Rose Namajunas celebrates her victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk

The UFC returns to Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, May 11, for UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade. The UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship is one the line when Rose Namajunas defends the belt against Jessica Andrade in the five-round main event.

The co-main event features Brazilian mixed martial arts legend, Anderson Silva. Silva will be taking on Jared Cannonier, who recently earned an impressive stoppage victory against David Branch in his middleweight debut.

Before then, former UFC featherweight champion and all-time great Jose Aldo will clash with Alexander Volkanovski in a bout that many are predicting to be the fight of the night.

Keep reading for live UFC 237 results and video highlights.

UFC 237 Results

Main Card

  • Jessica Andrade def. Rose Namajunas via KO (slam) – Round 2, 2:58
  • Jared Cannonier def. Anderson Silva via TKO (injury) – Round 1, 4:47
  • Alexander Volkanovski def. Jose Aldo via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
  • Laureano Staropoli def. Thiago Alves via unanimous decision
  • Irene Aldana def. Bethe Correia via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 3:24


  • Ryan Spann def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via KO – Round 1, 2:07
  • Thiago Moises def. Kurt Holobaugh via unanimous decision (30-26 x2, 30-27)
  • Warlley Alves def. Sergio Moraes via KO – Round 3, 4:13
  • Clay Guida def. B.J. Penn via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 29-27)
  • Luana Carolina def. Priscila Cachoeira via unanimous decision (30-26 x2, 29-27)
  • Raoni Barcelos def. Carlos Huachin via TKO – Round 2, 4:49
  • Viviane Araujo def. Talita Fernando via KO – Round 3, 0:48

UFC 237 Highlights

Jessica Andrade became the new UFC strawweight champion with this incredible slam knockout against Rose Namajunas.

Jared Cannonier injured Anderson Silva’s leg with a powerful inside leg kick.


It didn’t take long for Ryan Spann to put Antonio Rogerio Nogueira away. Watch Spann’s first-round knockout victory here.

Warlley Alves finished Sergio Moraes in the third round. Watch his knockout finish here.

Watch Luana Carolina’s vicious left head kick against Priscila Cachoeria.

Raoni Barcelos finished Carlos Huachin in the second round in a stoppage that many people view as controversial.

Viviane Araujo destroyed Talita Fernando in the third round with one of the best knockouts we’ve seen in quite some time.

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