The UFC has signed Na Liang, a hugely-touted academy graduate out of its point out-of-the-artwork Shanghai Effectiveness Institute in China.
The UFC’s APAC senior vice-president, Kevin Chang, confirmed the information on Tuesday in a statement despatched in to South China Morning Post. As very well as Liang, the UFC also signed male flyweight, Aori Qileng.
“We’re so proud to see Aori Qileng and Na Liang graduate from our programme and desire them all the greatest as they carry on their journey into the UFC,” he reported. “The challenging function, sacrifice and dedication our athletes put in to bettering on their own is large.”
Liang (14-4-) is on an impressive 4-combat acquire streak, all knockout wins for the WLF advertising. The 24-12 months-aged has also formerly competed for Bellator MMA and notably fought the organization’s reigning flyweight champ, Juliana Velasquez.
The Chinese-born appears to be to observe in the footsteps of Weili Zhang by symbolizing her nation and getting to be a entire world winner in the UFC. Also known as the ‘Dragon Girl’, Liang started her profession as a flyweight but has most not long ago moved down to strawweight.
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