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  • 7 months ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Li Jingliang talks about his difficult fight against David Michaud at UFC 173, working on getting comfortable against the cage, overcoming Octagon jitters, coming to Las Vegas early, and more. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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MACAU - Jon Tuck again showed the dangers of hanging all your hopes on a single fighter. Tiequan Zhang, the UFC's first-ever Chinese fighter, failed in his return to lightweight and suffered a tough-fought loss in his home country at Saturday's UFC on FUEL TV 6 event. The bout took place at CotaiArena in Venetian Macau Resort Hotel. It aired on FUEL TV following prelims on Facebook. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SAITAMA, Japan - Issei Tamura made a thunderous debut, especially on two weeks' notice. The Japanese featherweight ended the fight with a powerful right hand that dropped Chinese UFC and WEC vet Tiequan Zhang early in the second round. The fight served as the first preliminary-card bout of UFC 144, which took place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. It streamed on Facebook prior to additional prelims on FX and a pay-per-view main card. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With Leonard Garcia falling off the UFC 144 fight card due to injury, Tiequan Zhang has drawn a Krazy Bee to fight in Japan. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With Leonard Garcia forced to withdraw from this month's UFC 144 event, Japanese newcomer Issei Tamura will now face Tiequan Zhang. UFC officials on Saturday announced the change. Featuring a lighteight title fight between current champ Frankie Edgar and former WEC titleholder Ben Henderson UFC 144 takes place Feb. 25 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event's main card airs live stateside on pay-per-view. The preliminary card is expected to air on FX. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Leonard Garcia will not fight at UFC 144. MMAjunkie.com has confirmed with sources close to Garcia that "Bad Boy" has suffered an injury in training and has been forced to withdraw from a planned matchup with Tiequan Zhang. The withdrawal was first reported by MMAWeekly.com. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Twelve bouts have now been announced for UFC 136, as promotion officials Thursday confirmed that Tiequan Zhang will lock horns with Darren Elkins in a featherweight affair at the Oct. 8 event. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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October's "UFC 136: Edgar vs Maynard III" event will got 12 fights deep, as UFC brass today announced Darren Elkins will meet Tiequan Zhang on the card. Featuring title fights in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions, UFC 136 takes place Oct. 8. The evening's main card airs on pay-per-view. Elkins vs. Zhang takes place on the night's unaired preliminary card. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A new featherweight bout has been added to the growing UFC 136 card in Houston with China's own Tiequan Zhang taking on Darren Elkins. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Anthony Perosh and Tiequan Zhang made short work of their opponents to kick off the UFC 127 night on Facebook.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The UFC apparently will offer a slate of 12 bouts for each of its early-year events. A once-scratched bout between Jason Reinhardt and Tiequan Zhang officially has been added to next month's UFC 127 event, which puts the night's lineup at an even dozen fights. MMAjunkie.com passed along news of the fight on Monday, and executives recently made it official for the Feb. 27 event's untelevised preliminary card. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A once-scratched bout between Jason Reinhardt and Tiequan Zhang could be the 12th addition to next month's UFC 127 lineup. Sources close to the negotiations told MMAjunkie.com the bout is planned, but not signed, for the card, which takes place Feb. 27 at Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia. The fight, first reported by Portal Do Vale Tudo, could be shifted to a later card. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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A late addition to the upcoming UFC 127 card in Australia has been confirmed as Tiequan Zhang will make his Octagon debut against Jason Reinhardt.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Tiequan Zhang made history when he became the first Chinese fighter to compete in the WEC. Sources close to MMAWeekly.com have confirmed that the “Mongolian Wolf” will also be the first Chinese fighter to step foot into the UFC’s Octagon. Read More >> read news >>

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