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Coach: Boos overwhelmed Zhang at UFC 261

Zhang Weili at UFC 261 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Zhang Weili spoke at length about her experience taking on Rose Namajunas in front …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2021, 8:16 pm By
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Yan Xiaonan hopes for next title shot against Rose Namajunas with win over Carla Esparza at UFC Vegas 27

UFC women’s strawweight contender Yan Xiaonan is hoping to earn a title shot with a win over Carla Esparza next weekend at UFC Vegas 27. Xiaonan (13-1, 1 NC) has …read more

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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 struggle to make the fight happen …read more

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Marina Rodriguez hoping for title shot with win over Michelle Waterson at UFC Vegas 26

UFC women’s strawweight contender Marina Rodriguez is hoping that she earns a title shot against Rose Namajunas with a win at UFC Vegas 26. Rodriguez fights for the first time …read more

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Rose Namajunas following UFC 261 title win: “I love Joanna but she gonna be mad”

UFC women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas said following her UFC 261 title win, “I love Joanna (Jedrzejczyk) but she gonna be mad.” Namajunas made history last weekend at UFC 261 …read more

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MMA divisional rankings: Rose Namajunas is back on top -- and not alone in making a rise

A champion once again, Namajunas climbs just one spot at strawweight, but it’s the biggest move of all in latest ESPN divisional rankings. …read more

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Rose Namajunas Addresses Talks Of Immediate Rematch Against Zhang

Rose Namajunas has never been one to shy away from a rematch. Newly crowned two-time UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas is no stranger to the rematch. The first time she …read more

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Rose Namajunas Addresses Talks Of Immediate Rematch Against Zhang

Rose Namajunas has never been one to shy away from a rematch. Newly crowned two-time UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas is no stranger to the rematch. The first time she …read more

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Thug Rose breakdown: Ain’t that a kick in the head

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Bloody Elbow’s Connor Ruebusch breaks down the 74-second stunner with which Rose Namajunas wrested the title from Weili Zhang at UFC …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Kamaru Usman's takeover is No. 1 among many changes

Usman makes Jon Jones’ stay at the top a brief one, and Rose Namajunas makes her move in the ESPN rankings. …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, April 27: Kamaru Usman, Rose Namajunas move up P4P lists

With the UFC, PFL and ONE Championship all in action this past week, there were moves to be made in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings.
In the UFC 261 main …read more

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Kamaru Usman praises Rose Namajunas following upset win at UFC 261: “Words can’t describe how proud I am of this woman”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman praised newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion Rose Namajunas after her upset win at UFC 261. Usman put on a stunning performance in the main event when …read more

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Zhang Weili calls for rematch in first statement after suffering knockout loss to Rose Namajunas at UFC 261

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Zhang Weili is nothing if not resilient.
The now former strawweight champion suffered he first loss inside the octagon on Saturday …read more

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MMA SQUARED: We have entered the Golden Age of women’s fighting

MMA SQUARED, Chris Rini, Triller, UFC 251, Dana White, Rose Namajunas, Zhang Weili | Chris Rini

You may not like it, but this is what …read more

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UFC Real or Not: Nick Diaz will fight in 2021; Usman on trajectory for GOAT status

Breaking down Nick Diaz’s UFC prospects and the dominance of champions Kamaru Usman, Valentina Shevchenko and Rose Namajunas. …read more

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Rose Namajunas credits former UFC rival Joanna Jedrzejczyk for supplying blueprint on how to beat Zhang Weili

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 into her title fight at …read more

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

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 belt to Namajunas when she …read more

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UFC 261 highlights & recap: Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas

Watch the UFC 261 highlights and recap from the strawweight championship co-main event between champion Zhang Weili and challenger Rose Namajunas from Saturday’s event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in …read more

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Namajunas Admits Pre-Fight Controversy Made UFC 261 Fight Harder

New UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas admits that the controversy surrounding her UFC 261 bout against Zhang Weili did add an unexpected layer of difficulty to the fight. Leading up …read more

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Namajunas Admits Pre-Fight Controversy Made UFC 261 Fight Harder

New UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas admits that the controversy surrounding her UFC 261 bout against Zhang Weili did add an unexpected layer of difficulty to the fight. Leading up …read more

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Rose Namajunas releases statement following head kick KO win over Weili Zhang at UFC 261

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 261 co-main event as a …read more

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Rose Namajunas grateful to be UFC champ again – after mid-camp hurdle

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Rose Namajunas made history Saturday at UFC 261 and said overcoming an in-camp psychological hurdle may have helped her along the way.
Namajunas (10-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC) stopped …read more

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Zhang Weili Issues Statement Following UFC 261 Loss

Zhang Weili has issued a statement following her TKO loss to Rose Namajunas at UFC 261. Zhang Weili came out on the losing end for the first time in eight …read more

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Rose Namajunas Envisioned Head Kick That Finished Weili Zhang Prior to UFC 261

She didn’t necessarily know if it would end the fight, but Rose Namajunas had an inkling that she would connect with a head kick at some point during her matchup …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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Zhang Weili Issues Statement Following UFC 261 Loss

Zhang Weili has issued a statement following her TKO loss to Rose Namajunas at UFC 261. Zhang Weili came out on the losing end for the first time in eight …read more

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Zhang says UFC loss ‘deepened’ understanding of MMA; calls for rematch

After losing via first-round KO at UFC 261, Weili Zhang wants an immediate rematch with Rose Namajunas. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

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Dana White: Rose Namajunas/Zhang Weili Rematch “Makes Sense”

Dana White doesn’t hate the idea of an immediate rematch for Zhang Weili after losing to Rose Namajunas via first-round TKO at UFC 261. Rose Namajunas made history at UFC …read more

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Dana White: Rose Namajunas/Zhang Weili Rematch “Makes Sense”

Dana White doesn’t hate the idea of an immediate rematch for Zhang Weili after losing to Rose Namajunas via first-round TKO at UFC 261. Rose Namajunas made history at UFC …read more

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Zhang Weili: 'I believe I can come back' from UFC 261 title loss to Rose Namajunas

Zhang Weili wants the UFC strawweight title back.
The now-former Chinese champion would like the promotion to book a rematch with new champ Rose Namajunas following their clash in the co-main …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 11:46 am By
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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 returning to the Octagon for …read more

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UFC 261 bonuses: Kamaru Usman, Rose Namajunas among $50,000 no-brainers

The UFC handed out four $50,000 post-fight bonuses after its return to full arenas Saturday.
UFC 261 took place Saturday at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. The main card …read more

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UFC 261 Bonuses: Kamaru Usman, Rose Namajunas Easy Choices for $50K Awards

Kamaru Usman and Rose Namajunas authored back-to-back candidates for “Knockout of the Year” at UFC 261, and both received some extra financial compensation for their efforts. …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 6:16 am By
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UFC 261 bonuses: Kamaru Usman and Rose Namajunas bank bonuses

Officials announced the UFC 261 bonuses immediately following Saturday night’s championship tripleheader in front of a packed house at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. It was the fight …read more

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UFC 261 bonuses: Kamaru Usman, Rose Namajunas rewarded for championship knockouts

Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images

Kamaru Usman retained his UFC title, Rose Namajunas regained one, and both are receiving …read more

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UFC 261 in Tweets: Fighters react to brutal finishes by Kamaru Usman and Rose Namajunas

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UFC 261’s main card concluded with a knockout of Jorge Masvidal, courtesy of Kamaru Usman’s right hand, on a card …read more

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Rose Namajunas def. Zhang Weili at UFC 261: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Rose Namajunas’ knockout win over Zhang Weili at UFC 261 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. (Photos by Jasen Vinlove, USA TODAY …read more

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Sports world reacts to Rose Namajunas' title-winning KO of Zhang Weili at UFC 261

With a devastating kick, Rose Namajunas won the UFC strawweight championship for the second time. …read more

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Fighters React To Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas At UFC 261

Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas was everything and more that fight fans had hoped to see.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC 261 pay-per-view event on …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 4:46 am By
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Twitter reacts to Rose Namajunas' title-winning KO of Zhang Weili at UFC 261

Rose Namajunas became a two time UFC champion on Saturday when she dethroned Zhang Weili in the UFC 261 co-headliner.
After losing the belt in May 2019, Namajunas (10-4 MMA, 8-3 …read more

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UFC 261 results: Rose Namajunas knocks out Zhang Weili with brutal head kick to reclaim strawweight title

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Rose Namajunas is now a two-time strawweight champion and her second reign started in similar fashion as her first.
Back in …read more

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UFC 261: Pros react to Rose Namajunas’ head kick knockout win over Weili Zhang

Rose Namajunas knocked out Weili Zhang at UFC 261. | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images

Rose Namajunas knocked out Weili Zhang at UFC 261. On …read more

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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 course familiar with both Rose …read more

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Headkick KO!! - Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas full fight video highlights from UFC 261 title bout

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Watch footage from the UFC 261 co main event title fight. Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas was considered by many …read more

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UFC 261 results: Rose Namajunas head kick KO’s Weili Zhang to recapture title

Rose Namajunas is once again UFC strawweight champion. | Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images

Rose Namajunas just took out Weili Zhang with a head kick in …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Fighters React To Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas At UFC 261

Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas was everything and more that fight fans had hoped to see.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC 261 pay-per-view event on …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 4:16 am By
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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 returning to the Octagon for …read more

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UFC 261 Highlights: Rose Namajunas Wins Strawweight Title With Head Kick KO

Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas served as the co-main event and it was just what the promotion had hyped.  The two fighters met in a women’s strawweight title bout on …read more

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Posted on April 25, 2021, 4:16 am By
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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 MMA) will be returning to …read more

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UFC 261 live blog: Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas

Zhang Weili will try to defend her UFC title at UFC 261 against Rose Namajunas. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

This is the UFC …read more

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Shevchenko Crucifies Andrade, Forces Bloody Stoppage

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With back-to-back losses to Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili, former women’s Strawweight champion, Jessica Andrade, looked to get into the …read more

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UFC 261: Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas live results, discussion, play by play

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC 261 women’s strawweight title fight from Jacksonville. Join us today on …read more

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UFC 261 primer: Zhang vs. Namajunas

Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas face off during the UFC 261 press conference | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

The co-main event of UFC 261 …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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UFC 261: Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas odds, picks and prediction

Click here to read the full post at SportsBookWire. …read more

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Preview! Defending ‘Magnum’ Faces ‘Thug’ Rose

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight champion Zhang Weili will battle former 115-pound titleholder Rose Namajunas in the UFC 261 pay-per-view …read more

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UFC 261 Ceremonial Weigh-Ins: Zhang Weili vs Rose Namajunas

The UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 weigh-ins took place on Friday in front of an enthusiastic crowd of fans in Jacksonville, Fla. The fight card features three world …read more

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UFC 261 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘This will be a match between two MMA masters’

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In the fifth episode of UFC 261 Embedded, Chris Weidman shows off his juggling, Rose Namajunas tickles the ivories, Jorge Masvidal rubs shoulders …read more

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Record rundown: Will Namajunas or Zhang get a record-setting stoppage?

Weili Zhang faces Rose Namajunas at UFC 261 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas sit at No. 2 in different …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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UFC 261 Official Weigh-Ins: Zhang Weili vs Rose Namajunas

The UFC 261 co-main event fighters officially weighed in on Friday. Watch women’s straweight champion Zhang Weili and former champion Rose Namajunas step on the scales.

Weili boasts a 21-fight …read more

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Mackenzie Dern predicts Zhang Weili retains title at UFC 261: ‘I think it’s gonna be hard to take her off the throne right now’

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Mackenzie Dern believes Rose Namajunas will be able to give Zhang Weili everything she can handle this Saturday, but it …read more

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UFC 261 video: Weili Zhang, Rose Namajunas make weight for strawweight title bout

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The highly anticipated strawweight title fight between Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas at UFC 261 is official.
Current champ Zhang (21-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and former titleholder Namajunas (9-4 …read more

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Rose Namajunas on reclaiming UFC title: 'When I do my best, I am the best'

Rose Namajunas is out to get what once was hers.
The former UFC strawweight champion wants to dethrone current titleholder Zhang Weili and reclaim the 115-pound title. Namajunas (9-4 MMA, 7-3 …read more

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UFC 261 press conference staredowns

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Watch the staredowns for Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2, Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas, and Valentina …read more

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UFC 261 Clash: Zhang Vs. Namajunas!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Strawweight talents Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas will this weekend (Sat., April 24, 2021) at …read more

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UFC 261 Embedded: Getting in the final training sessions

Fight week workouts are underway for champions Kamaru Usman and Valentina Shevchenko, plus title challengers Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade. Champ Zhang Weili gets an award for Fight of the …read more

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UFC 261 | Pro fighters make their picks for Weili Zhang vs. Rose Namajunas title fight

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 champion, Rose Namajunas. Heading into the …read more

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Relive the top UFC finishes of former champ Rose Namajunas

The former strawweight champion looks to recapture her belt at UFC 261 in her co-main event matchup with Zhang Weili. Check out a collection of knockouts and submissions from Rose …read more

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Rose Namajunas explains the problems she possesses for Weili Zhang at UFC 261

Rose Namajunas explained the problems she possesses for UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang when they meet at UFC 261. Namajunas steps back into the Octagon for the first time …read more

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UFC 261 press conference video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the UFC 261 press conference, welterweight UFC champion Kamaru Usman, Jorge Masvidal, strawweight champion Zhang Weili, ex-strawweight champ Rose Namajunas, …read more

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Rose Namajunas Warns Valentina Shevchenko About Jessica Andrade

Before UFC 261 takes place, former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas has a stern warning for Valentina Shevchenko before she fights Jessica Andrade. Since the former champion Rose Namajunas has trained …read more

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Rose Namajunas Warns Valentina Shevchenko About Jessica Andrade

Before UFC 261 takes place, former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas has a stern warning for Valentina Shevchenko before she fights Jessica Andrade. Since the former champion Rose Namajunas has trained …read more

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Rose Namajunas Calls Weili Zhang Her Toughest Opponent To Date

Ahead of their UFC 261 clash in Florida on April 24, Rose Namajunas admits that champion Weili Zhang will be the toughest opponent she has ever squared off with. Strawweight …read more

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Rose Namajunas Calls Weili Zhang Her Toughest Opponent To Date

Ahead of their UFC 261 clash in Florida on April 24, Rose Namajunas admits that champion Weili Zhang will be the toughest opponent she has ever squared off with. Strawweight …read more

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Weili Zhang Responds To Namajunas’ Anti-Communist Remarks

Weili Zhang has issued her first public response to Rose Namajunas’ controversial comments about communism’s role in the UFC 261 strawweight title fight. Recently, former strawweight champion “Thug” Rose Namajunas …read more

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Jessica Andrade calls Valentina Shevchenko, not Amanda Nunes, ‘best pound-for-pound in the UFC’

Former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade aims to become the flyweight queen this Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Two years after dethroning Rose Namajunas to …read more

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UFC 261 stats: Weili Zhang’s aggression and output dwarfs that of Rose Namajunas

Weili Zhang faces Rose Namajunas in the co-main event of UFC 261 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Weili Zhang brings impressive striking numbers into …read more

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Joanna Jędrzejczyk Demands Title Shot Against Zhang/Rose Winner

Joanna Jędrzejczyk has demanded that she face the winner of the Weili Zhang vs. Rose Namajunas bout, and she could care less about your opinion on the matter. Former UFC …read more

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UFC 261 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘It’s Rose against Rose every time’

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In the second episode of UFC 261 Embedded, Rose Namajunas gets ready for her trip to Florida, Zhang Weili game plans for the …read more

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants title shot against Weili Zhang vs. Rose Namajunas winner at UFC 261

Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes she should be next to fight the winner of Weili Zhang vs. Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk hasn’t fought since last March when she …read more

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UFC 261 'Embedded,' No. 1: Trevor Wittman balances Kamaru Usman, Rose Namajunas training

The UFC is back on pay-per-view this Saturday with three title fights at UFC 261, and the promotion is getting fans ready with its popular “Embedded” series.
UFC 261 takes place …read more

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UFC 261 Embedded, Episode 1: Jorge Masvidal can’t ‘bring much more to the table’ 

In the first episode of UFC 261 Embedded, Kamaru Usman’s coach Trevor Wittman breaks down Jorge Masvidal and the title defense, Rose Namajunas takes an ice bath, Zhang Weili arrives …read more

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Video: UFC 261 'Countdown' for Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas

Did you miss the debut of UFC 261 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the co-main event title fight preview now.
This episode of the UFC’s preview show …read more

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‘Don’t jump to conclusions’ - Zhang’s team responds to Rose’s ‘lies’

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Weili Zhang’s coach has addressed Rose Namajunas’ controversial comments. Rose Namajunas made headlines recently for her statements declaring that Zhang …read more

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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 to a lot of media …read more

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Rose Namajunas stands by communism comments aimed at Weili Zhang: “Can we really even know what she really believes?”

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 (9-4 MMA) is set to …read more

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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 Namajunas (9-4 MMA) are set …read more

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No regrets: Rose Namajunas says comments on communism, Zhang Weili 'based on my experiences'

Rose Namajunas stands by her remarks about communism being a motivating factor for her ahead of UFC 261.
Namajunas (9-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC), who challenges strawweight champion Zhang Weili (21-1 MMA, …read more

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Namajunas defends calling China's Zhang 'red'

UFC strawweight contender Rose Namajunas is standing by comments that her opposition to communism is helping motivate her for her UFC 261 title fight against Zhang Weili. …read more

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Rose Namajunas motivated to beat Zhang Weili for ‘what she represents’ to communism: ‘Better dead than red’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Rose Namajunas doesn’t see a reason to make things personal for her upcoming title fight against UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili, …read more

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Rose Namajunas takes political jab at Weili Zhang ahead of UFC 261: “Better dead than red”

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 into the Octagon on April …read more

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Rose Namajunas injects politics into Zhang Weili fight at UFC 261: 'Better dead than red'

Maybe Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas can’t be friends after UFC 261 like the current strawweight champion had hoped.
In an interview with Lithuanian National Radio and Television, Namajunas – who’s …read more

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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 that won’t be the case in …read more

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Zhang On Namajunas: ‘Hopefully We Become Friends’ After UFC 261 Fight

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UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang is set to face former champ Rose Namajunas on April 24th at UFC 261. …read more

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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 at UFC 261 on April …read more

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