Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2 focused for UFC 275
A rematch of with out a doubt one of the all-time colossal MMA fights is on deck for June.
ESPN’s Marc Raimondi reported on Friday night that extinct UFC strawweight champions Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk have agreed to square off once again, this time at UFC 275 in Singapore on June 11th. No note but on whether or no longer or no longer this will be three rounds or 5 rounds.
Zhang (21-3) won UFC gold in front of her home fans in China with a sensational 42-2d TKO of Jessica Andrade attend in August 2019. Her first title protection came in opposition to Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 in March 2020, and she edged out Joanna by split resolution in an fable, attend-and-forth slugfest that has widely been hailed because the excellent ladies’s MMA wrestle ever. Zhang would lose her title in April 2021 by head kick KO to Rose Namajunas, who would then beat Zhang by split resolution of their November rematch.
Jedrzejczyk (16-4) hasn’t fought since shedding to Zhang. The Polish striker started her MMA occupation 14-0, including winning the strawweight title by TKO over Carla Esparza, moreover to title defenses in opposition to Jessica Penne, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, Claudia Gadelha, Valerie Letourneau, and Jessica Andrade. Her days as champion ended in an upset KO loss to Rose Namajunas in November 2017, followed by a resolution loss in the April 2018 rematch. She bested Tecia Torres and Michelle Waterson by resolution in her final two wins, with a flyweight title loss to Valentina Shevchenko sandwiched in between.
UFC 275 facets a lightweight heavyweight title wrestle critical match between champion Glover Teixeira and Jiri Prochazka, with ladies’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko slated to protect her title in the co-critical in opposition to Taila Santos.