Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade's Professional MMA debut
Andrade made her professional debut against Weidy Borges on September 6, 2011, fighting on the regional circuit.
She made a winning start to her career, defeating Weidy Borges who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Jéssica Andrade beat Weidy Borges by KO/TKO at 3:40 of Round 2.
Jéssica “Bate Estaca” Andrade's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Andrade made her debut in the UFC against Liz Carmouche on July 27, 2013, fighting on the main card of UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga having compiled a 9-2-0 professional MMA record.
Jéssica Andrade lost to Liz Carmouche by KO/TKO at 3:57 of Round 2.
Since her debut, Andrade has gone on to fight a total of 22 more times in the UFC. Her UFC record stands at 15-7-0.
The first woman to defeat Larissa Pacheco
Andrade defeated the previously unbeaten Larissa Pacheco on September 13, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2. Larissa Pacheco came into the fight with a 10-0-0 record. Andrade was a -110 betting even going into the fight. Jéssica Andrade beat Larissa Pacheco by Submission at 4:33 of Round 1.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Strawweight Championship loss to Joanna Jędrzejczyk
Andrade lost her 1st strawweight title challenge, losing to Joanna Jędrzejczyk on May 13, 2017 at UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2.
Jéssica Andrade lost to Joanna Jędrzejczyk by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.
Winning the belt: UFC Strawweight Championship against Rose Namajunas
Andrade won the UFC Strawweight Championship defeating Rose Namajunas on May 11, 2019 at UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade.
This was Andrade's 2nd UFC championship fight.
Jéssica Andrade beat Rose Namajunas by KO/TKO at 2:58 of Round 2. Jéssica Andrade took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night as well as Fight of the Night.
Title loss: Losing the UFC Strawweight Championship to Weili Zhang
Andrade lost her UFC Strawweight title to Weili Zhang on August 31, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 15: Andrade vs. Zhang.
The loss meant that Andrade had made no successful defences of the UFC strawweight title.
Jéssica Andrade lost to Weili Zhang by KO/TKO at 0:42 of Round 1.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Flyweight Championship loss to Valentina Shevchenko
Andrade lost her 1st flyweight title challenge, losing to Valentina Shevchenko on April 24, 2021 at UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2.
Jéssica Andrade lost to Valentina Shevchenko by KO/TKO at 3:19 of Round 2.
When was Jéssica Andrade's last win?
Andrade's last win came against Lauren Murphy at UFC 283 on Saturday January 21, 2023. Jéssica Andrade beat Lauren Murphy by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.