Weili Zhang Is The New UFC Strawweight Champion, She Dethroned Jessica Andrade!!!
UFC Fight Night 157 is taking place live now (Saturday, August 31, 2019) from inside Universiade Sports Centre, Shenzhen, China.
The main event of the evening brings the 115-pound title match between the reigning defending Strawweight champion Jessica “Bate Estaca” Andrade and the former KFL queen Weili “Magnum” Zhang. The third man inside the Octagon is Leon Roberts. We’re underway!
Zhang stays busy for now with leg kicks, looking to confuse the defending champion.
Weili pushed Andrade, she attacks her with elbows. Hard punches and that right hand was nasty, Jessica Andrade is seriously hurt!!! Weili chases the Brazilian, Andrade is against the fence and Zhang attacks over and over. Jessica crumpled to the canvas!!! What a moment for Zhang, an amazing win!!!
In less than a minute, Weili Zhang has become the first Chinese athlete to win the UFC belt!!!
Final Result: Weili Zhang defeats Jessica Andrade (round 1, 0:42, TKO (Punches))
Check the highlights below:
— La Sueur (@lasueur_off) August 31, 2019
WEILI ZHANG HAS SHOCKED THE WORLD! 😱
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) August 31, 2019
Jessica Andrade drops to 20-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC; Weili Zhang improves the score to 20-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC.
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