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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 >>

  • 3 years ago
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Last September, Tie Quan Zhang became the first Chinese fighter ever to compete in World Extreme Cagefighting. Now, the “Mongolian Wolf” appears poised to make the transition to the UFC. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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GLENDALE, Ariz. - Highly touted Chinese fighter Tiequan Zhang is undefeated no longer, and Danny Downes is the reason why. The little-known lightweight scored a unanimous-decision win over Zhang in the featured preliminary-card bout of Thursday's WEC 53 event - a historic final show before the WEC's merger with the UFC. But the real story of the untelevised bouts was a string of quick stoppages and vicious knockouts that left Glendale, Ariz.'s Jobing Arena abuzz beginning with the night' read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The first Chinese fighter in the WEC, Tiequan Zhang carries the weight of a nation on his shoulders... read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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BROOMFIELD, Colo. - Any time a fighter enters the cage of the WEC or UFC for the first time, nerves are certain to factor into the combatant's performance. Fighting on the biggest stage in the world, no one wants to let themselves down, much less their fans, coaches or training partners. But lightweight Tiequan Zhang had a few more people on his mind when he stepped in the cage for his WEC debut at Thursday's WEC 51 event - like the 1.3 billion citizens of his native China. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Meet the WEC's first fighter from the Chinese mainland, Tiequan "Mongolian Wolf" Zhang... read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Chinese fighter Tiequan Zhang now faces a new opponent in his WEC debut this week. Originally slated to fight one-time UFC fighter Jason Reinhardt, Zhang instead meets fellow lightweight and WEC newcomer Pablo Garza. WEC officials today told MMAjunkie.com bout agreements have been signed. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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World Extreme Cagefighting on Friday announced the signing of undefeated lightweight fighter Tiequan “The Mongolian Wolf” Zhang of Beijing, China... read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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A welterweight matchup between Chinese fighter Jingliang Li (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and French-born athlete Nordine Taleb (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is the latest addition to October’s UFC Fight Night 54 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • a year ago
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The recently discussed Chinese version of "The Ultimate Fighter" is set for a November debut. The series marks the start of a new, multi-year deal which promises "regular live UFC events to Asia," including sites in Macau and Singapore. read news >>

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