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UFC 261 Now Expected To Take Place In Las Vegas, Not Singapore

UFC 261 will no longer happen in Singapore as widely reported. Over the past couple of months, UFC 261 on April 24 was targeted to take place in Singapore with Weili Zhang expected to defend her belt. Yet, on Thursday evening, Combate reported that the promotion will no longer be...

Dana White Provides Update On Weili Zhang’s Next Fight

Dana White has provided an update on Weili Zhang’s next fight, specifically the possible opponent and location. Dana White has not given up on a potential showdown between strawweight champion Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas. Recently, White seemed to do just that when he claimed that Namajunas has no desire...

Manager: Rose Namajunas ‘Is Ready To Fight’

Rose Namajunas' manager makes it clear, his client is ready to fight. Recently, UFC president, Dana White has revealed Namajunas doesn't want to fight and they are looking at Carla Esparza to face Weili Zhang. However, Brian Butler, who manages, Rose Namajunas makes it clear, the former strawweight champ wants...

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Wonders If Weili Zhang ‘Doesn’t Want To Face Me’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk wonders if Weili Zhang even wants to have a rematch. At UFC 248, Jedrzejczyk had the Fight of the Year as they went back-and-forth for five rounds and Zhang ended up edging out a split decision. Immediately, after the fight, many fans called for an immediate rematch, yet...

Valentina Shevchenko Expects Rose Namajunas To Beat Weili Zhang

Valentina Shevchenko expects Rose Namajunas to reclaim her strawweight belt when she fights Weili Zhang. Namajunas returned to the win column with a split decision win over Jessica Andrade at UFC 251. Following the fight, it was expected "Thug" would get a title shot against Weili Zhang. If that turns...

Rose Namajunas Ready For UFC Title Bout Against ‘Master’ Weili Zhang

Rose Namajunas is intrigued by a potential UFC title bout with strawweight champion Weili Zhang. Namajunas collided with Jessica Andrade a second time at UFC 251 on July 11. This was "Thug" Rose's chance to avenge her May 2019 knockout loss to Andrade. Mission accomplished but it wasn't easy. Namajunas...

Rose Namajunas Dismisses Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk As ‘Fight of The Year’

Rose Namajunas doesn't believe Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk should be viewed as "Fight of the Year" based on the scars of battle. Back in March, Zhang put her UFC strawweight championship on the line against Jedrzejczyk. The bout served as the co-main event of UFC 248. Zhang and Jedrzejczyk...

Daniel Cormier Takes Issue With Weili Zhang Being Ahead Of Valentina Shevchenko In UFC P4P Rankings

Daniel Cormier doesn't agree with the latest update in the UFC's pound-for-pound rankings due to the placements of Weili Zhang and Valentina Shevchenko. Pound-for-pound lists are subjective and often times just made for fun. The official UFC rankings feature a P4P list for both men and women. Many have taken...

Weili Zhang Wants To Fight Rose Namajunas, Dana White Responds

UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang is targeting a bout with Rose Namajunas. Zhang is coming off a "Fight of the Year" candidate against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The two did battle in the co-main event of UFC 248 back in March. The bout went all five rounds and Zhang was awarded the...

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Feels UFC Rematch With Weili Zhang Would Top First Bout

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes her and Weili Zhang can exceed the efforts put forth in their first encounter. Back in March, Jedrzjeczyk challenged Zhang for the UFC strawweight championship. This was the first time Zhang put her 115-pound gold on the line. The title bout was an instant classic with both...

Weili Zhang Not Interested In Immediate Rematch With Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Weili Zhang would rather face fresh contenders than do battle with Joanna Jedrzejczyk a second time. Zhang vs. Jedrzejczyk won't soon be forgotten. At UFC 248, Zhang put her strawweight title on the line against Jedrzejczyk in an early and immediate contender for "Fight of the Year." It's hard to...

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Praises ‘Tough B*tch’ Weili Zhang Following UFC 248

It's rare that calling someone a b*tch is taken as a compliment but that is indeed the case with Joanna Jedrzejczyk's praise for Weili Zhang. Jedrzejczyk and Zhang went to war in the co-main event of UFC 248. The strawweight title bout left many in awe. After five rounds of...

Joe Rogan Praises Weili Zhang & Joanna Jedrzejczyk For UFC 248 Fight

UFC commentator Joe Rogan is a massive fan of the UFC 248 co-main event between Weili Zhang and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Entering the weekend, Dana White was praising this fight up the most, yet many were most excited for the main event. But, in the end, it was Zhang vs....

Dana White Praises Weili Zhang & Joanna Jedrzejczyk Following UFC 248

UFC president Dana White liked what he saw from Weili Zhang and Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248. This past Saturday night (March 7), Zhang put her UFC strawweight title on the line against Jedrzejczyk. The title bout was the co-main event of UFC 248 inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las...

Conor McGregor Disagrees With Zhang vs. Jedrzejczyk Decision

Conor McGregor doesn't agree with the outcome of Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Last night (March 7), Zhang put her UFC strawweight gold on the line against Jedrzejczyk. The title bout served as the co-main event of UFC 248. Zhang retained her gold via split decision. Fight fans and media...