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Weili Zhang vs Amanda Lemos preview
When is Weili vs Lemos?
Weili Zhang could potentially face Amanda Lemos, in Summer 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Weili vs Lemos stats
Weili Zhang would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Amanda Lemos would make her way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Lemos would have an advantage in power over Zhang, with a 62% knock out percentage over Zhang's 48%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Zhang would have an advantage over Lemos, with a 35% submission rate over Lemos' 23%.
Weili Zhang is the younger woman by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Lemos has 2-inch reach advantage.
Zhang is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made her debut in 2013, 8 months earlier than Lemos, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She has fought 21 more professional rounds, 49 to Lemos' 28.
Weili vs Lemos form
Zhang has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight, she defeated Carla Esparza at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, she had defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Rose Namajunas at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Before that, she had lost to Rose Namajunas 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.
She had beat Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by split decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Lemos has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In her last fight, she won against Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, she had won against Michelle Waterson at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, she had beat Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest.
She had defeated Montserrat Ruiz at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Amanda Lemos has been fighting more than Weili Zhang.
Weili Zhang last fought 4 months and 17 days ago, while Amanda Lemos' last outing was 4 months and 24 days ago.
Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 22 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Lemos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 12 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Weili vs Lemos?
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