The co-main event of UFC 261 is headlining the fight between the UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang and the number 1 ranked strawweight fighter and former champion Rose Namajunas. Here is the Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas Preview and Prediction.
UFC 261: Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas Preview
Weili Zhang is ranked at number 3 in the UFC women’s pound-for-pound rankings. She has fought five fights in UFC until now and she is still undefeated inside the Octagon. Zhang won the UFC strawweight championship by defeating Jessica Andrade in August 2019.
After that, she defended her title last year against Joanna Jedrzejczyk in a battle of five rounds that was voted as the fight of the year 2020. This is going to be her second title defense against one more former strawweight champion.
Rose Namajunas is one of the biggest names in the UFC women’s division who is coming in this fight with a win against Jessica Andrade at UFC 251. She holds victory over two times against Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
She is looking forward to relinquishing the title once again that was once her and Weili Zhang will be standing in her way waiting for a battle.
UFC 261: Weili Zhang vs Rose Namajunas Prediction
The UFC women’s strawweight champion ‘Magnum’ Weili Zhang is the fans favorite in this fight with betting odds of -199 in her favor against ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas who is coming in this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +169 in her favor.
One thing is sure this fight is going to be an absolute treat for fight fans around the world. Maybe one more fight of the night contender. We all just need to wait for a couple of nights to witness this match.
Predicted Result: Weili Zhang def Rose Namajunas