At UFC 261, UFC will as soon as once more welcome followers to a full enviornment for the primary time in over a yr.
To have fun, Dana White put collectively a card with three title fights.
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Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal will participate in the primary occasion with Valentina Shevchenko towards Jessica Andrade for the ladies’s flyweight title and the ladies’s strawweight title Weili Zhang towards Rose Namajumas backing it.
White just lately appeared on Mike Tyson’s Hot Boxin ‘podcast and whereas he was betting $ 1million that Ben Askren will beat Jake Paul made headlines, there was additionally a chat about Zhang and Namajunas.
Dana White: Do you know Weili Zhang, our champion of the Chinese phrase?
Mike Tyson: Yeah.
White: We need her and Rose Namajunas, so hopefully we will get there.
Tyson: Woo! It shall be onerous.
White: Exactly, it will likely be a giant fight, and if she beats Rose Namajunas, everybody needs to see her come up and fight Valentina Shevchenko, which is one other massive fight.
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Tyson: But pay attention, Rose is not going to be for a stroll.
White: Absolutely not.
Tyson: She’s so stunning however she’s so vicious.
Tyson: So stunning, only a child doll. Golly.
White: Beautiful little woman who appears to be like like for those who noticed her there…
Tyson: She would eat your coronary heart, destroy you.
Although seemingly a innocent alternate, it seems that Zhang might have taken offense at Tyson’s partisan assaults on Numajunas.
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Speaking to CGTN, Zhang mentioned, “Tyson is just not allowed to remark as a result of he doesn’t know anything about MMA. He doesn’t know anything about me.
“I will not be affected, however I’ll do my greatest as a substitute, and recommend Tyson attempt MMA (blended martial arts) himself.
Speaking about the fight itself, Zhang faces among the finest forwards in girls’s MMA and Chinese sensations say they’re ready.
“She has excellent footwork and boxing skills. I prepared myself specifically for his skills, ”she mentioned. “I’m going to verify my arsenal and decide the fitting weapon to play towards her. I know anything can occur.
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Maybe what Tyson mentioned obtained misplaced within the translation or the interviewer implied he mentioned one thing offensive, however he did not appear to actually criticize her in any respect!
Zhang rose to fame after her legendary battle with Joanna Jędrzejczyk final yr and he or she is at present 20-1 in MMA. His solely loss got here in his very first fight.