Zhang Weili punches Joanna Jedrzejczyk during their strawweight title bout at UFC 248. The first, in November 2017, saw Namajunas earn a … Zhang Weili will try to defend her UFC title at UFC 261 against Rose Namajunas. Zhang ranks fourth in distance strikes landed in a UFC strawweight fight with 158 vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk on 3-7-20 Namajunas ranks 10th in fastest submission in UFC strawweight history at … She was the former Kunlun Fight (KLF) strawweight champion and currently competes in the strawweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where she is … Jedrzejczyk (16-4) hasn’t fought since losing a split decision to Zhang … The rise of Zhang Weili in the UFC was nothing short of meteoric. Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants the winner of Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas Joanna Jedrzejczyk is targeting a fight against the winner of Weili Zhang vs. Rose Namajunas in her return to the cage. – The highly anticipated strawweight title fight between Weili Zhang and Rose Namajunas at UFC 261 is official. Joanna Jedrzejczyk: UFC 248 - Adesanya vs. Romero Mar / 07 / 2020: Decision (Split) Keith Peterson: 5: 5:00: win: Jessica Andrade: UFC Fight Night 157 - Andrade vs. Zhang … Photo: AP “My state right now is pretty good,” said Zhang. Zhang, 31, entered the Octagon for the first time in 13 months since edging former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk in a brutal five-round thriller. She first won the belt at UFC 217 in New York when she knocked out Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Nov. 4, 2017. Rose Namajunas sees a lot of herself in UFC 261 opponent Zhang Weili By ... Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Weili has won 21 straight bouts, most recently a split decision over former champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk that was a consensus pick for 2020 Fight of the Year. Joanna Jedrzejczyk has targeted the winner of the UFC 261 title fight between Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas, Khamzat Chimaev makes a bold comparison and much more — Find out who Chimaev is looking to live up to and much more in your Fightful Fix. Joanna Jedrzejczyk: UFC 248 - Adesanya vs. Romero Mar / 07 / 2020: Decision (Split) Keith Peterson: 5: 5:00: win: Jessica Andrade: UFC Fight Night 157 - Andrade vs. Zhang … "Magnum" Zhang Weili is a Chinese professional mixed martial artist in the UFC strawweight division, and the former UFC strawweight champion. She then cemented her position in the company with a win over Joanna Jedrzejczyk… In her first title defense, Weili faced former UFC strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 … Current champ Zhang (21-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and former titleholder Namajunas (9-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) both successfully made weight on Friday morning, and now the stage is set. Zhang weighed in first between the duo, coming in at 114.5 pounds. Namajunas has … Zhang Weili (born August 13, 1989), nicknamed "Magnum", is a Chinese mixed martial artist. She arrived on a 16-fight win streak at UFC 227 on August 4, 2018. She won the UFC Women's Strawweight belt at UFC Shenzhen on August 31, 2019. Zhang Weili became the first Chinese UFC champion when she steamrolled powerhouse Jessica Andrade in her home country of China at UFC in August 2019. She was knocked out with a vicious slam … It was clear in …