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Poirier & Namajunas To Be Featured In Super Bowl Commercial

Dustin Poirier and Rose Namajunas will be featured in a Super Bowl commercial on Sunday. The former interim lightweight champion and former strawweight champion will be involved in a commercial for the mortgage company, Guaranteed Rate. The company released the commercial early for UFC fans to see Poirier and Namajunas...

Dana White Provides Update On Weili Zhang’s Next Fight

Dana White has provided an update on Weili Zhang’s next fight, specifically the possible opponent and location. Dana White has not given up on a potential showdown between strawweight champion Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas. Recently, White seemed to do just that when he claimed that Namajunas has no desire...

Manager: Rose Namajunas ‘Is Ready To Fight’

Rose Namajunas' manager makes it clear, his client is ready to fight. Recently, UFC president, Dana White has revealed Namajunas doesn't want to fight and they are looking at Carla Esparza to face Weili Zhang. However, Brian Butler, who manages, Rose Namajunas makes it clear, the former strawweight champ wants...

Rose Namajunas Refutes Dana White’s Claim She Doesn’t Want A Title Shot

Rose Namajunas has responded to Dana White's claim she doesn't want a title shot. In a recent interview, White claimed they wanted to book Weili Zhang vs. Namajunas but the former champion didn't want the title shot. However, according to "Thug Rose" that is far from the truth. “I don’t know...

Dana White: Rose Doesn’t Want Title; Esparza May Be Next for Zhang

According to Dana White, Rose Namajunas is not ready to hold UFC gold again. Rose Namajunas became the UFC strawweight champion when she defeated Joanna Jędrzejczyk in an upset victory at UFC 217. Five months later, Namajunas would again defeat Jędrzejczyk, this time to retain the belt, but it came...

Rose Namajunas Opens Up On Overcoming Trauma From Conor McGregor’s Bus Attack

Rose Namajunas has opened up on the famous Conor McGregor bus attack. Before UFC 223, Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team slapped Artem Lobov. That caused Conor McGregor to fly all the way to Brooklyn and attack the bus Nurmagomedov was on. During the incident, Ray Borg and Michael Chiesa were...

Valentina Shevchenko Expects Rose Namajunas To Beat Weili Zhang

Valentina Shevchenko expects Rose Namajunas to reclaim her strawweight belt when she fights Weili Zhang. Namajunas returned to the win column with a split decision win over Jessica Andrade at UFC 251. Following the fight, it was expected "Thug" would get a title shot against Weili Zhang. If that turns...

Rose Namajunas Ready For UFC Title Bout Against ‘Master’ Weili Zhang

Rose Namajunas is intrigued by a potential UFC title bout with strawweight champion Weili Zhang. Namajunas collided with Jessica Andrade a second time at UFC 251 on July 11. This was "Thug" Rose's chance to avenge her May 2019 knockout loss to Andrade. Mission accomplished but it wasn't easy. Namajunas...

UFC 251 Bonuses: Namajunas & Andrade Take ‘Fight Of The Night’ Honors

The UFC 251 bonuses have been released. On July 11, the UFC began its "Fight Island" trip. UFC 251 was held on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The event had a significantly limited amount of spectators on the VIP list and all of them were tested for COVID-19. In the main...

7 Takeaways From UFC 251

UFC 251 was supposed to be in Las Vegas, Nevada for International Fight Week. Instead, a global pandemic had the UFC go to Abu Dhabi to feature three title fights that crowned a new champion for a division that needed one and had two others retain their titles. There was...

UFC 251 Highlights: Rose Namajunas Edges Jessica Andrade in Rematch

Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas continued the action going at UFC 251. The two fighters met in a women’s strawweight bout on Saturday night (July 11, 2020) at the UFC 251 pay-per-view event from Abu Dhabi's Yas Island aka Fight Island. Their first fight came back at UFC 237 where...

Jessica Andrade Says Rose Namajunas Rematch Was Always ‘Going To Happen’

Jessica Andrade knew she would rematch Rose Namajunas sometime in her career. Andrade and Namajunas first met back at UFC 237 where the Brazilian in Andrade scored a devastating slam knockout win to win the strawweight title. Immediately after the fight, there was talk of the two having an immediate...

5 Fights To Watch For UFC 251 Other Than The Title Bouts

UFC 251 already has three title fights scheduled so it goes without saying those are the ones to watch. However, with this being the first “Fight Island” event UFC 251 has a lot of fights to watch. Aside from the titles on the line, these are five fights to...

Rose Namajunas Dismisses Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk As ‘Fight of The Year’

Rose Namajunas doesn't believe Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk should be viewed as "Fight of the Year" based on the scars of battle. Back in March, Zhang put her UFC strawweight championship on the line against Jedrzejczyk. The bout served as the co-main event of UFC 248. Zhang and Jedrzejczyk...

UFC 251: Rose Namajunas Says All Signs Point To ‘Spectacular Performance’ In Jessica Andrade Rematch

Rose Namajunas thinks the stars are aligning for a strong showing against Jessica Andrade in their rematch. On July 11, Namajunas and Andrade will do battle in a rematch. The two competed back in May 2019. At the time, Namajunas was the UFC strawweight champion. "Thug" Rose had a strong...