Archives for Duda Yankovich

Missed Fists Theater: The pre-UFC days of Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Rose Namajunas, and more


With UFC 249 officially postponed, we take a look at the pre-UFC careers of the stars that were set to compete at this weekend’s show.


Farmed and Dangerous: Jessica Andrade’s unlikely quest for UFC gold

NITEROI, Brazil — Jessica Andrade is one win away from becoming the UFC strawweight queen, and for the small-town girl who once drove tractors to help support her family farm, it’s been a long,...

How Andrade went from table tennis to soccer to UFC contender


Jessica Andrade was a table tennis champion who wanted to become a soccer star, and now she's fighting for the UFC title.

Yankovich cleared to fight after near-fatal stroke


Doctors managed to save Duda Yankovich from a near-fatal stroke in July of 2014, and she’s finally cleared to fight again.

Invicta FC's Yankovich back in gym after stroke


Invicta FC fighter Duda Yankovich suffered a stroke during a training session at Team Nogueira in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but was already back in the gym eight days after the surgery.