Carla Esparza could not consider the way her struggle with Rose Namajumas went.
There is a new champion in town and her title is Carla Esparza. Esparza, whilst freshly topped, isn’t exactly new to the champ activity. She was the very first-ever UFC strawweight winner when she defeated Rose Namajunas for the to start with time on The Best Fighter Finale.
Now eight years afterwards, she has performed it yet again but was a little bit amazed at how the rematch went.
“As significantly as the struggle goes, like, when I was in the combat, I was like, ‘Is this truly taking place?’ Soon after each spherical I was virtually like, in a ton of disbelief,” she discussed to MMA Fighting. “But as much as just after the fight goes, just to listen to how bummed she was.
“I’ve been there. You know, you just cannot get to this amount in the sport and not have felt all those rough losses and gotten crap from lovers. I unquestionably feel her pain, specifically possessing been in there. I wished us to have a good combat. I was like, ‘Man, I hope we get Combat of the Night time,’ and it was by considerably the opposite.”
The battle was dominated a break up conclusion with Esparza on best immediately after five rounds. In the wake of the function, there has been criticism coming from supporters.
It is unclear if there will be a trilogy battle amongst these two, as White has outlined there may not be interest in it. In any case, Esparza has turned her notice to her next probable opponent: Joanna Jędrzejczyk.
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