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Brandon Moreno makes his pick for 2020 Fight of the Year: “Zhang Weili vs....

Brandon Moreno was involved in one of the best fights of 2020, but he doesn't believe he's the most deserving candidate of Fight of...
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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...
Dana White

Dana White teases Valentina Shevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes trilogy: “It just makes sense to...

UFC president Dana White said that a Valentina Shevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes trilogy is possible, as is a superfight against Weili Zhang. Shevchenko, the reigning...
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Weili Zhang likely to defend title against Rose Namajunas in first quarter of 2021,...

Pedro Jordao, one of the coaches behind UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang, says his pupil is likely to defend her title against Rose Namajunas...
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Weili Zhang could have new title challenger in fellow China native Yan Xiaonan

UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang could have a new title challenger in the form of fellow China native Yan Xiaonan. Zhang is, of course,...
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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...
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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,...
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Rose Namajunas explains why Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk was not “fight of the...

Former UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas does not believe that Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk should take home "fight of the year" honors. Zhang (21-1...
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Daniel Cormier doesn’t agree with Weili Zhang being ranked ahead of Valentina Shevchenko in...

Daniel Cormier has said that he doesn't agree with Weili Zhang being ahead of Valentina Shevchenko in the UFC's pound-for-pound rankings.
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Weili Zhang says her “preference” is to fight Rose Namajunas next

UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang says that her "preference" is to fight Rose Namajunas in her next title defense at 115lbs. Zhang is coming...
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Weili Zhang finally emerges from quarantine, sets sights on Valentina Shevchenko

UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang has finally emerged from a lengthy period of quarantine in her native China, and she's already plotting her next...
Weili Zhang, Dana White, UFC Shenzhen

Who has the best chance to end Weili Zhang’s reign?

Weili Zhang is one of the newer UFC champions but she has been undefeated inside the Octagon. The China native won the belt last...
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Weili Zhang finally headed back to China over a month after UFC 248

UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang is finally headed home to China after being stuck in the United States following UFC 248. Zhang fought rival...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang

Joanna Jedrzejczyk on potential Weili Zhang rematch: “I don’t need to make more money,...

Joanna Jedrzejczyk doesn't fight for the money but admits she wouldn't turn down a "money fight" against strawweight champion, Weili Zhang. The former strawweight champion...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang

Weili Zhang explains why she is in no rush to rematch Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Weili Zhang isn't interested in running things back with Joanna Jedrzejczyk just yet. The two fought in the co-main event of UFC 248 where they...
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Weili Zhang receives supplies from Chinese fans during coronavirus lockdown in Las Vegas

UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang still hasn't returned to her native China after her UFC 248 war with Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The champion elected to stay...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang

Weili Zhang details emotional moment at hospital with Joanna Jedrzejczyk: ‘She kept crying for...

UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang shared details of an emotional moment she had with rival Joanna Jedrzejczyk at the hospital following UFC 248. Zhang...
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Chael Sonnen says Valentina Shevchenko vs. Weili Zhang is ‘not a superfight’ right now

Chael Sonnen doesn't believe Valentina Shevchenko vs. Weili Zhang is a true superfight, at least not yet. Zhang has talked about wanting to fight Shevchenko...
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UFC rankings update: Weili Zhang zips past Valentina Shevchenko on P4P list

The official UFC rankings have been updated after last Saturday's UFC 248 card, and in a fairly surprising twist, not much has changed. That's...
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Report | Chinese broadcast company makes millions off UFC 248 due to Weili Zhang

UFC star Weili Zhang's win over Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 is believed to have made a Chinese broadcasting company over $57.5 million. The battle...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang

Weili Zhang explains how Coronavirus-related complications hindered her performance at UFC 248

UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang recently explained how the Coronavirus crisis negatively impacted her performance at UFC 248. Zhang made the first defense of her...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang

Why women’s MMA is here to stay

Women's MMA is needed now more than ever before. At UFC 248, fans witnessed an all-out war from strawweight royalty Weili Zhang and Joanna...
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Valentina Shevchenko believes Weili Zhang loses her title in next fight

Valentina Shevchenko doubts Weili Zhang will be a UFC champion for much longer. In the co-main event of UFC 248, Zhang edged out a split-decision...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang

Dana White: Weili Zhang will get same push from UFC as McGregor, Rousey

Dana White is very high on UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang, who defended her belt in an absolute war with the former champ Joanna...
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John McCarthy gives his scorecard for Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Bellator commentator and veteran MMA official Big John McCarthy has share his scorecard for the UFC 248 co-main event between Weili Zhang and Joanna...
Israel Adesanya, Yoel Romero

What’s next for the stars of UFC 248?

In the main event of UFC 248, Israel Adesanya was looking to defend his middleweight title against the divisions 'boogeyman' in Yoel Romero. The...
Joe Rogan, Dillon Danis, Jake Paul

Joe Rogan gushes over Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Weili Zhang title fight at UFC 248

Joe Rogan "can't stop thinking about" last night's thrilling strawweight title fight between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Weili Zhang at UFC 248. In the co-main event...