Mixed Martial Arts

Brazil vs China: Cláudia Gadelha, Yan Xiaonan fight at ‘UFC Fight Night 182’ in Las Vegas


Cláudia “Claudinha” Gadelha, 31, of Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil fought “Fury” Yan Xiaonan, 31, of Shenyang, Liaoning, China at “UFC Fight Night 182.” The Ultimate Fighting Championship held the mixed martial arts event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on November 7, 2020.

Also called “UFC on ESPN+ 40” and “UFC Vegas 13,” “UFC Fight Night 182” featured 10 MMA matches. Two fighters of Asian descent were on the card namely Yan and Khalid “The Warrior” Taha, 28, of Germany, who is of Lebanese descent.

In the seventh bout of the evening, Gadelha and Yan battled it out in the women’s strawweight division. Here are the details:



    1. Belarus: Andrei Arlovski
    2. Brazil: Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Claudia Gadelha, Raoni Barcelos, Thiago Santos, Glover Teixeira
    3. Canada: Tanner Boser
    4. China: Yan Xiaonan
    5. Georgia: Giga Chikadze
    6. Germany: Khalid Taha
    7. Moldova: Alexander Romanov
    8. Uruguay: Luiz Eduardo Garagorri
    9. USA: Gustavo Lopez, Anthony Birchak, Max Griffin, Ramiz Brahimaj, Darren Elkins, Trevin Giles, Bevon Lewis, James Simmons

Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 13”

Cláudia Gadelha Yan Xiaonan
WIN 18 12
LOSS 4 1
DRAW 0 0


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