ends up in the full guard. Now she transits to side mount, attempts a guillotine, but gives up and moves away!

Oblique kick Rose. Left hook Andrade just missed. Andrade misses over and over. Rose delivers a strong knee and a left hook. Great exchange on both sides. Low kick Andrade, countered by Namajunas. The best round on the whole UFC 237 PPV card, 10-9 Namajunas.

Andrade’s corner looks satisfied.

Round 2

Right low kick Andrade, and another one Rose fires back with a punch to the face. Rose moves like a cat, Andrade misses over and over, great left hook counter by Thug Rose. Great straight punch by the champ.

Great combo Andrade, she runs forward, Namajunas moves to the side and counters well. Namajunas fires hard, great right punch. Great 1-2 Namajunas, Andrade misses over and over.

Three punch combo by Jessica Andrade missed. Namajunas ends on the fence but moves to the side. Namajunas shoots in, stuffed, low kick Andrade.

Fighters clinch up but separate almost instantly. 1-2 Namajunas. Andrade runs and presses her against the fence. Namajunas defends with a Kimura attempt.

Jessica Andrade picks Rose Namajunas and slams her head off the canvas. The match is over!!! What a brutal slam to finish the fight! Marc Goddard steps in and stops the match!

Check out the highlights below:

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Pros-Reaction:

https://twitter.com/erykanders/status/1127434195419189248

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Final Result: Jessica Andrade defeats Rose Namajunas via slam (round 2, 2:58)

Jessica Andrade improves the score to 20-6 MMA, 11-4 UFC, Rose Namajunas drops to 8-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC. 

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