Apr 13 2024
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
24-3-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 10:00pm EST / UK - Sun 3:00am

18-3-0

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UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
34
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 5" / 166 cm
63" / 160 cm
Reach
63" / 160 cm

Full record

UD 5SUB 2KO 2SD 5KO 1
Form
KO 1MD 5SD 3KO 2UD 3
24
Wins
18
11
By KO
8
46
KO%
44
8
By Sub
1
33
SUB%
6
3
Losses
3
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009
27
Bouts
22
54
Rounds
45
3 hours, 39 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 7 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

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UFC
1
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Bellator
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1
Tapology
2

Weili Zhang vs Yan Xiaonan preview

When is Zhang vs Yan?

Weili Zhang will face Yan Xiaonan in the co-main event of UFC 300, on Saturday 13th April 2024 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight will be contested 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.

Zhang vs Yan stats

Weili Zhang steps into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Yan Xiaonan will make her way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Zhang has a slight advantage in power over Yan, with a 46% knock out percentage over Yan's 44%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Zhang will have a large advantage over Yan, boasting at 33% submission rate over Yan's 6%.

Weili Zhang is the same age as Yan Xiaonan, at 34 years old.

Yan has a height advantage of 1 inch over Zhang. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Zhang is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made her debut in 2013, 3 year and 11 months later than Yan, whose first professional fight was in 2009. She has fought 9 more professional rounds, 54 to Yan's 45.

Zhang vs Yan form

Zhang has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In her last fight, she beat Amanda Lemos at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston, United States.

Previous to that, she had beat Carla Esparza at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, she had won against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Before that, 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.

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.

Yan has beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In her last fight, she beat Jessica Andrade at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, she had beat Mackenzie Dern at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, she had been beaten by Marina Rodriguez at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, she had lost to Carla Esparza at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round.

She had defeated Claudia Gadelha at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Weili Zhang has been fighting more than Yan Xiaonan.

Weili Zhang last fought 6 months and 8 days ago, while Yan Xiaonan's last outing was 9 months and 21 days ago.

Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 3 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Zhang vs Yan?

She is currently 27/100 (-370) to win the bout outright, while you can get 11/4 (+280) on Yan Xiaonan if you fancy the upset.

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