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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...
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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...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacts after reports surface that she will return at UFC Singapore

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has reacted to reports suggesting that she will be returning to the Octagon this April at UFC Singapore. On Friday multiple reports surfaced...
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UFC reportedly targeting Singapore event featuring the return of Zhang Weili

It has almost been over a full year since we last saw UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili in action. Thursday, John Hyon Ko of South...
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Meng Bo: ‘I can definitely defeat Weili Zhang again’

Weili Zhang only has one loss on her MMA record. And that belongs to the UFC champ's fellow Chinese standout, ONE Championship's Meng Bo. On...
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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...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang

Joanna Jedrzejczyk on a Weili Zhang rematch: ‘Maybe she doesn’t want to face me’

Early into 2020, Weili Zhang and Joanna Jedrzejczyk put on an instant classic in what many are touting as the fight of the year. The...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Weili Zhang

Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacts to receiving 2020 Fight of the Year honors

Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has reacted to receiving Fight of the Year honors at the 2020 World MMA Awards. Jedrzejczyk received this honor...
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Weili Zhang reacts after classic with Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 named Fight of...

UFC women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang reacted after her classic with Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 was named 2020 Fight of the Year. It's amazing...
Brandon Moreno

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...
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...
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...
Weili Zhang, Dana White, UFC Shenzhen

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...
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, UFC 237, Dana White

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...
Weili Zhang, Michael Bisping, Dwayne Johnson, Tom Brady, Dana White, Daniel Cormier

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...
Weili Zhang

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...