UFC opens doors to Performance Institute Shanghai
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    The UFC’s ambitions to capture the China market were on full display
    today with the opening of the UFC Performance Institute in Shanghai.To
    get more news about ufc shanghai, you can visit shine news official website.



    Nearly three times bigger than the original UFC Performance Institute in
    Las Vegas, the 93,000 square-foot facility will serve as a training hub
    to develop and support the next generation of MMA athletes from
    mainland China and the greater Asia-Pacific region.



    The building will also see the UFC move its headquarters back to China after several years in Singapore.



    The grand opening of UFC Performance Institute Shanghai comes as UFC
    prepares for its third live event in China this August that will mark a
    series of “firsts” for the company.On Saturday, 31 August, UFC will make
    its debut in Shenzhen – the company’s third live event in Mainland
    China in three years.



    UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang will be held at Universiade Sports
    Centre and feature the first-ever UFC championship fight held in China –
    as well as the first-ever Chinese athlete to compete for a UFC title.



    UFC Shenzhen will be headlined by a strawweight championship showdown,
    as newly crowned champion Jessica Andrade looks to defend her title for
    the first time against no. 6-ranked contender Zhang Weili.



    Andrade (20-6) is the no. 15-ranked pound-for-pound fighter in the world
    and is on a mission to build her legacy as the new champion by stopping
    Zhang’s 19-fight win streak.Zhang (19-1) is the highest-ranked Chinese
    UFC athlete in history and has had 16 of 19 wins via finish, including
    nine by KO and seven by submission, with 10 first-round finishes.
    Post edited by venynx at 2020-01-16 04:22:32

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