Championship fight announced for UFC 300

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The first championship fight has been revealed for UFC 300 in April.

Dana White released the news on Wednesday night that UFC Strawweight Champion Zhang Weili will defend her championship against Yan Xiaonan and noting that it’s the first time two Chinese-born fighters will fight for a UFC title.

Zhang (24-3) will attempt to make his second defense of the championship after defeating Carla Esparza at UFC 281 in November 2022.

Xiaonan (17-3, 1 NC) is coming off wins against Mackenzie Dern and Jessica Andrade to secure the championship fight.

UFC 300 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The following fights have been announced for the April 13 card:
*UFC Strawweight Championship: Zhang Weili vs. Yan Xiaonan
*Charles Oliveira vs. Arman Tsarukyan
*Jiri Prochazka vs. Aleksandar Rakic
*Aljamain Sterling vs. Calvin Kattar
*Bo Nickal vs. Cody Brundage  

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