Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk fight preview

UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Weili “Magnum” Zhang will take on Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the UFC Women’s Strawweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 248 card.

In this post, we will break down Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 30-year-old, Weili Zhang is coming in with a 20-1-0 record. Zhang will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang in August.

Jedrzejczyk, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Michelle Waterson on August 31, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Joanna vs. Waterson and holds a 16-3-0 record.

Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
30
Age
32
5′ 4″
Height
5′ 6″
115 lbs.
Weight
115 lbs.
63″
Reach
65″
20-1-0
Record
16-3-0
Switch
Stance
Orthodox

Weili Zhang has an switch fighting stance with a 63″ reach. The 32-year-old, Joanna Jedrzejczyk is an orthodox fighter with a 65″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Zhang comes in with 49% striking accuracy, she typically lands about 6.22 significant strikes every minute. Her opponent, Jedrzejczyk fires at 47% accuracy, landing about 6.18 significant strikes per minute. Weili Zhang also has a 30% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.75 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Jedrzejczyk’s 0.30 takedowns and 81% takedown accuracy.

Joanna spent on average 18:59 minutes in the Octagon and Weili has an average fight time of 8:36 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 248 is live in , who do you think will win, Weili or Joanna? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero
Date
March 7, 2020
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

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