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Amanda Ribas Calls Out Xiaonan Yan For A Fight

With both athletes coming off a loss, Amanda Ribas is calling on Xiaonan Yan to take a fight with her following the Chinese contender's loss to Carla Esparza last month. The #11-ranked strawweight Amanda Ribas is ready to return to the Octagon after her last fight against Marina Rodriguez...

Dana White Remains Coy On Granting Carla Esparza Title Shot

Dana White was impressed by Carla Esparza’s demolition of Yan Xiaonan but remains undecided on granting her a title shot next. Esparza made a compelling case for facing champ Rose Namajunas after making light work of #3-ranked straweight Xiaonan in the co-main event of UFC Vegas 27.  Many predicted the fight...

UFC Vegas 27 Highlights: Carla Esparza Smashes Yan Xiaonan

Carla Esparza vs. Yan Xiaonan put on a solid fight in a co-headlining role.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (May 22, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 27 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. The first round of the fight saw Carla get...

Carla Esparza Returns Against Yan Xiaonan In May

Former UFC strawweight champion, Carla Esparza is set to return to the Octagon on May 22 against Yan Xiaonan. MMA DNA was first to report the news and has since been confirmed by several outlets. The UFC has yet to confirm the booking. The location of the May 22 event...

UFC Auckland Highlights: Yan Xiaonan Bests Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Yan Xiaonan bested Karolina Kowalkiewicz The two fighters met in a women’s strawweight bout at the UFC Auckland event from the Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday night (February 22, 2020) that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.  Yan was lighting her up in the striking department. At some...

Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Yan Xiaonan Set for UFC Auckland

Another fight has been added to UFC Auckland, with Karolina Kowalkiewicz taking on Yan Xiaonan inside the Spark Arena on February 23, 2020. Karolina Kowalkiewicz was once challenging for the world title in a jam-packed Madison Square Garden arena, but after now losing three consecutive fights, she is clinging on...