Weili Zhang is enlisting some extra help ahead of her first strawweight title defense.
Roufusport has been home to a number of notable fighters including Anthony Pettis, Tyron Woodley, Sergio Pettis, Ben Askren and Paul Felder, to name a few.
Zhang is currently on a 20-bout winning streak that culminated with a 42-second stoppage of Jessica Andrade in the UFC Fight Night 157 headliner in Shenzhen, China on Aug. 31. The Black Tiger Fight Club representative has also bested Tecia Torres, Jessica Aguilar and Danielle Taylor in UFC competition.
UFC 248 will take place on March 7. A location and venue for the card have not been formally announced.
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Martial Arts makes the World a better place & a smaller planet. I am excited to announce I will be assisting the @ufc Straw Weight Champion @zhangweilimma & her team for her Title Defense vs legendary Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk March 7 in Las Vegas. Thanks Coach @cai8005457 & the great people from China for the friendship. Weili will finish her training at @roufusport with her whole team to acclimate to the USA. Special thanks to our friend @tulsigabbard for helping Weili obtain her Visa to the USA. Thank you very much @suckerpunchent for creating this wonderful friendship & collaboration “The Shaolin & Rou-Tang Could be Dangerous” @wutangclan #martialarts is #life #weilizhang #zhangweili #tulsigabbard #usa #china #chinese #mma #chinesemma #sanda #kungfu #gungfu #wushu #ufc #ufc248 @roufusport #roufusportmma #roufusport #routangclan #positivevibes