Three Chinese fighters were handed $50,000 bonuses following UFC Shenzhen on Saturday, August 31.
Dana White announced the UFC Shenzhen bonus winners during the post-fight press conference. Fight of the Night was awarded to Heili Alateng and Danaa Batgerel following their intense three-round clash on the prelims.
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Performance of the Night awards were given to Weili Zhang and Li Jingliang. Zhang stopped Jessica Andrade in just 42 seconds to capture the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship and become the first-ever Chinese UFC champion.
Li “The Leech” Jingliang impressed with a third-round stoppage against Elizeu Zaleski. “The Leech” looked impressive from start to finish and managed to snap Zaleski’s seven-fight winning streak. He’s now won seven of his last eight fights.
UFC Shenzhen bonuses
Fight of the Night
- Heili Alateng vs. Danaa Batgerel
Performance of the Night
- Weili Zhang
- Li Jingliang
UFC Shenzhen results
- Weili Zhang def. Jessica Andrade via TKO (punches) R1, 0:42
- Li Jingliang def. Elizeu Zaleski via TKO (punches) R3, 4:51
- Kai Kara-France def. Mark De La Rosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Song Kenan def. Derrick Krantz via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Mizuki Inoue def. Wu Yanan via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Anthony Hernandez def. Jun Yong Park via submission (anaconda choke) – R2, 4:39
- Su Mudaerji def. Andre Soukhamthath via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)
- Da Un Jung def. Khadis Ibragimov via submission (guillotine) – R3, 2:00
- Damir Ismagulov def. Thiago Moises via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
- Heili Alateng def. Danaa Batgerel via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
- Karol Rosa def. Lara Procopio via unanimous decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
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