UFC president and CEO Dana White has announced the first title fight for the promotion's highly anticipated UFC 300 event. This historic event is set to take place in Las Vegas on April 13, marking the organization's 300th pay-per-view card.
The first title fight announced for UFC 300 will feature strawweight champion Weili Zhang defending her 115lbs title. Zhang will go head-to-head with Yan Xiaonan in what is being dubbed the "Battle of China". This highly anticipated match-up will make history as the first time two Chinese contenders face off for a UFC world title.
UFC fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the full lineup for UFC 300, as multiple title fights and entertaining bouts are expected to be included. Dana White has promised to announce at least two or three more fights for the card in the coming days.
In addition to the title fight between Zhang and Xiaonan, UFC 300 will feature the return of three former champions. Aljamain Sterling, Charles Oliveira, and Jiri Prochazka, former champions in the bantamweight, lightweight, and light-heavyweight divisions respectively, will all be in action. They will face off against fan favorites Calvin Kattar, Arman Tsarukyan, and Aleksandr Rakic.
UFC President Dana White has big plans for UFC 300, aiming to surpass the iconic UFC 100 and UFC 200 cards. With the excitement and energy surrounding the current UFC events, White is confident that UFC 300 will be a spectacle that fans won't soon forget. Stay tuned for more updates and announcements as the card continues to take shape.