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Lightweight Division

Not Fighting

Rong Zhu

Lightweight Division

21-5-0 (W-L-D)

12

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

1

Wins by Decision

Rong Zhu

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Rongzhu's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Sichuan, China
Trains at
American Top Team
Fighting style
Striker
Age
22
Height
69.00
Weight
160.00
Octagon Debut
Apr. 24, 2021
Reach
71.00
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2016
     
  • 12 wins by KO, four by submission (Arm triangle, RNC, 2 guillotine)
     
  • 1 win by DQ
     
  • 9 first-round finishes
     
  • Has won 11 of his last 12

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (9/18/21) Rong Zhu stopped Brandon Jenkins via TKO (strikes) at 4:35 of the third round
UFC 261 (4/24/21) Rong Zhu lost a three round unanimous decision to Kazula Vargas

 

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting? It’s about passion; I'm born to fight.
What ranks and titles have you held? Multiple-time WLF lightweight champion 
Do you have any heroes? Jon Jones
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot to me. My dreams are coming true - Now it's my time!
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Only Primary school.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was at school
Favorite grappling technique: Ground & Pound
Favorite Striking technique: Boxing