Zhang Weili

Zhang Weili

Full NameZhang Weili

BornAugust 13, 1989

Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)



Zhang Weili is Chinese mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship where she competes in the Strawweight Division and is the current UFC Strawweight Champion. Weili is also the first Chinese UFC Champion in history.

Early Career

Zhang made her professional MMA debut in 2013 and prior to joining the UFC, the former KLF fighter complied a winning streak of 16, with a record of 16-1 prior to joining the UFC.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

At UFC 227, Zhang made her UFC debut against Danielle Taylor and won the fight via unanimous decision. Following wins over Jessica Aguilar and Tecia Torres, Zhang earned herself a shot at the UFC Strawweight Championship.

At UFC Fight Night 157, Zhang defeated Jessica Andrade within 42 seconds of the first-round to win the UFC Strawweight Championship and become the first chinese fighter in history to win a UFC Championship.

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