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 13-fight event kicks off with four 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.
The fighters hit the scales at 5 p.m. ET on Friday, May 10. Video of the action (courtesy of the UFC) appears above, while the results will be posted below as they become available.
Pay-Per-View Main Card
Rose Namajunas (114.5) vs. Jéssica Andrade (114.5) – for women’s strawweight title
Jared Cannonier (184.5) vs. Anderson Silva (185)
Jose Aldo (146) vs. Alexander Volkanovski (145.5)
Thiago Alves (170.5) vs. Laureano Staropoli (170.5)
Francisco Trinaldo (154.5) vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira (X)
ESPN Preliminary Card
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (203.5) vs. Ryan Spann (204)
Thiago Moises (155) vs. Kurt Holobaugh (154.5)
Irene Aldana (135.5) vs. Bethe Correia (141)*
B.J. Penn (155.5) vs. Clay Guida (153.5)
ESPN+ Preliminary Card
Luana Carolina (124.5) vs. Priscila Cachoeira (125.5)
Warlley Alves (170) vs. Sergio Moraes (170)
Raoni Barcelos (135.5) vs. Carlos Huachin (135.5)
Viviane Araujo (131) vs. Talita Bernardo (134.5)
X – Ferreira was removed from the bout due to kidney stones
* – Correia missed the bantamweight limit of 136 pounds and was fined 30 percent of her fight purse
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