History was made tonight when the UFC’s women’s strawweight division officially debuted at UFC Fight Night 45: “Cerrone vs Miller” in Atlantic City, New Jersey. BJJ black belt Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha earned a big win over Tina “Jelly Bean” Lähdemäki in the UFC’s first 115-pound female fight.
In other action on the UFC Fight Night 45 preliminary card tonight, veteran standout Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith battered TUF 18 quarterfinalist Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke en route to a commanding first-round TKO win. Smith picked up her first Octagon victory with the impressive stoppage.
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