Heili Alateng (right) from China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region lands a punch on Batgerel Danaa of Mongolia during their UFC bantamweight bout in Shenzhen in August. Alateng won by unanimous decision.

UFC in China on the rise, with the most MMA fighters in Asia and a world champion in Zhang Weili

  • Of the 23 fighters from Asia competing in UFC events today, 10 are from China, and the country could eclipse the US as the sport’s No 1 market
  • Former Hong Kong Olympic swimmer Matthew Kwok hopes to promote MMA in China with his Legend Fighting Championship
Topic |   MMA
Heili Alateng (right) from China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region lands a punch on Batgerel Danaa of Mongolia during their UFC bantamweight bout in Shenzhen in August. Alateng won by unanimous decision.
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