UFC 237 fight card, Namajunas vs. Andrade

Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade headlines UFC 237
UFC 237: Rose Namajunas (pictured) defends her UFC Women's Strawweight title against Jessica Andrade | Pic: Facebook / ThugRose

Following a series of fight nights, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is set for its next Pay-Per-View event. The promotion returns to Brazil on May 12 (AEDT) with the UFC 237 fight card taking place at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. The lineup features thirteen bouts with the women’s strawweight title contested in the headliner of the show.

The current UFC Women’s Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas makes her second title defense facing off Jessica Andrade. The championship bout is scheduled for five rounds.

The co-main event is a middleweight battle between Jared Cannonier and Anderson Silva. The bout is scheduled for three rounds.

Also on the main card a featherweight bout between Jose Aldo and Alexander Volkanovski, and a welterweight matchup between Thiago Alves and Laureano Staropoli. Francisco Trinaldo and Diego Ferreira square off at lightweight kicking off MMA action on PPV.

The complete lineup for UFC 237 can be found below.

UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade

Main Card
Women’s Strawweight Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade
Middleweight Jared Cannonier vs. Anderson Silva
Featherweight Jose Aldo vs. Alexander Volkanovski
Welterweight Thiago Alves vs. Laureano Staropoli
Lightweight Francisco Trinaldo vs. Diego Ferreira

Preliminary Card
Light Heavyweight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Ryan Spann
Lightweight Thiago Moises vs. Kurt Holobaugh
Women’s Bantamweight Irene Aldana vs. Bethe Correia
Lightweight B.J. Penn vs. Clay Guida

Early Prelims
Women’s Flyweight Luana Carolina vs. Priscila Cachoeira
Welterweight Warlley Alves vs. Sergio Moraes
Bantamweight Raoni Barcelos vs. Carlos Huachin
Women’s Bantamweight Talita Bernardo vs. Melissa Gatto