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Carla Esparza reacts to no longer getting the title shot against Rose Namajunas

Carla Esparza conception she had fought her manner assist steady into a title battle, nonetheless UFC matchmakers opted to attain a rematch between champion Rose Namajuanas and frail titleholder Zhang Weili as a substitute.

Namajunas became the principle female fighter in UFC historical previous to snatch assist a title when she knocked out Weili at UFC 261 in April in barely 78 seconds. Esparza defeated Namajunas to change into the inaugural UFC girls’s strawweight champion at The Closing Fighter 20 Finale in December 2014.

Esparza would lose the belt in her first title protection against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Namajunas earned her first title by defeating Jedrzejczyk. She defended the title once ahead of shedding to Jessica Anddrade. Weili defeated Andrade in Andrade’s first title protection. In her 2nd title protection, Weili lost the title to Namajunas.

With Namajunas’ snatch over Weili being so dramatic and fleet, an in an instant rematch wasn’t the evident battle to construct. Esparza is on a five-battle winning move. She holds a championship battle snatch over Namajunas and is ranked no.3 within the division.

The battle promotion only within the near previous made the legitimate announcement that Namajunas will face Weili in a rematch on Nov. 6 on the UFC 268 battle card. On Tuesday, Esparza reacted to no longer getting the title shot through Instagram.

“I’ve worked a few years to battle my manner assist to a title shot. I truly respect religion good issues will reach, and within the intervening time I will declare this time to strength slay and ability slay! Could moreover just the most efficient girl snatch… I got next,” she wrote.

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