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News Zhang vs Rose in the works, UFC 261

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Joseph_McBride, Feb 26, 2021.

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  1. Zhang

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  2. Thug Rose

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  1. Joseph_McBride Red Belt

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    Great fight. I think it'll be competitive for 2 rounds & then Zhang pulls away.

    Apologies of its already been posted but I searched the first 4 pages of threads & saw nothing.
     
  2. Dreyga2000 STOP TREATING SPECULATION AS FACT!!!

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    Like many have already guessed but Helwani is saying it so it’s likely close to being set

     
  3. Frank McEdgar =====(SHERDOG)=====

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    Hopefully we don't have to hear too much whining and complaining about this obviously amazing scrap.
     
  4. BFoe Western States Heritage Champion Platinum Member

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    I fucking hope so. I have no interest in Weili vs Esparza at all.
    WAR ROSE.
     
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  5. SCTwins Silver Belt

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    This.
     
  6. ltarian11 Respect to those with the guts to step in the cage

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    Hope this is true. WMMA needs fights like this and these two can fight. Will watch.
     
  7. Kyojiro Kagenuma Black Belt Platinum Member

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    YAY. So much for the Carla thread. I was worried too. I'm pretty confident Rose will win at least the first two rounds, the question is if she can hold on against Zhang's pressure. It would be amazing to see another early unexpected finish like in the Joanna fight.
     
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  8. BFoe Western States Heritage Champion Platinum Member

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    Tbh I don’t have any interest in Carla Esparza vs anyone. I’m just not a fan of her style. Weili vs Rose is fire though.
     
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    STOP TREATING SPECULATION AS FACT!!!
     
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  10. MXZT Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Yup this is the fight to make.
     
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    There are a lot of problems with WMMA. But fights like this are proof that WMMA has been an overall success.
     
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  12. Kyojiro Kagenuma Black Belt Platinum Member

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    WAR ROSE!!! @Jose Beehive
     
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  13. Dreyga2000 STOP TREATING SPECULATION AS FACT!!!

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  14. Kyojiro Kagenuma Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Carla's cool as a person but yeah her style is like watching paint dry. Spam takedowns with no threat of finish
     
  15. jeff7b9 Silver Belt

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    That date is 8 weeks away.

    That seems like insufficient time to prepare for a title fight, so either they told the fighters already and they have been preparing or that is kinda fucked up to not give enough notice for a proper 12+ week camp for a world championship bout.
     
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  16. Kyojiro Kagenuma Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Valentina Shevchenko and Andrade is on the same date, and tha talso just got announced. I think the fighters have bene preparing. I posted a video with Namajunas taking an ice bath in a frozen lake dated about a week ago. Very certain she's been training.
     
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  18. BFoe Western States Heritage Champion Platinum Member

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    Yeah exactly. I get that a fighter has to use the skills they’ve got, but watching her bores me to tears. Although Joanna vs Esparza was pretty dope actually because Joanna just teed off on Carla’s ass. Maybe a fight with Weili would end up entertaining for the same reason? Esparza has nothing for Weili that I can see.
     
  19. The XL Red Belt

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    Great fight. Think Weili is too physical for her.
     
  20. jeff7b9 Silver Belt

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    I think the UFC was leaking BS rumors to manipulate Rose.


    Everyone knows that is the fight to make, but this week I have heard rumors of Carla and that other Asian chick getting the shot against Weili, ... which is likely a smokescreen to get Rose to take less money.
     
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