Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Women’s Strawweight
24-3-0
10-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Women's Strawweight

The tape

34
Age
33
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
63" / 160 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5SUB 2KO 2SD 5
Form
SUB 2SUB 2SUB 1
24
Wins
10
11
By KO
2
46
KO%
20
8
By Sub
5
33
SUB%
50
3
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2014
27
Bouts
10
54
Rounds
21
3 hours, 39 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 29 minutes

Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
4

Weili Zhang vs Tatiana Suarez preview

When is Zhang vs Suarez?

Weili Zhang could potentially take on Tatiana Suarez, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

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).

Zhang vs Suarez stats

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

Tatiana Suarez would make her way to the cage with an unblemished record of 10 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggest Zhang would have a large advantage in power over Suarez, boasting a 46% knock out percentage over Suarez's 20%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Suarez would have an advantage over Zhang, with a 50% submission rate over Zhang's 33%.

Weili Zhang is the older woman by 1 year, at 34 years old.

Suarez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Zhang. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Zhang is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made her debut in 2013, 8 months earlier than Suarez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. She has fought 33 more professional rounds, 54 to Suarez's 21.

Zhang vs Suarez form

Zhang has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In her last fight, she won against Yan Xiaonan at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, she had beaten Amanda Lemos at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, she had defeated Carla Esparza at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, she was victorious against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

She had lost to 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.

Activity check

Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Suarez's last 3 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 2 years and 12 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Zhang vs Suarez?

She is currently 4/9 (-230) to win the contest outright, while you can get 8/5 (+160) on Tatiana Suarez if you fancy the small upset.

Weili Zhang vs Tatiana Suarez news

Comments

Leave a Reply