Weeks ago, the confrontation between Zhang Weili Y Rose namajunas it was made official, which will be for the title. In that sense, the champion (21-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) will have to face the North American (9-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC), trying to defend once again her women’s flyweight belt. This being the case, it is known that everything will take place in the UFC 261, which will take place on April 24.
That way, Namajunas He said, “I don’t hate Weili or anything like that, but I feel like I have a lot to fight for in this fight and what she represents. I was alone, I was just trying to remind myself of my background and all the places I come from and my family and all that. I am ready, I have trained very hard to win this battle. It is a very big motivation for me ».
And I wanted to educate my sparring partner Chico Camus about Lithuanian wrestling and just the history of it all. So we watched ‘The Other Dream Team’ just to feel like a general feeling of why we fight. And then, right after seeing that, it’s just a great reminder of yes, better dead than red, you know, “he also explained, making clear what he thinks about this war.
For its part, Rose reported the following: “I do not think it is a coincidence that Weili be red, you know, that’s what she stands for. It’s nothing personal against her, but that’s a huge motivational factor as to why I fight and fight for freedom and I have Christ consciousness, I have Lithuanian blood and I have the American dream, and all of those things. I will take with me to this fight.
To close, Rose namajunas had said, ‘I’ve been watching Weili Ever since I saw her fight Tecia Torres a while ago, I started to have my eye on her. Especially since she became a champion, I’ve been exploring and analyzing her, planning the game for her because yeah, she has the belt, that’s really what you have to get out of. I think I forgot some things. Not only was I no longer grateful for everything. There is one thing you need to know to be thankful.
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