On Saturday, May 11, the UFC will host UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade from the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In the night’s main event, women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas puts her 115-pound title on the line against Brazilian Jéssica Andrade. The champion enters the bout riding a three-fight winning streak that includes back-to-back wins over former champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk. Andrade will get her second shot at gold, having fallen short against Jędrzejczyk at UFC 211 in 2017. Since dropping to strawweight seven fight ago, the title loss is Andrade’s only defeat.
The 12-fight event kicks off with three preliminary-card bouts streaming live on ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET. Four additional prelims follow at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN, with the five-fight main card started at 10 p.m. ET on pay-per-view.
Above is video of the event’s post-fight press conference (courtesy of the UFC) which kicks off approximately 30 minutes after the main event between Namajunas and Andrade.
Pay-Per-View Main Card
Rose Namajunas vs. Jéssica Andrade – for women’s strawweight title
Jared Cannonier vs. Anderson Silva
Jose Aldo vs. Alexander Volkanovski
Thiago Alves vs. Laureano Staropoli
ESPN Preliminary Card
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Ryan Spann
Thiago Moises vs. Kurt Holobaugh
Irene Aldana vs. Bethe Correia
B.J. Penn vs. Clay Guida
ESPN+ Preliminary Card
Luana Carolina vs. Priscila Cachoeira
Warlley Alves vs. Sergio Moraes
Raoni Barcelos vs. Carlos Quiroz
Talita Bernardo vs. Viviane Araujo
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