Zhang Weili celebrates after becoming China’s first UFC champion. Photo: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLCZhang Weili celebrates after becoming China’s first UFC champion. Photo: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC
Zhang Weili celebrates after becoming China’s first UFC champion. Photo: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC

Dana White sees dollar signs (and yuan) in Zhang Weili, the UFC’s first Chinese champion

  • Chinese fighter was the top search on Baidu and Weibo following 42-second destruction of Jessica Andrade in Shenzhen
  • UFC president says sponsorship deals for the new strawweight champion are pouring in from agents in the US

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Zhang Weili celebrates after becoming China’s first UFC champion. Photo: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLCZhang Weili celebrates after becoming China’s first UFC champion. Photo: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC
Zhang Weili celebrates after becoming China’s first UFC champion. Photo: Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC
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