Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang
UFC Shenzhen goes down today (Sat. August 31, 2019) from the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to enjoy.
It’s headlined by a meeting between UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade and challenger Weili Zhang.
Andrade (20-6) is riding a four-fight win streak with victories over Claudia Gadelha, Tecia Torres and Karolina Kowalkiewicz. In her latest fight, Andrade had a memorable night when she KO’d Rose Namajunas by a slam in the second round to win the UFC women’s strawweight title.
This served as the main event of the UFC 237 pay-per-view (PPV) event that took place on May 11, 2019, at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil.
Zhang (19-1) is 3-0 under the UFC banner. She holds wins over Danielle Taylor and Jessica Aguilar. In her latest fight, she beat Tecia Torres by decision at the UFC 235 PPV event on March 2, 2019 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The co-headliner will see Li Jingliang vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos in a welterweight bout take place.
Mark De La Rosa vs. Kai Kara-France in a flyweight bout, Song Kenan vs. Derrick Krantz in a welterweight bout bout, and Mizuki Inoue vs. Wu Yanan in a flyweight bout will round out the main card.
It’s certain to have a great day of fights from Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Check out MMA News’ UFC Shenzhen results below:
Quick UFC Shenzhen Results
Main Card (ESPN+/6 a.m. ET)
- UFC women’s strawweight title bout: Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang
- Welterweight bout: Li Jingliang vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
- Flyweight bout: Mark De La Rosa vs. Kai Kara-France
- Welterweight bout: Song Kenan vs. Derrick Krantz
- Women’s flyweight bout: Mizuki Inoue vs. Wu Yanan
Preliminary Card (ESPN+/3 a.m. ET)
- Middleweight bout: Anthony Hernandez vs. Jun Yong Park
- Bantamweight bout: Andre Soukhamthath vs. Su Mudaerji
- Light heavyweight bout: Da Un Jung vs. Khadis Ibragimov
- Lightweight bout: Damir Ismagulov def. Thiago Moises via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
- Women’s bantamweight bout: Karol Rosa def. Lara Procopio via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
- Bantamweight bout: Heili Alateng def. Danaa Batgerel via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
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