Mackenzie Dern interested in interim title fight with Weili Zhang: "That would be a great fight"

If Carla Esparza isn’t interested in fighting Weili Zhang, Mackenzie Dern would love to. ‘Magnum’ is fresh off a victory over Joanna Jędrzejczyk earlier this month at UFC 275. Following the knockout win, Zhang called for a fight with the champion later this year. While Dana White confirmed that he will make the fight, Esparza […]

Daniel Cormier gives take on Carla Esparza vs. Weili Zhang: "She might be the biggest challenger favorite ever"

Daniel Cormier believes that UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza will be a massive underdog to Weili Zhang. ‘Cookie Monster’ re-captured the UFC’s strawweight title following a win over Rose Namajunas last month. The win saw her move her win-streak to six, and become champion for the first time since 2015. However, her win over ‘Thug […]

Carla Esparza rejects the idea of fighting Weili Zhang at UFC 281: “She needs to go on my timeline”

Carla Esparza is rejecting the idea of fighting Weili Zhang at UFC 281. UFC 281 is scheduled for Saturday October 22nd at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Carla Esparza, the newly crowned strawweight champion apparently is in no hurry to get back in the Octagon with former champion and number 2 […]

Joanna Jedrzejczyk shares her prediction for Carla Esparza vs. Weili Zhang

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has given her thoughts on what will happen when Weili Zhang challenges Carla Esparza for the UFC strawweight title. Last Saturday night at UFC 275, Joanna Jedrzejczyk retired from mixed martial arts following her knockout defeat at the hands of Weili Zhang. The two put on a thoroughly entertaining rematch in Singapore and […]

Zhang Weili explains her idea for a UFC Strawweight Title fight against Carla Esparza

Zhang Weili has an interesting idea for a UFC Strawweight Title fight against champion Carla Esparza. Zhang made it clear that she’s still an elite 115-pounder at UFC 275. She silenced the doubters by knocking Joanna Jedrzejczyk out cold with a spinning backfist in Singapore. She now appears to be in prime position to be […]