UFC ladies’s strawweight contender Carla Esparza hopes the UFC provides her the subsequent title shot in opposition to Rose Namajunas, saying “Come on Dana.”
Esparza is coming off of an unbelievable TKO win over Yan Xiaonan at UFC Vegas 27 final weekend that was the assertion she wanted to make to be able to earn a title shot with Namajunas. Esparza has now received her final 5 fights in a row, together with notable victories over the likes of Marina Rodriguez and Michelle Waterson throughout that stretch, and she or he’s hoping that the win over Yan in such devastating vogue will earn her the subsequent title shot.
Chatting with MMAFighting.com’s Damon Martin, Esparza expressed confidence that the UFC will grant her the subsequent title shot in opposition to Namajunas regardless of White being non-committal to it to this point. Though Esparza’s resume on paper screams title shot, there’s a likelihood that the UFC might go forward and provides Weili Zhang an instantaneous title shot with Namajunas as an alternative. However after seeing Esparza run via Yan, “The Cookie Monster” is assured she’s subsequent.
“I do really feel assured. It’s the one combat that is sensible. Come on, Dana. She needs the combat, too. She loves rematches that she’s misplaced,” Esparza mentioned.
“I really feel with a dominant efficiency over the No. 3 fighter within the division, I feel for me and my opinion, that must be arms down my title combat. I feel that is sensible. It’s the combat that the followers wish to see. It’s an intriguing matchup with an intriguing storyline.”
Will probably be attention-grabbing to see who the UFC decides to provide the subsequent title shot at 115lbs to. Esparza is completely deserving primarily based on her present five-fight win streak, but when the promotion went with Zhang for the subsequent title shot it wouldn’t be a giant shock. Both method, Namajunas figures to land one in all these two gifted ladies for her subsequent title protection.
Do you assume Dana White and the UFC will give Carla Esparza the subsequent title shot in opposition to Rose Namajunas?
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