Watch Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang full fight video highlights from Saturday’s UFC Shenzhen main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
UFC Shenzhen took place Aug. 31 at Universade Sports Centre in Shenzhen, China. UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade (20-6) faced top contender Zhang Weili (19-1) in the main event, which aired live on ESPN+. Catch more video highlights below.
HISTORY FOR CHINA!! #UFCShenzhen pic.twitter.com/fFlJZrY8QY— UFC Canada (@UFC_CA) August 31, 2019
Lo hace!!! @MmaWeili noquea a Andrade y es la nueva campeona! #UFCShenzhen pic.twitter.com/tHfVZC66Uy— UFC Español (@UFCEspanol) August 31, 2019
For more on Andrade vs. Zhang, check out the live blog by MMA Fighting’s Peter Carroll.
Round 1: Leon Roberts will referee this championship bout. Andrade comes out strong, swinging powerful hooks as Zhang looks to land kicks. As Andrade rushes in, Zhang clips her and starts elbowing and kneeing Andrade in the clinch. Andrade retreats and eventually is finished by cluster of strikes after a right hand dropped her to the canvas.
Official result: Weili Zhang def. Jessica Andrade via TKO (strikes) at 0:42 of R1