Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang Face-off For UFC Fight Night 157
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stage the “Andrade vs. Zhang” MMA event on ESPN+ tomorrow Sat. (Aug. 31, 2019) from inside the Universiade Sports Centre in Shenzhen, China.
Earlier today promotion held the official weigh-ins before the “Andrade vs. Zhang” event. Beside one all other fighters successfully made weight. Andrade tipped the scale at 114.5, while Zhang came in at 115 on the weight scale.
Jessica Andrade will be looking to defend her first title defense after winning it from Rose Namajunas back in May at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Meanwhile, Zhang will look to make history by becoming the first Chinese born UFC champ.
Here are the UFC Fight Night 157 weigh-in results and stare down video:
Main Card (ESPN+, 6 a.m. ET)
Champ Jessica Andrade (114.5) vs. Weili Zhang (115)
Li Jingliang (171) vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (170.5)
Mark De La Rosa (125.5) vs. Kai Kara-France (126)
Movsar Evloev (146) vs. Zhenhong Lu (146)
Mizuki Inoue (125) vs. Wu Yanan (129*)
Preliminary Card (ESPN, 3 a.m. ET)
Song Kenan (170.5) vs. Derrick Krantz (169)
Anthony Hernandez (185) vs. Jun Yong Park (186)
Su Mudaerji (136) vs. Andre Soukhamthath (136)
Khadis Ibragimov (206) vs. Da Un Jung (206)
Damir Ismagulov (155.5) vs. Thiago Moises (156)
Heili Alateng (136) vs. Danaa Batgerel (136)
Lara Procopio (135) vs. Karol Rosa (135.5)
*Missed weight, fined 30 percent of purse
This is history!
The FIRST UFC title fight in China goes down at #UFCShenzhen as @JessicaMMAPro defends against the hometown hero Weili Zhang! pic.twitter.com/Fb9HZJnQCc
— UFC (@ufc) August 30, 2019