Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
When is Esparza vs Andrade?
Carla Esparza could potentially fight Jessica Andrade, in Spring 2024.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Esparza vs Andrade stats
Carla Esparza would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Jessica Andrade would make her way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Andrade would have an advantage in power over Esparza, with a 40% knock out percentage over Esparza's 21%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Andrade would have an advantage over Esparza, with a 32% submission rate over Esparza's 21%.
Carla Esparza is the older woman by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Esparza has 1-inch reach advantage.
Esparza is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2010, 1 year and 6 months earlier than Andrade, whose first professional fight was in 2011. She has fought 3 less professional rounds, 69 to Andrade's 72.
Esparza vs Andrade form
Esparza has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In her last fight, she lost to Weili Zhang at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Rose Namajunas at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, she had beat Yan Xiaonan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.
Before that, she had defeated Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
She had won against Alexa Grasso at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.
Andrade has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In her last fight, she defeated Mackenzie Dern at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Tatiana Suarez at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Yan Xiaonan at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Prudential Center, Newark.
Before that, she had been beaten by Erin Blanchfield at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
She had defeated Lauren Murphy at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In terms of recent activity, Jessica Andrade has been fighting more than Carla Esparza.
Carla Esparza last fought 1 year and 16 days ago, while Jessica Andrade's last outing was 17 days ago.
Esparza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 7 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Andrade's last 5 fights have come over a period of 10 months and 7 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 2 months and 3 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Esparza vs Andrade?
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