Zhang Weili vs. Carla Esparza full fight video highlights


Watch Zhang Weili vs. Carla Esparza in video with highlights from the UFC 281 important card, courtesy of the UFC and different media retailers.

UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira came about on November 12 at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York. Former UFC champion Zhang Weili (23-3) confronted UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (19-7) within the co-main occasion of the night time’s important card. The battle aired reside on ESPN+ pay-per-view.

Watch the video highlights beneath.

To study extra about Weili vs. Esparza, try Alexander Ok. Lee’s reside weblog from MMA Combating.

spherical 1

Each fighters protecting their distance. Zhang with a kick to the leg, however it’s Esparza who lands the primary punch, a shot straight to Zhang’s chin. Esparza’s jab is protecting Zhang away. Zhang is left with kicks to his legs as he tries to shut the gap. Kick in Zhang’s physique. Zhang marks Esparza with a left counterattack. She begins throwing excessive kicks, however Esparza stays out of attain.

Esparza hits proper, her nook screaming for her to maintain going. Zhang continues to open up together with his assault and solely misses with a kick to the pinnacle. He has a crush on Esparza, however Zhang begins to battle. She desires to get Esparza’s again and simply power her means into place. Zhang briefly on the mount throwing punches, Esparza struggles laborious to get into Zhang’s guard. Elbow from above by Esparza.

Zhang with an energetic guard, Esparza steps again and throws just a few punches as Zhang stands up. Zhang hits Esparza together with his proper hand. Esparza’s single leg, Zhang reverses and finally ends up on the facet. Esparza laborious to carry, she places Zhang on half guard. Zhang sneaking in punches whereas Esparza improves place. Zhang avoids an armbar and they’re on their toes because the spherical ends.

MMA Combating marks spherical 10-9, Zhang.

2nd spherical

Zhang with a jab. Esparza steps ahead, however is hit by a tough proper. Energy doubled by Esparza, Zhang leaves once more. Zhang not letting Esparza reverse the place simply, she has one arm trapped between her legs. Zhang’s arms beneath her chin and she or he locks in a chokehold, which is tight. Esparza taps!