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Weili Zhang issues statement following split decision loss to Rose Namajunas at UFC 268

Weili Zhang issued a statement following her split decision loss to UFC women's strawweight champion Rose Namajunas at UFC 268. Zhang fought as hard as...
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Zhang Weili reacts following second straight loss to Rose Namajunas at UFC 268

Zhang Weili was hoping to reclaim the strawweight title when she squared off with Rose Namajunas tonight at Madison Square Garden. Zhang (21-2 MMA) and...
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UFC 268 Bonus Report: Gaethje vs. Chandler get FOTN

The Octagon returned to MSG for tonight's UFC 268 event, a 14-bout fight card headlined by a rematch between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. The...
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Pros react after Rose Namajunas defeats Zhang Weili at UFC 268

Tonight's UFC 268 event was co-headlined by a women's strawweight title fight rematch between Rose Namajunas and Weili Zhang. Namajunas (11-4 MMA) and Zhang (21-2...
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UFC 268 Results: Rose Namajunas defeats Zhang Weili (Highlights)

Tonight's UFC 268 event is co-headlined by a women's strawweight title fight rematch between Rose Namajunas and Weili Zhang. Namajunas (10-4 MMA) and Zhang (21-2...
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Zhang Weili details intense training for UFC 268, including simulated boos and Henry Cejudo...

Zhang Weili is looking to make a statement when she squares off with Rose Namajunas for a second time in tonight's UFC 268 co-main...
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UFC 268: ‘Usman vs Covington 2’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon returns to Madison Square Garden for UFC 268, a fourteen-bout fight card headlined by a rematch between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. Usman...
Rose-Namajunas

Rose Namajunas reveals her “ultimate life purpose”, plans for UFC retirement

UFC star Rose Namajunas has revealed that her ultimate life purpose, beyond mixed martial arts, is to become a farmer. This weekend at UFC 268,...
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UFC 268 | Pro fighters make their picks for Rose Namajunas vs. Weili Zhang...

In the co-main event of UFC 268, Rose Namajunas and Weili Zhang are running it back just seven months after Namajunas scored a 78-second...
Zhang-weili

Zhang Weili believes fans were more interested in her rematching Rose Namajunas than Carla...

Despite the strawweight division being loaded with contenders, Zhang Weili will get an instant rematch with new champion Rose Namajunas. First colliding with Namajunas at...
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Rose Namajunas reacts to Zhang Weili’s changes ahead of UFC 268: ‘Whatever she did...

Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili are set to lock horns once again. As their UFC 268 rematch draws near on Nov. 6, the former champion...
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Zhang Weili reflects on Rose Namajunas’ ‘better dead than red’ comments: ‘It’s not a...

Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas' first encounter at UFC 261 in April became a lot more political than anticipated. Ahead of the strawweight title clash,...
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Henry Cejudo says ‘Zhang Weili 2.0 is coming’ ahead of UFC 268

Henry Cejudo is feeling rather confident in his new training partner. Ahead of her upcoming title fight rematch with Rose Namajunas, former champion Zhang Weili...
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Carla Esparza on Rose Namajunas vs Zhang Weili 2: ‘I got next’

Carla Esparza feels she's done enough to earn a UFC title shot. Unfortunately for the inaugural strawweight champion, the UFC has gone in a different...
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Rose Namajunas vs Zhang Weili rematch opening odds show no clear favorite

Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili are set to collide once more. With the fight now official for UFC 268 on Nov. 6 in New York...
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Two title fights made official for UFC 268 including Rose Namajunas vs Weili Zhang...

Two title fights are now official for November's UFC 268 event, including a women's strawweight rematch between Rose Namajunas and Weili Zhang. Namajunas (10-4 MMA)...
Chris Weidman

Chris Weidman believes “bad juju” from injury played a part in Weili Zhang’s loss...

Chris Weidman believes that "bad juju" from his gruesome injury at UFC 261 played a part in Weili Zhang's title loss to Rose Namajunas. Weidman...
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Zhang Weili praises Rose Namajunas after internal battles, ‘She’s the champ, just like a...

Zhang Weili is making it clear that she has accepted her first loss since her debut — but not without first overcoming the pain...
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Zhang Weili shares that she’s begun training for next fight, ‘Champion Rose is very...

Former UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili is already getting back to work for her return to action. China's Zhang (21-2) suffered defeat to Rose Namajunas...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Joanna Jedrzejczyk shoots down the idea of a UFC rematch between Carla Esparza and...

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has shot down the idea of a title fight rematch between Carla Esparza and UFC women's strawweight champion Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk hasn't fought...
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Carla Esparza hopes UFC gives her next title shot against Rose Namajunas: “Come on...

UFC women's strawweight contender Carla Esparza hopes the UFC gives her the next title shot against Rose Namajunas, saying "Come on Dana." Esparza is coming...
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Carla Esparza sends respectful challenge to Rose Namajunas: “We started this division together… Round...

Carla Esparza has issued a challenge to Rose Namajunas as she closes in on another shot at the UFC Strawweight Championship. Last Saturday night, Esparza...
Dana White

Dana White responds to Carla Esparza’s request for a title shot: “Statement made. Message...

UFC President Dana White has responded to Carla Esparza after the former champ called for a title shot following her mauling of Yan Xiaonan. Esparza...
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Beneil Dariush says Zhang Weili has ‘terrible excuse’ for Rose Namajunas loss

Zhang Weili and Beneil Dariush had mixed results in their most recent outings. However, they both were on the receiving end of negative crowd...
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Yan Xiaonan didn’t like Rose Namajunas bringing politics into fight with Zhang Weili, ‘what...

Rose Namajunas drummed up some controversy ahead of her title tilt with Zhang Weili at UFC 261. For Zhang's fellow China native and top...
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Zhang Weili details hostile Jacksonville territory and struggles landing Rose Namajunas fight

The build-up to the big strawweight title clash between Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas culminated with some political integration. However, it was just a...
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Rose Namajunas following UFC 261 title win: “I love Joanna but she gonna be...

UFC women's strawweight champion Rose Namajunas said following her UFC 261 title win, “I love Joanna (Jedrzejczyk) but she gonna be mad.” Namajunas made history...
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Kamaru Usman praises Rose Namajunas following upset win at UFC 261: “Words can’t describe...

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman praised newly-crowned women's strawweight champion Rose Namajunas after her upset win at UFC 261. Usman put on a stunning performance...