This is the UFC Shenzhen live blog for Jessica Andrade vs. Weili Zhang, a strawweight championship bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Universade Sports Centre Arena in Shenzhen, China.
Andrade, who has won four straight and is seeking her first defense of a UFC title, faces Zhang, who has won 19 consecutive bouts, in the main event.
Check out the UFC Shenzhen live blog below.
Round 1: Leon Roberts will referee this championship bout. Andrade comes out strong, swinging powerful hooks as Zhang looks to land kicks. As Andrade rushes in, Zhang clips her and starts elbowing and kneeing Andrade in the clinch. Andrade retreats and eventually is finished by cluster of strikes after a right hand dropped her to the canvas.
Official result: Weili Zhang def. Jessica Andrade via TKO (strikes) at 0:42 of R1