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WASHINGTON – Song Yadong doesn’t think the UFC’s strawweight champion will lose her belt in her next title defense. The Team Alpha Male fighter, who’s set to compete at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 7 in Washington, D.C., against Cody Stamann, thinks Zhang Weili will defeat Joanna Jedrzejczyk in her first title defense, scheduled for UFC 248 in March. It’s hard to deny that Weili is a threat to anyone competing at 115 pounds, but Yadong...

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This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting. For this episode, José Youngs and his co-host will break down some of the top storylines in the world of mixed martial arts. Some of the topics they will discuss are the UFC finally setting date for Conor McGregor’s highly-anticipated return to the Octagon against Donald Cerrone at UFC 247, Weili Zhang’s scheduled title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Colby Covington’s recent comments on Dana White, Combate...

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Duke Roufus will be joining forces with one of the UFC’s newest champions. The head coach of Roufusport MMA in Milwaukee, Wis., Roufus announced via Instagram on Tuesday that he’ll be helping UFC strawweight champ Zhang Weili prepare for her first title defense against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248, which takes place March 7. Roufus said he’ll help the Chinese champion finish off her training camp at Roufusport so she can get acclimated to the...

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Cynthia Calvillo is aiming right at the top of the division. With only one career blemish, top-ranked strawweight Calvillo (8-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) currently is riding a two-fight winning streak as she heads into her Saturday fight against Marina Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 7. With a win, she hopes to one day face a former UFC strawweight queen, Joanna Jedrzejczyk (16-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC), who she said is a “dream fight.” “One of my...

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Zhang Weili’s first UFC strawweight title defense will come against the division’s most successful champion. Former titleholder Joanna Jedrzejczyk will attempt to regain the crown when she challenges Weili for the 115-pound belt at UFC 248, which takes place March 7 at a location to be determined. MMA Junkie confirmed with multiple people close to the situation that the verbal agreements are in place for the matchup following an initial report from MMA Fighting. The...

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She used to want to be called “Joanna Champion’ but now there’s a new title Joanna Jedrzejczyk is looking for: The Female BMF. Earlier this month, Jorge Masvidal claimed the inaugural BMF title with a dominant, yet controversial win over Nate Diaz at UFC 244. The BMF title – the brainchild of Diaz that was then appropriated by the UFC for marketing purposes – became the talk of the MMA world in the lead up...