UFC Shenzhen Highlights: Watch Weili Zhang Put Away Jessica Andrade, Win 115 Crown
Weili Zhang electrified the crown today at UFC Shenzhen, by storming through Jessica Andrade to become China's first ever, UFC champ.
Jessica Andrade’s reign as the UFC’s strawweight champ turned out to be a brief one, as Weili Zhang quickly took her out today at UFC Shenzhen.
Andrade vs. Zhang
Zhang was tapped for today’s title fight after going 3-0 to begin her UFC run. Since today’s event took place in Shenzhen, China, it was the perfect platform for the Chinese fighter.
Well, as you can see by watching the clips below, Zhang stormed through Andrade with a series of knees, punches and elbows. By doing so, she became the first Chinese champion in UFC history.
Andrade meanwhile, was competing for the first time since May, when she won the strawweight title by knocking out Rose Namajunas.
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UFC Shenzhen Results
Here are the complete results for today’s card (via MMA Junkie).
Weili Zhang def. Jessica Andrade via TKO (strikes) – R1, 0:42
Li Jingliang def. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos via TKO (punches) – R3, 4:51
Kai Kara-France def. Mark De La Rosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Song Kenan def. Derrick Krantz via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mizuki Inoue def. Wu Yanan via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Anthony Hernandez def. Jun Yong Park via submission (anaconda Choke) – R2, 4:39
Su Mudaerji def Andre Soukhamthath via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 30-26)
Da Un Jung def. Khadis Ibragimov via submission (guillotine choke) – R3, 2:00
Damir Ismagulov def. Thiago Moises via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Heili Alateng def. Danaa Batgerel via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
Karol Rosa def. Lara Procopio via split decision (29-28, 30-27, 28-29)