Zhang Weili (left) will face Rose Namajunas (right) at UFC 261. Photo: AP and Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Zhang Weili (left) will face Rose Namajunas (right) at UFC 261. Photo: AP and Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
Zhang Weili (left) will face Rose Namajunas (right) at UFC 261. Photo: AP and Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC fans turn on ‘Thug Rose’ Namajunas after Zhang Weili ‘red’ comments

  • Lithuanian-American said ‘better dead than red’ as she stoked rivalry with Chinese champion ahead of UFC 261 title fight
  • Commenters criticise US foreign policy and bring up Lithuania’s Nazi past as they pledge support for Zhang ahead of April 24 showdown

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Zhang Weili (left) will face Rose Namajunas (right) at UFC 261. Photo: AP and Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Zhang Weili (left) will face Rose Namajunas (right) at UFC 261. Photo: AP and Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
Zhang Weili (left) will face Rose Namajunas (right) at UFC 261. Photo: AP and Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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