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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)...
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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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Weili Zhang explains how Chris Weidman’s leg injury factored into her performance against Rose...

Former UFC champion Weili Zhang explained how Chris Weidman’s leg injury factored into her performance against Rose Namajunas at UFC 261. Zhang was starched with...
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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...
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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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UFC Owner calls Zhang Weili ‘Li Na’ when discussing promotion going public

China's first-ever UFC champion was the strawweight division's Zhang Weili (21-2). After performing in the UFC 261 co-main event, the promotion's owner, Ari Emanuel,...
Valentina Shevchenko, UFC 255

Valentina Shevchenko open to fighting Weili Zhang at 125lbs

UFC women's flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko says she is open to fighting former women's strawweight champion Weili Zhang at 125lbs. Shevchenko had another extraordinary performance...
Kamaru Usman

What’s next for the stars of UFC 261?

The UFC returned to a full capacity crowd on Saturday night in Jacksonville, Florida for UFC 261. The card saw three title fights as...
Rose Namajunas, Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Rose Namajunas credits former UFC rival Joanna Jedrzejczyk for supplying blueprint on how to...

Rose Namajunas has credited Joanna Jędrzejczyk for giving her the blueprint on the right way to approach a fight against Zhang Weili. "Thug Rose" went...
Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou sends message of support to Weili Zhang following UFC 261 title loss...

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou sent a message of support to Weili Zhang following her UFC 261 title loss to Rose Namajunas. Zhang lost her...
Rose Namajunas, UFC 237

Rose Namajunas releases statement following head kick KO win over Weili Zhang at UFC...

UFC women's strawweight champion Rose Namajunas issued a statement following her head kick KO win over Weili Zhang at UFC 261. Namajunas entered the UFC...
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Weili Zhang issues statement following title loss to Rose Namajunas at UFC 261

Weili Zhang has issued a statement following her title loss to Rose Namajunas at tonight's UFC 261 event in Jacksonville, Florida. Zhang (21-2 MMA) was...
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Joanna Jedrzejczyk reacts after Rose Namajunas KO’s Weili Zhang at UFC 261

Former UFC strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk was clearly watching tonight's UFC 261 co-main event between Rose Namajunas and Weili Zhang. Jedrzejczyk (16-4 MMA) is of...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...