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- Dec 31, 2014
Over half a year after winning the UFC strawweight title, Weili Zhang is set to make her first title defense against former longtime champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
MMA Fighting first reported the news on Monday, though the UFC is yet to confirm the title fight. No location or venue has yet been confirmed for UFC 248, which will be the promotion’s third pay-per-view in 2019.
After just over a year and four fights into her UFC career, Zhang (20-1) found herself as the champion of the strawweight division. A decision win against Danielle Taylor in her debut was followed up by impressive wins against veterans Jessica Aguilar and Tecia Torres. The 30-year-old…
Report: Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk title bout targeted for UFC 248