UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade preview

UFC 237 comes to you this Saturday, live from Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Headlined is Namajunas vs. Andrade, with two exciting semi-main worthy bouts that feature Anderson Silva vs. Jared Cannonier and Jose Aldo vs. Alexander Volkanovski. Also on tap are rising stars Raoni Barcelos, Priscila Cachoeira and Irene Aldana. UFC legends return when Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, B.J. Penn and Clay Guida climb back into the cage. Great night of fights to be sure, here is a quick run down on the main card and the prelims.

PRELIMS

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (23-8) vs. Ryan Spann (15-5)

Thiago Moises (11-3) vs. Kurt Holobaugh (17-6)

Bethe Correia (10-3-1) vs. Irene Aldana (9-4)

B.J. Penn (16-13-2) vs. Clay Guida (34-18)

Priscila Cachoeira (8-2) vs. Luana Carolina (5-1)

Warlley Alves (12-3) vs. Sergio Moraes (14-4-1)

Said Nurmagomedov (10-3-2) vs. Raoni Barcelos (13-1)

Talita Bernardo (5-3) vs. Viviane Araujo (6-1)

MAIN CARD

UFC Strawweight Championship
Rose Namajunas (8-3) vs. Jessica Andrade (19-6)

Anderson Silva (34-9) vs. Jared Cannonier (11-4)

Jose Aldo (28-4) vs. Alexander Volkanovski (19-1)

Thiago Alves (23-13) vs. Laureano Staropoli (8-1)

Francisco Trinaldo (23-8) vs. Diego Ferreira (15-2)

Get ready for a night of non stop UFC action available on PPV. Will we hear “And New” or “And Still” when Namajunas and Andrade throw down in a barnburner? The return of Bethe Correia after her eye injury and legends back inside the cage make this one interesting.

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Damon Smith

I am the new writer for combat sports such as UFC, Bellator, Boxing and WWE here with MSB. I have been involved in pro wrestling on the Indie circuit for over 20 years as Devin Storm. Owner of Rampage All-Star Wrestling and talent manager and announcer for a few other promotions. An avid sports fan born and raised in Texas. I am married to my beautiful wife Jodi and have two sons Dustin and Dalton. Life long passion for Pro Wrestling and love MMA so getting this gig was amazing for me. You can expect not only WWE and UFC news but also some gems from other promotions in these two sports. So buckle up buttercup it's gonna be a wild ride. Follow me on twitter at @damonsmith34 and @MSBFightClub

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