Nov 06 2021
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

UFC 268
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
9-4-0

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broadcast start time:

US - Sat 9:00pm EST / UK - N/A

21-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship

The tape

29
Age
32
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
65" / 165 cm
Reach
63" / 160 cm

Full record

KO 1SD 3KO 2UD 5KO 1
Form
KO 1SD 5KO 1UD 3
9
Wins
21
1
By KO
10
11
KO%
48
5
By Sub
7
56
SUB%
33
4
Losses
1
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2013
13
Bouts
22
35
Rounds
39
2 hours, 34 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 34 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

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UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Rose Namajunas vs Weili Zhang preview

When is Namajunas vs Zhang II?

Rose Namajunas is set to face the challenge of Weili Zhang, as the co-main event of UFC 268, on Saturday 6th November 2021 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit will be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

This contest is for the UFC women’s strawweight championship.

Namajunas vs Zhang II stats

Rose Namajunas steps into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Weili Zhang will make her way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Zhang has a massive power advantage over Namajunas, boosting at 48% knock out percentage over Namajunas' 11%.

Rose Namajunas is the younger woman by 3 years, at 29 years old.

Namajunas has a height advantage of 1 inch over Zhang. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Namajunas is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made her debut in 2013, 10 months earlier than Zhang, whose first professional fight was in 2013. She has fought 4 less professional rounds, 35 to Zhang's 39.

Namajunas vs Zhang II form

Namajunas has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In her last fight, she won against Weili Zhang at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Previous to that, she had won against Jessica Andrade at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Jessica Andrade at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Before that, she had beat Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223 on 7th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.

She had defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Activity check

Namajunas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Zhang's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 12 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

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