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Pros react after Rose Namajunas KO’s Weili Zhang at UFC 261

Tonight's UFC 261 event was co-headlined by a highly anticipated women's strawweight title fight featuring Weili Zhang taking on Rose Namajunas. Zhang (21-2 MMA) was...
Rose Namajunas, UFC 237

UFC 261 Results: Rose Namajunas KO’s Weili Zhang (Video)

Tonight's UFC 261 event is co-headlined by a strawweight title fight featuring reigning champion Weili Zhang taking on former title holder Rose Namajunas. Zhang (21-1...
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UFC 261: ‘Usman vs. Masvidal 2’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon returns to Jacksonville for tonight's UFC 261: 'Usman vs. Masvidal 2' event, a thirteen-bout fight card that features three title fights. Kamaru Usman...
Weili Zhang, Rose Namajunas

UFC 261 | Pro fighters make their picks for Weili Zhang vs. Rose Namajunas...

In the co-main event of UFC 261, Weili Zhang is looking to defend her strawweight title for the second time when she battles former...
Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal

UFC 261: ‘Usman vs Masvidal 2’ Fight Card and Start Times

The UFC returns to pay-per-view once again this weekend with an arena full of fans in Jacksonville at UFC 261, headlined by Kamaru Usman...
UFC 261-Zhang-Weili

Team Zhang responds to “better dead than red” comments from Rose Namajunas

The team of UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang responded to the recent “better dead than red” comments from Rose Namajunas. Namajunas' recent comments led...
Rose Namajunas, UFC 237, Dana White

Rose Namajunas stands by communism comments aimed at Weili Zhang: “Can we really even...

Rose Namajunas is not backing down after receiving a ton of heat for her "better dead than red" comment regarding UFC champion Weili Zhang. Namajunas...
Weili Zhang

Weili Zhang seemingly unfazed by “better dead than red” comments made by Rose Namajunas

Women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang has responded to the "better dead than red" comments made by her upcoming opponent Rose Namajunas. Zhang (21-1 MMA) and...
UFC 261-Zhang-Weili

Rose Namajunas takes political jab at Weili Zhang ahead of UFC 261: “Better dead...

Rose Namajunas took a political jab at UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang ahead of UFC 261, saying "Better dead than red." Namajunas steps back...
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Zhang Weili hopes to befriend Rose Namajunas after UFC 261 clash

At UFC 261 on April 24, Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas will be anything but friendly with one another – the current champ hopes...
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Weili Zhang fires back at Mike Tyson after he suggests Rose Namajunas “destroys” her

UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang fired back at boxing legend Mike Tyson after he suggested Rose Namajunas "destroys" her. Zhang returns to the Octagon...
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Rose Namajunas’ brother, Nojus Namajunas, following in sister’s footsteps with upcoming pro MMA debut

Rose Namajunas isn't the only one in her family with a massive fight coming up. The former UFC strawweight champion's older brother, Nojus, is...
Valentina Shevchenko, UFC 255

Valentina Shevchenko in no rush for Weili Zhang superfight, predicts Rose Namajunas wins title...

UFC women's flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko says she's in no rush for a superfight against women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang. Shevchenko takes on top contender...
UFC 261-Zhang-Weili

Weili Zhang vs. Rose Namajunas opening betting odds released

The opening betting odds have been revealed for the upcoming UFC 261 women's strawweight title fight between Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas. Zhang vs. Namajunas...
Zhang-Weili

Weili Zhang to defend strawweight title at UFC 261 against Rose Namajunas

Weili Zhang will look to defend her strawweight title for a second time against Rose Namajunas. For months now, many have been wondering when Zhang...
UFC 261-Zhang-Weili

UFC 261 in the works for Vegas after Singapore negotiations fail, strawweight title fight...

Rampant speculation has surrounded UFC 261 and its location. Now, it appears things will stay in Vegas with a pair of pivotal strawweight bouts. Combate...
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Dustin Poirier and Rose Namajunas highlighted in Super Bowl LV commercial

It's Super Bowl weekend which aside from another NFL champion being crowned means another year of high-profile commercials. This year, former UFC titleholders Dustin...
Weili Zhang, Dana White, UFC Shenzhen

Weili Zhang could make next title defense in Asia, says Dana White

UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang could make her next title defense in Asia, according to UFC president Dana White. Zhang is one of the...
Rose Namajunas, UFC 237

Rose Namajunas “is ready to fight,” says manager

Rose Namajunas is ready to challenge Weili Zhang for the UFC strawweight title, according to the pair's manager Brian Butler. UFC President Dana White recently...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacts to potential Carla Esparza title shot: “Rose is next”

UFC women's strawweight contender Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacted to the potential of Carla Esparza getting a title shot, saying "Rose is next." We all thought the...
Rose Namajunas, UFC 237

Rose Namajunas responds to Dana White’s claim that she does not want a title...

UFC women's strawweight contender Rose Namajunas has responded to UFC president Dana White's claims that she does not want a title shot. Namajunas defeated Jessica...
Rose Namajunas, UFC 237, Dana White

Team Rose Namajunas refutes Dana White’s claim that she does not want a title...

Team Rose Namajunas has refuted UFC president Dana White's claims that she does not want a title shot against strawweight champ Weili Zhang. After beating...
Rose Namajunas

Rose Namajunas: The Lord’s prayer “got me through” Conor McGregor bus attack

Former UFC strawweight champ Rose Namajunas has opened up on the traumatizing experience of being on the bus Conor McGregor infamously attacked back in...
Weili Zhang

UFC “working on” strawweight title fight between Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas

The UFC is working on a strawweight title fight between reigning champion Weili Zhang and the division's former champion, Rose Namajunas, per the promotion's...
Rose Namajunas, UFC 237

Rose Namajunas previews Weili Zhang matchup: “She’s a master; I’m a master”

Former UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas believes she's the next woman in line for the reigning champion Weili Zhang. Whenever the matchup happens, she...
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Video | Rose Namajunas sends apology to Weili Zhang from hospital bed following victory...

Rose Namajunas offered a good-natured apology to reigning UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang shortly following the conclusion of UFC 251. The former women's strawweight champion,...
Rose Namajunas, Jessica Andrade

Pros react to Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade 2 at UFC 251

A rematch between women's strawweight standouts Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade took place on tonight's UFC 251 main card. The pair of former champions had...
Rose Namajunas, UFC 237

UFC 251 Results: Rose Namajunas defeats Jessica Andrade (Highlights)

A rematch between women's strawweight standouts Jessica Andrade and Rose Namajunas takes place on tonight's UFC 251 main card. The pair of former champions first...