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Former UFC title candidate Claudia Gadelha retires from fierce competition – MMA Sports

One of the best fighters at £ 115 is wearing gloves.By the first report from MMA FightingGadelha, a former strawweight title challenger, recently informed the UFC that she would retire from the fierce competition.

It’s easy to forget that when Gadella joined the UFC’s roster seven years ago, undefeated Brazilians were an early favorite for winning strawweight gold. A veteran of Invicta FC and a very skilled black belt in Jiu-Jitsu, she went all the way as Gadelha planned until she came across an unknown kickboxer named Joanna Jedrzejczyk.

Gadelha lost a fierce battle with the Polish striker in 2014, and the two rematched two years after coaching the Ultimate Fighter (TUF). This time there was little controversy as Gadelha was completely defeated in the only UFC title battle in her career.

Since then, Gadelha has struggled to gain momentum at £ 115. She brought out some of the top candidates like Carla Esparza and Karolina Kowalkievic, but Gadelha consistently struggled to keep pace in later rounds and sacrificed her in several fights. did.

Overall, Gadelha will retire with a professional record of 18-5 (7-5 ​​UFC). Her last match took place in November 2020 and suffered a decisive defeat to Yan Xiaonan. She is currently in 7th place in the official straw weight ranking.

– MMA Sports

Former UFC title candidate Claudia Gadelha retires from fierce competition

https://www.mmamania.com/2021/12/17/22843124/former-ufc-title-contender-claudia-gadelha-retires-active-competition-espn-strawweight Former UFC title candidate Claudia Gadelha retires from fierce competition

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