Yet another matchup between ranked contenders is decided for UFC 300.
The promotion launched on Friday that a matchup between veteran strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and Marina Rodriguez will occur at the historical tournament, which is decided for April 13 at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas.
Andrade has spent the last few years bouncing round at 115 and 125, including getting a flyweight title shot in opposition to Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 261, with up and down results. After profitable three straight fights in opposition to Cynthia Calvillo, Amanda Lemos, and Lauren Murphy, Andrade would lunge on to accumulate executed in three straight fights, but used to be in a role to cease a five-war schedule in 2023 with a dominant stoppage rob in opposition to Mackenzie Dern at UFC 295 this past November.
After inserting herself at the tip of the checklist for title opponents, Rodriguez suffered succor-to-succor losses to Lemos and Virna Jandiroba that space her succor within the conversation at 115 pounds. The 36-twelve months-feeble used to be in a role to leap succor with a vicious exhibiting in opposition to Michelle Waterson-Gomez at UFC Vegas 79 in September, incomes a TKO stoppage within the second round.