Late 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
11-5-0
19-7-0

The tape

30
Age
35
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 1" / 155 cm
65" / 165 cm
Reach
63" / 160 cm

Full record

SD 5SD 5KO 1SD 3KO 2
Form
SUB 2SD 5KO 2SD 3MD 3
11
Wins
19
2
By KO
4
18
KO%
21
5
By Sub
4
45
SUB%
21
5
Losses
7
1
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2010
16
Bouts
26
46
Rounds
69
3 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 14 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

1
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
3

Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza preview

When is Namajunas vs Esparza II?

Rose Namajunas could potentially face the challenge of Carla Esparza, in Late 2021.

The fight would be contested 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).

Namajunas vs Esparza II stats

Rose Namajunas would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Carla Esparza would make her way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Esparza would have a slight advantage in power over Namajunas, with a 21% knock out percentage over Namajunas' 18%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Namajunas would have a large advantage over Esparza, boasting at 45% submission rate over Esparza's 21%.

Rose Namajunas is the younger woman by 5 years, at 30 years old.

Namajunas has a height advantage of 4 inches over Esparza. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Namajunas is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2013, 2 year and 10 months later than Esparza, whose first professional fight was in 2010. She has fought 23 less professional rounds, 46 to Esparza's 69.

Namajunas vs Esparza II form

Namajunas has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In her last fight, she lost to Carla Esparza 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.

Previous to that, she had beat Weili Zhang at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Going into that contest, she had won against Weili Zhang at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, she had beat Jessica Andrade at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

She had been beaten by Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Esparza has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In her last fight, she Weili Zhang at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission 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 defeated 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 won against Xiaonan Yan 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 beat 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Carla Esparza has been fighting more than Rose Namajunas.

Rose Namajunas last fought 6 months and 17 days ago, while Carla Esparza's last outing was 12 days ago.

Namajunas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Esparza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 3 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Namajunas vs Esparza II?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Namajunas vs Esparza II yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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