Jessica Andrade stormed her way into the UFC wome’s flyweight division with a swift and signify TKO victory more than #1 contender Katlyn Chookagian. The fight finished off a unpleasant human body shot that literally despatched Chookagian spinning across the cage in discomfort. Andrade chased her down with a traveling knee before attacking the same place and finishing with a different vicious shot to the ribs (look at the highlights below).
The win did not just blast Andrade to the prime of the 125 pound division. It also gained her the difference of becoming the only woman in UFC background to generate wins in a few different fat classes (115, 125, and 135). Include in her quick keeping of the belt at 115 and how do you not justify a title shot against existing champ Valentina Shevchenko?
At the write-up battle press meeting Andrade created it apparent that she felt prepared.
“I believe I can make a distinction in this division,” she explained. “I assume I can set up a combat against Valentina. It is a little something that need to have transpired presently in other businesses, so I think I’m going to make a change and put on reveals in this division.”
She’s even down to move in if a little something takes place to the upcoming women’s flyweight title battle amongst Shevchenko and Jennifer Maia established to go down at UFC 255 on November 21st.
“For positive I’m likely to stay ready,” Andrade reported. “If that happens, I’ll be there if essential. In any other division – 135, 145 – I’ll be all set. I have not felt this joyful and haven’t had this vigor to fight. I just feel incredibly very good tonight.”
Now that she no lengthier has to killer herself to lower down to 115, Andrade appears energized to compete as much as attainable. Soon after defeating the substantially larger sized Chookagian utilizing velocity, electricity, and ferocity, she’s evidently emotion capable of combating even larger women.
“We’ll battle where ever, Andrade explained. “Maybe with this battle, Jennifer Maia and Valentina, the UFC’s gonna want to have me have an additional struggle. But I’m the individual to do the motion in this division. It’s precisely what this division desires, it demands to be stirred all around a minor bit.”
It’s possible with the way the UFC is booking things these days and turning around unhurt fighters speedy, they’ll go ahead and just slide Andrade on to the UFC 255 card versus yet another opponent. Andrade clearly would not thoughts, she just sees it as another paycheck, not even a obstacle to herself or her evident #1 contender place.