The tension was heavy and the fire burning hot when Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk squared off. Now, the two have created headlines.
Check out the first installment of UFC 248 Embedded ahead of Saturday night’s card, one that features two championship matches.
This marks the third UFC title fight set to take place in the first quarter of the upcoming new year, joining two previously announced bouts.
With a first round finish in under a minute, Weili Zhang made history in becoming the new UFC strawweight champion in her native country.
Jessica Andrade will make her first title defense as UFC strawweight champion in China against native fighter Weili Zhang on ESPN+.