Maheshate reacts after his victory over Achilles Estremadura in their lightweight fight on Dana White’s Contender Series at the UFC Apex on November 2, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photos: Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
Maheshate reacts after his victory over Achilles Estremadura in their lightweight fight on Dana White’s Contender Series at the UFC Apex on November 2, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photos: Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

UFC: Maheshate becomes first Chinese fighter to win contract on Dana White’s Contender Series

  • ‘This is a dream come true. But I have another 50 per cent to conquer. I want to be a champion,’ says the 21-year-old lightweight prospect
  • UFC president White praises ‘special’ UFC China Academy star – ‘he’s going to need some work, but he’s got a lot of promise’

Maheshate reacts after his victory over Achilles Estremadura in their lightweight fight on Dana White’s Contender Series at the UFC Apex on November 2, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photos: Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
Maheshate reacts after his victory over Achilles Estremadura in their lightweight fight on Dana White’s Contender Series at the UFC Apex on November 2, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photos: Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
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