UFC 268: how Zhang Weili is inspiring a new generation of female Chinese fighters

//UFC 268: how Zhang Weili is inspiring a new generation of female Chinese fighters

UFC 268: how Zhang Weili is inspiring a new generation of female Chinese fighters

Chelsea Chenxi Zhu’s mother was worried about her fixation with mixed martial arts – until she saw her daughter watching Zhang Weili.The moment came back in March 2020 when Zhu was sat in front of the TV in her Shanghai home, and she was watching on as Zhang went to war with Poland’s Joanna Jędrzejczyk in Las Vegas to defend the UFC’s strawweight title in what was later voted 2020’s Fight of the Year.“My mother was watching me watching her, and she said you’re more excited than Zhang Weili,”…

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