After profitable a controversial break up resolution over Angela Hill at UFC on ESPN 8, Claudia Gadelha sought to run again one other shut battle.

Gadelha referred to as for a rematch with Carla Esparza, which bought a fast response from the inaugural strawweight champion.

Requested to answer Esparza’s tweet, Gadelha appeared incredulous.

“It’s 2020,” she mentioned. “The game is evolving a lot, c’mon. I’ve the fee following me from the time I step into the octagon to the time the battle is end. How the f*ck am I going to grease? Carla Esparza, cease together with your f*cking excuses, and let’s get again in there once more.”

The earlier time Gadelha and Esparza shared the octagon, Gadelha took residence a break up resolution. In accordance with MMA Choices, an amazing majority of media shops scored the bout in her favor, 29-28.

On Saturday night time, scores had been much less charitable to the Brazilian vet. All however 4 of 17 shops scoring for UFC on ESPN 8 dominated Gadelha the loser in opposition to Hill, who was visibly shocked on the resolution.

Since her win over Esparza, Gadelha has gone 2-1 within the octagon, whereas Esparza has racked up a 3-1 file. On Wednesday, the ex-champ earned her third consecutive win with a break up name over Michelle Waterson. Media scores had been nearly even, with eight of 17 shops giving Esparza the nod.

In different phrases, luck has been on each Gadelha and Esparza’s facet. However Gadelha didn’t fault her one-time opponent’s most up-to-date work, although she wasn’t thrilled with it.

“Proper now, I wouldn’t say a lot, as a result of all people goes by way of loopy instances, and it’s powerful to coach,” she mentioned. “It’s powerful to do something. I don’t understand how her camp was. Not numerous issues occurred in that battle, so I can’t say a lot.”

Previous to Saturday’s battle, Gadelha expressed confidence that she stays within the title image regardless of a earlier title setback.