From child farmer to newlywed to international main-eventer, few are as inspirational as the War Bonnet wearing indigenous people representing Strawweight Champion, Jessica Andrade. Having roots in the indigenous people of Brazil, she wears it not only as a symbol but as a source of inspiration and power.Aug 30, 2019
Jéssica Andrade (born September 25, 1991) is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist. Andrade is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where she competes in the women’s Flyweight division. Andrade is the former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion.
Andrade is a powerhouse of a female fighter. She is known for her strength and her incredible power. The flyweight division is actually her third weight class since joining the UFC. When she broke through with the promotion, she started with the bantamweight division because that was her only choice.Apr 28, 2021
Rose Namajunas Something had to give for Jessica Andrade when she lost to former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas — who will challenge Zhang Weili at Saturday’s UFC 261 — at UFC 251 in July. It was the second consecutive defeat for the Brazilian, as she had lost the belt to Weili in 42 seconds in…
UFC’s Andrade gets two-year suspension for taking same steroid Cyborg, Sylvia used. USADA announced a two-year suspension for Viscardi Andrade, based on a sample taken over a year ago in March 2016. Iain Kidd examines why it took a year to announce the suspension.Mar 23, 2017