UFC President Dana White heaped praise at the newly crowned UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang during today’s post-fight press conference in Shenzhen. Zhang defeated Jessica Andrade in just 42-seconds (watch that here) to capture the promotions coveted 115-pound title in today’s headliner. In doing so, Weili became the first Chinese champion in UFC history and
7:38 AM ET The UFC’s winningest Chinese fighter did not disappoint in front of the fans in his home country. Li Jingliang stopped Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos via TKO at 4:51 of the third round Saturday in the co-main event of UFC Shenzhen. Li landed an uppercut during a striking exchange that sent Zaleski dos
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Song Kenan def. Derrick Krantz by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) The first of two welterweight contests on the main card, Chinese staple Song aimed to rebound from his loss to Alex Morono late last year when he took on Krantz, an American regional veteran who dropped his short-notice debut May. With their right hands
Image Credit: Zhe Ji/Getty Images The UFC Shenzhen bonuses have been released. UFC Shezhen took place inside the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre earlier today (Aug. 31). Headlining the card was a women’s strawweight title clash between Weili Zhang and Jessica Andrade. While Andrade walked into UFC Shenzhen as the champion, she lost her gold after
Weiling Zhang took her UFC stock to an entirely new level earlier today (Sat., Aug. 31, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 15 live on ESPN+ from inside Universiade Sports Centre in Shenzhen, China, when she shocked the MMA world to finish women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade via 42-second TKO. As a result, Zhang not only
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Jessica Andrade believes Weili Zhang is a tougher opponent when compared to Rose Namajunas. The Brazilian champion is set for her first title defense when she takes on the Chinese challenger in Zhang. Andrade had won the belt when she infamously knocked out Namajunas by slamming her on her head at UFC 237. Now, breaking
4:23 AM ET For the second time this month, a UFC title will be defended outside North America. Jessica Andrade will put her UFC women’s strawweight belt on the line against Zhang Weili in the main event of UFC Shenzhen on Saturday in China. Andrade is coming off a slam knockout win over Rose Namajunas
MMA Fighting has UFC Shenzhen results for the Andrade vs. Zhang event from the Shenzhen Universade Sports Centre Arena in Shenzhen, China on Saturday. In the main event, UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade will make her first UFC title defense against Weili Zhang. Welterweights Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Li Jingliang will clash in the
Given the relatively quick turnaround from her title-winning effort against Rose Namajunas at UFC 237, Andrade admits that she hasn’t had time to sit back and enjoy her victory and the belt, but she has already felt the impact of bringing Brazil another UFC championship. “I’ve been able to help more people,” said the 27-year-old.
UFC Shenzhen goes down today (Sat. August 31, 2019) from the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to enjoy. It’s headlined by a meeting between UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and challenger Weili Zhang. Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang Li Jingliang
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its debut in Shenzhen, China, with its latest and greatest ESPN+ fight card. UFC Fight Night 157, going down this Sat. (Aug. 31, 2019) from inside Universiade Sports Centre, will feature the five-round championship main event pitting reigning strawweight champion, Jessica Andrade, against top contender and hometown hero, Weili
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