China’s Yan Xiaonan on the scale at UFC Apex on November 6 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC China’s Yan Xiaonan on the scale at UFC Apex on November 6 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
China’s Yan Xiaonan on the scale at UFC Apex on November 6 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC: Yan Xiaonan, Kanako Murata, Loma Lookboonmee lead new wave of Asian female fighters on rise in 2021

  • New generation of stars is waiting in the wings to follow in the footsteps of – and throw down the gauntlet to – UFC strawweight champ Zhang Weili
  • The likes of Yan Xiaonan, Kanako Murata and Loma Lookboonmee aim for breakouts next year

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
China’s Yan Xiaonan on the scale at UFC Apex on November 6 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC China’s Yan Xiaonan on the scale at UFC Apex on November 6 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
China’s Yan Xiaonan on the scale at UFC Apex on November 6 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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