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News Yan Xiaonan vs Carla Esparza set to take place at UFC Fight Night event, May 22nd

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Yan Xiaonan vs Carla Esparza

  1. Yan Xiaonan

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  2. Carla Esparza

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  1. giovanni_ss Taeyeon Belt

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    A battle possibly for the next title shot at the women's 115 title just got booked.

    Who wins?

     
  2. giovanni_ss Taeyeon Belt

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    Yan Xiaonan all the way!
     
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  3. SirKratos Silver Belt

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    I'm surprised Xiaonan didn't get a title shot already. I remember back when they first released Women's strawweight division people would get title shots just by having participated in TUF alone. Yan is 6-0 in the UFC
     
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  4. Mmmmmmma1234 Red Belt

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    <seedat> that's what happens when tuf is an eliminator tournament with the final being for the belt.
     
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  5. SirKratos Silver Belt

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    Its not just the TUF finale. Didn't Penne also get a title shot basically because she was on TUF and her last fight was a win I guess? I'm just saying Xiaonan did way more than any other title shot recipient so far
     
  6. Kyojiro Kagenuma Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Yan wins most likely. Good on Carla for getting this far..
     
  7. giovanni_ss Taeyeon Belt

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    This is for a Fight Night event, not on the Weili/Rose card fyi. Would be cool if it was on the same card.. or maybe not, lol
     
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  8. Kyojiro Kagenuma Black Belt Platinum Member

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    The division is a lot deeper since then
     
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  9. Mmmmmmma1234 Red Belt

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    It'sa good fight winner should definitely get next, unless there's a huge controversy in April. I really thought they'd have this on the same card Zhang vs rose incase of covid ect.
     
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    Cool.

    Rooting for Yan, but on the plus side, if Carla wins, I can whine at @Xuh about it.
     
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    Good scrap - backing Yan!

    Cause "Yes she can!"
     
  12. Doughie99 Silver Belt

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    Xiaonan is making great progress. I'd like to see her win.
     
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  13. Kyojiro Kagenuma Black Belt Platinum Member

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    I mean yan should be the heavy favorite here.
     
  14. giovanni_ss Taeyeon Belt

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    She's becoming one of my favourites.
     
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  15. Dreyga2000 STOP TREATING SPECULATION AS FACT!!!

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    Already deleted my comment when I realized I didn't know what I was talking about LOL

    I think Carla takes this. I like Yan but her TDD against Claudia didn't really impress me
     
  16. SirKratos Silver Belt

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    Yeah but still. Lets look at a much more recent title shot, Andrade's. She got it after a 3 fight win streak against Hill, Calderwood and Penne. I think Yan's was more than enough even in a deeper division
     
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    I think she should but as mentioned Cookie Monster has the up with hands on.
     
  18. Rorschachxx Brown Belt

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    Wasn't she supposed to fight Joanna? Or am I confusing her with someone else?
     
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    I hope you're setting the odds lmao
    <Dany07>
     
  20. giovanni_ss Taeyeon Belt

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    This has to be the main event/5 rounder of this Fight Night card if it's for the title shot.
     

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