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UFC Champion Jessica Andrade & Her Wife Were Robbed At Gunpoint

UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and her wife, Fernanda Gomes, were robbed at gunpoint in Niteroi, Brazil on Thursday, Gomes revealed on social media.

Andrade, who won the title after knocking out Rose Namajunas at UFC 237 on May 12, was driving with Gomes in the passenger’s seat when they were allegedly stopped by robbers. The thieves robbed both the women’s phones and the car.

According to MMA Fighting, who spoke with Andrade’s coach Gilliard Parana, Andrade has car insurance, and she and Gomes are both physically fine despite the scare.

Averi Clements

Averi is the managing editor for the Jiu-Jitsu Times. She's a purple belt under Andre Oliveira of Pura Vida BJJ in Costa Rica and an ambassador for Grapple Apparel. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @bjjaveri.

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