Chinese fighter Zhang Weili poses before her UFC strawweight world title fight against Brazilian champion Jessica Andradem, in Shenzhen on August 31. She would win the bout in just 42 seconds. Photo: AFP

Bruce Lee fan Zhang Weili was a 'glorious failure' in martial arts – how did she become China's first UFC champion?

After losing her first professional MMA fight, China’s Zhang Weili used her fear of failure to win every bout since – defeating top-ranked Jéssica Andrade to claim the UFC Women's Strawweight Championship title in just 42 seconds

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Chinese fighter Zhang Weili poses before her UFC strawweight world title fight against Brazilian champion Jessica Andradem, in Shenzhen on August 31. She would win the bout in just 42 seconds. Photo: AFP
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