UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang
|UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang|
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang.
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||August 31, 2019|
|Venue||Shenzhen Universade Sports Centre Arena|
|City||Shenzhen, Guangdong, China|
UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang (also known as UFC Fight Night 157 and UFC on ESPN+ 15) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is planned to take place on August 31, 2019 at Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre Arena in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
The event will mark the promotion's first visit to Shenzhen.
A flyweight bout between Luana Carolina and Yanan Wu has been rescheduled and is expected to take place at the event. The pairing was first scheduled to take place at UFC 237. However, Wu pulled out of the bout due to injury and she was replaced by Priscila Cachoeira.
A welterweight bout between Li Jingliang and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos was initially scheduled to take place in November of 2018 at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2. However, Santos pulled out of the contest on October 27 due to a knee injury. He was replaced by David Zawada. The pairing has been rescheduled for this event.
|Women's Strawweight||Jéssica Andrade (c)||vs.||Weili Zhang||[a]|
|Flyweight||Kai Kara-France||vs.||Mark De La Rosa|
- For the UFC Women's Strawweight Championship.
- Women's Flyweight bout: Luana Carolina vs. Yanan Wu
- Light Heavyweight bout: Saparbek Safarov vs. Da Un Jung
- Middleweight bout: Anthony Hernandez vs. Jun Yong Park
- Welterweight bout: Li Jingliang vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
- Women's Bantamweight bout: Karolline Rosa Cavedo vs. Lara Fritzen Procopio
- Bantamweight bout: Andre Soukhamthath vs. Mudaerji Su
- Featherweight bout: Movsar Evloev vs. Mike Grundy
- Lightweight bout: Damir Ismagulov vs. Thiago Moises
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