Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-11-06, close mma fight but not so exciting: Rose Namajunas vs Weili Zhang 2 gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Zhang vs Namajunas 2 is valid for the UFC women’s strawweight title (Rose’s first defense); undercard of Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2 – UFC 268. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Rose Namajunas record
The black belt in tae-kwon-do, karate and current Ufc champion Rose Namajunas entered this fight with a mma record of 10-4-0 (70% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.1 women’s strawweight in the world.
In her last three bouts she faced twice Jessica Andrade, losing the first one (4-stars fight, Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade I) and taking revenge on the Brazilian in their second clash (Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas II); after this match she has beat Zhang Weili (4-stars fight, Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas I).
Among the best fights of Namajunas we suggest these two:
- Rose Namajunas vs Kathina Catron, 4-stars match of 2013
- Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Rose Namajunas, bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2017
Weili Zhang record
Her opponent, the former Ufc champ Weili Zhang, has an official record of 21-2-0 (81% finishing rate) and she entered as the No.2 in the women’s strawweight division.
In her last three matches she has beat Jessica Andrade (4-stars fight and also ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2019, Jessica Andrade vs Weili Zhang) and Joanna Jedrzejczyk (4-stars bout, Zhang Weili vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk) but then she has lost the first fight with Namajunas (4-stars fight, Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas I).
Namajunas’ next fight: Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza 2
Zhang’s next fight: Weili Zhang vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2
UFC 268 info
Event: UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
Title: UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship
UFC 268 fight card
Here is the UFC 268 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on PPV – Pay-per-View)
Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2
Rose Namajunas vs Weili Zhang 2
Frankie Edgar vs Marlon Vera
Shane Burgos vs Billy Quarantillo
Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPNews / ESPN+)
Alex Pereira vs Andreas Michailidis
Al Iaquinta vs Bobby Green
Phil Hawes vs Chris Curtis
Edmen Shahbazyan vs Nassourdine Imavov
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Ian Garry vs Jordan Williams
Gian Villante vs Chris Barnett
Dustin Jacoby vs John Allan
Melsik Baghdasaryan vs Bruno Souza
CJ Vergara vs Ode Osbourne
UFC 268 countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 268 countdown Namajunas vs Zhang 2, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Namajunas vs Zhang 2 full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Rose Namajunas vs Weili Zhang 2 as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – spanish
Namajunas vs Zhang 2 result
Rose Namajunas defeated Weili Zhang via split decision. Scores were 47–48, 48–47, 49–46.
Namajunas vs Zhang 2 post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas post-fight octagon interview.