Most underrated division in UFC? Dan Hardy’s History of the Strawweight Division | Open Mat

Carla Esparza was the first champion of the UFC’s strawweight division, but not for long. Joanna came in and ruled the 115lb division for nearly three years before Rose Namajunas defeated her twice, only to be knocked out by Jessica Andrade’s slam. The came along the current champ, Weili Zhang, who defeated Andrade to become China’s first UFC champion and earned her first title defence in one of the greatest fights in history against Joanna.

Dan Hardy, Nick Peet and Adam Catterall break down the history of the division and its importance to the UFC going forward…

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