UFC 237 face-offs: Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade ready to throw down

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It’s been more than a year since Rose Namajunas stepped into the Octagon, but having won the UFC strawweight title by defeating Joanna Jedrzejczyk and then defending it against her in an immediate rematch, she’s ready to move on. 

On Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Namajunas puts her belt on the line for the second time when she faces top contender Jessica Andrade on the Brazilian’s home turf.

The card is also heavy on local legends with Anderson Silva squaring off with Jared Cannonier in the UFC 237 co-main event and Jose Aldo facing Alexander Volkanovski on a pay-per-view feature fight.

Before they meet in the Octagon, the UFC 237 featured fighters squared off in front of the media in Rio.


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Tune in Saturday, May 11, for full UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade live results from Rio de Janeiro, where Rose Namajunas puts her strawweight belt on the line opposite Jessica Andrade. Jarod Cannonier looks to take a step up the light heavyweight ladder when he faces all-time great Anderson Silva in the UFC 237 co-main event.