The co-main event of UFC 268’s fight card features the fight between the two times UFC women’s strawweight champion, Rose Namajunas facing the former UFC women’s strawweight champion, Zhang Weili in a highly anticipated rematch. Here is the Rose Namajunas vs Zhang Weili 2 Prediction, Odds and Fight Preview.
UFC 268: Rose Namajunas vs Zhang Weili 2 Fight Preview
Rose Namajunas is one of the prominent names in the UFC women’s roster. She is a two times UFC women’s strawweight champion and number 3rd ranked UFC women’s pound-for-pound fighter. Namajunas made her UFC debut on the Ultimate Fighter and she fought against Carla Esparza for the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight championship.
Although, she lost that fight but later on she defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 and won the women’s strawweight championship. She defended her title one time against Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223 before she finally lost it to Jessica Andrade at UFC 237.
‘Thug’ Rose defeated Andrade in her very next fight and challenged Zhang Weili for her title in the co-main event of UFC 261. Rose Namajunas entered this fight as a betting underdog but she produced a major upset and knocked out Weili in the very first round via head kick.
She captured the UFC women’s strawweight title again with a win at UFC 261 and now she is determined to defend her title again at UFC 268 against a familiar face inside the Octagon, Zhang Weili.
Zhang Weili on the other hand is one of the most dominating women’s fighters in UFC. She holds a professional record of 21-2 and Weili made her UFC debut against Danielle Taylor on UFC 227. She defeated Jessica Andrade on UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs Zhang and won the UFC women’s strawweight championship.
Weili defended her title against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248 in a fight of the year contender. She and Jedrzejczyk produced a show for the fight fans around the world and ‘Magnum’ won the fight by spilt decision of judges.
She faced Rose Namajunas at UFC 261 and Weili was entering into this fight with 20 fights winning streak. Weili faced a first-round loss in that fight and lost her title. Now the former champion will look forward to winning the title once again.
UFC 268: Rose Namajunas vs Zhang Weili 2 Prediction and Odds
The two times UFC women’s strawweight champion, Rose Namajunas, and former UFC women’s strawweight champion, Zhang Weili are entering into this fight with similar betting odds of -110 in their favor.
This fight is one of the most highly anticipated rematches of this year and both champions will look forward to producing a scrap for the fight fans around the world.
Predicted Result: Rose Namajunas def Zhang Weili