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Weili Zhang Hints at UFC Strawweight Title Defense vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Though nothing is official, Weili Zhang may have her first strawweight title defense lined up. …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk will lose to Weili Zhang, says Jessica Andrade

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade predicts that new champ Weili Zhang will defeat Joanna Jedrzejczyk if they fight.

Andrade lost her belt in stunning fashion to Zhang in the …read more

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Jessica Andrade: I’d Bet On Weili Zhang Beating Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Former UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade feels Weili Zhang would get the better of Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Back in August, Zhang stopped Andrade in under a minute to capture the 115-pound …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Jessica Andrade thinks Joanna Jedrzejczyk won’t be able to handle Weili Zhang

Jessica Andrade lost the UFC strawweight championship to Weili Zhang back in August. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting

Former UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade almost got a title eliminator …read more

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Weili Zhang wants Valentina Shevchenko next, if not she’ll go and ‘beat’ Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Weili Zhang has set her eyes on current UFC flyweight champion, Valentina Shevchenko.
Zhang is looking to become another champ-champ in the UFC after just winning the strawweight belt back in …read more

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Video: US presidential candidate trains with UFC champ Weili Zhang

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Tulsi Gabbard worked out with Weili Zhang and Duke Roufus. A Chinese UFC champion and a US Presidential candidate trained together recently.
Tulsi Gabbard …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Zhang says Joanna ‘isn’t the fighter she used to be’, wants Namajunas

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Weili Zhang would rather take a fight against Rose Namajunas then Joanna Jedrzejczyk next. UFC strawweight Weili Zhang has played down a fight with Joanna …read more

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Weili Zhang: Joanna Jedrzejczyk ‘Needs Me More Than I Need Her’

UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang believes Joanna Jedrzejczyk has struggled to return to relevancy at 115 pounds. It appears Jedrzejczyk is now in prime position to get another shot at …read more

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Weili Zhang criticises former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk

UFC Strawweight Champion Weili Zhang has ripped into the former queen of the division Joanna Jedrzejczyk ahead of a potential fight between the two.
Zhang (20-1) is coming off the back …read more

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Weili Zhang not interested in Joanna Jedrzejczyk: 'I don't think she's the fighter she used to be'

A pivotal women’s strawweight fight took place this past Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 19, and a former champion emerged as a No. 1 contender.
Former 115-pound champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk put …read more

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Maycee Barber believes she’d beat Valentina Shevchenko and ‘dominate’ Weili Zhang right now

Maycee Barber will return to the Octagon at UFC Boston on Friday looking to stay undefeated. She is currently 7-0 and just 21-years-old and has been vocal about breaking Jon …read more

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Maycee Barber: I would beat UFC champ Valentina Shevchenko and 'dominate' Weili Zhang

Maycee Barber is locked in on her goal of being youngest champion in UFC history, and believes she won’t make any missteps getting there.
Nicknamed “The Future,” Barber (7-0 MMA, 2-0 …read more

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Video: Maycee Barber thinks she can ‘dominate’ UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang now

BOSTON — At UFC on ESPN 6 media day, Maycee Barber talks about Ben Askren as a coach, training with her brother, her goals, Paige VanZant, a return to 115, …read more

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Jedrzejczyk wants Zhang title fight in stadium show in Poland

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After defeating Michelle Waterson at UFC Tampa, Joanna Jedrzejczyk is calling out Weili Zhang for a fight in her home country. Joanna Jedrzejczyk bounced back …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants UFC strawweight champ Weili Zhang next in a 60,000 seat stadium in Poland 

Joanna Jedrzejczyk put an exclamation point on her call for the next title shot against reigning strawweight champion Weili Zhang with a dominant performance against Michelle Waterson in the UFC …read more

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Weili Zhang has US visa approved

UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang has finally had her US visa approved, paving the way for her next fight to be in the United States.
It was recently revealed that …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk: I’m Very Impressed With UFC Champion Weili Zhang

Joanna Jedrzejczyk admits she has taken notice of Weili Zhang’s rise. Zhang could be ignored no longer after her quick and dominating performance over Jessica Andrade. Zhang became the first …read more

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Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard sends message of support to Weili Zhang amidst visa issues

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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) is showing her support for UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang after she was denied entry into the United States recently …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk 'very impressed' with UFC strawweight champ Weili Zhang

TAMPA, Fla. – Joanna Jedrzejczyk was one of the few people to predict Weili Zhang would beat Jessica Andrade.
And that’s exactly what happened when Zhang ran through Andrade in the …read more

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Ex-UFC champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk addresses weight, Weili Zhang, and Michelle Waterson

TAMPA, Fla. – Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk addresses concerns about her ability to make weight for Saturday’s UFC Tampa. She tells fans to “stay calm” about the situation …read more

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Weili Zhang denied US visa, presidential candidate offers to help

UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang has confirmed that her request for a visa to enter the United States has been rejected.
Zhang (20-1) became the queen of the strawweights on August …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Zhang’s visa denied again, US presidential candidate offers help

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The UFC’s first Chinese champion is having trouble securing a US visa. Weili Zhang took the strawweight title after quickly knocking out Jessica Andrade …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 11:46 am By
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UFC champion Weili Zhang has American visa refused, presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard offers help

UFC strawweight champion Weili Zhang’s latest battle isn’t taking place inside the cage.
Zhang (20-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) became the first fighter from her native country of The People’s Republic of …read more

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