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Jessica Andrade and Marina Rodriguez Clash in Explosive Showdown at UFC 300

Jessica Andrade to face Marina Rodriguez at UFC 300 
Jessica Andrade vs. Marina Rodriguez at UFC 300 

In a thrilling announcement for fight fans, the UFC has confirmed a high-stakes matchup between former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and the formidable Marina Rodriguez at the historic UFC 300. Scheduled to take place on April 13 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, this bout promises to be a highlight of the monumental event.

Jessica Andrade, a versatile fighter who has navigated between the strawweight and flyweight divisions, is coming off a rollercoaster of performances. After securing wins against Cynthia Calvillo, Amanda Lemos, and Lauren Murphy, Andrade faced setbacks with three consecutive losses. However, she concluded her 2023 campaign on a triumphant note, delivering a dominant stoppage victory against Mackenzie Dern at UFC 295.

Marina Rodriguez, having positioned herself at the forefront of the title conversation, faced setbacks with consecutive losses to Lemos and Virna Jandiroba. Nevertheless, the 36-year-old rebounded emphatically with a ruthless performance against Michelle Waterson-Gomez at UFC Vegas 79, securing a TKO stoppage in the second round.

The clash between Andrade and Rodriguez is expected to be a pivotal moment in the strawweight division, with both fighters eager to make a statement and climb the rankings. UFC 300 provides the perfect stage for this explosive showdown, promising fans a night of intense and unpredictable action.

As the countdown to UFC 300 begins, anticipation builds for this compelling matchup that could shape the future of the women's strawweight division.


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