Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang – 31/08/2019 Preview

Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang is one more great fight of Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is the main event of UFC Fight Night 157. It’s the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship bout which will take place in Shenzhen, China. Both strawweights will have a serious confrontation. Review our thoughts on this bout here below.

On 31th of August UFC coming to China. The event will mark the promotion’s first visit to Shenzhen. In the main event of the evening UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Jéssica, ‘Bate Estaca’ Andrade (20-6) will defend her belt Weili ‘Magnum’ Zhang (19-1). It will be a first Andrade’s title defense and it will be against very dangerous fighter – Weili Zhang.

 

Jéssica ‘Bate Estaca’ Andrade

Jéssica Andrade is coming off a KO (slam) win against former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Rose Namajunas. Andrade won the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship, Performance of the Night and Fight of the Night. Now she is a champion and she will defend her belt against very dangerous women. Andrade won her 7 of 8 last fights, only losing to then-champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Jessica Andrade is a real deal.  The Brazilian is very strong physically, likes to fight moving forward. Also, she is a good striker.

 

Weili ‘Magnum’ Zhang

Weili Zhang is coming off a decision win against Tecia Torres at UFC 235 back in March. Zhang is on fire right now. She is hasn’t lost a fight since her professional debut. She hadn’t lost since 2013 and she is on the 19-fight win streak. ‘Magnum’ definitely earned her shot at the title and she definitely will be a serious challenge to champion. Zhang will become the first Chinese fighter to be given a title shot in the UFC. Moreover, she will fight in her country, in front of her fans. She is a very talented fighter. Zhang is very good on the ground, has a great submission game. Also, her striking is very solid.

 

Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang H2H

These fighters never met each other in the octagon.

 

Article image is taken from thesportsdaily.com/2018/11/21/ufc-china-prelim-breakout-star-fox11/