An entertaining evening of fights culminated with an enthralling main event match-up between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza to determine the first ever women’s strawweight champion.
Check out Dallas Winston’s play-by-play below.
R3: Esparza catches a kick and takes Namajunas down early. Namajunas can’t create distance with her legs and seems to give up her back rather than settle into guard. Esparza cinches on the body triangle and gets her forearm under the chin to finish with the rear-naked choke.
Watch the full fight video highlights above.
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