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Tiequan Zhang

"The Wolf" Tiequan Zhang

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  • Given Name: 张铁泉, Zhang Tiequan
  • MMA Record: 15-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Wolf
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 39 | Date of Birth: 1978.07.25
  • Last Fight: November 10, 2012 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Black Tiger Team
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 69.0" (175cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Inner Mongolia, China
  • Fighting out of: Beijing, China
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Tiequan Zhang Lightweight Ranking History

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Tiequan Zhang MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Gu Jon Tuck
15-3-0 6-0-0

Mo UFC on FUEL TV 6: Franklin vs. Le
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.11.10
Odds: +285 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Marc Goddard
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
0:32 Round 2 of 3, 5:32 Total

Jp Issei Tamura
15-2-0 6-2-0

Jp UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 66 kg

2012.02.25
Odds: -230 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#28 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2012
Cancelled Bout Leonard Garcia UFC 144 2012.02.25
Reason: Garcia Injury
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Darren Elkins
15-1-0 12-2-0

Us UFC 136: Edgar vs Maynard 3
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2011.10.08
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Submission | Choke
0:48 Round 1 of 3

Us Jason Reinhardt
14-1-0 20-1-0

Au UFC 127: Penn vs Fitch
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2011.02.26
Odds: -310 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 145.6 lbs (66.0 kgs) | Referee: Steve Perceval
#42 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Danny Downes
14-0-0 6-1-0

Us WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.12.16
Odds: -270 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs) | Referee: Ron Mation
Win | Submission | Choke
2:26 Round 1 of 3

Us Pablo Garza
13-0-0 9-0-0

Us WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.09.30
Odds: -140 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs (69.9 kgs) | Referee: Adam Martinez
Cancelled Bout Jason Reinhardt WEC 51 2010.09.30
Reason: Reinhardt Eye Problem
Cancelled Bout Alex Karalexis WEC 51 2010.09.30
Reason: Karalexis Withdrew
Win | Submission | Head

Nz Daniel Digby

Hk Legend FC

2010.06.24
Win | Submission | Armlock

Ph Caloy Baduria

Ph URCC MMA

2009.11.21
Win | Submission | Shoulder

Yonglong Zhu

Cn China Regional

2009.04.18
Win | Submission | Choke

Th Arthit Hanchana

Cn China Regional

2009.01.10
Win | Submission | Choke

Ph Caloy Baduria

Ph URCC MMA

2008.11.22
Win | Submission | Punches

Af Malik Arash Mawlayi

Cn Art of War Fighting Championship

2007.12.23
Win | Submission | Leglock

Erik Kalseth

Cn Art of War Fighting Championship

2007.11.25
Win | Submission | Choke

Kr Sung Hee Kim

Cn Art of War Fighting Championship

2007.09.22
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Shashi Sathe

Cn Art of War Fighting Championship

2007.05.26
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

De Gi Ji Ri Hu

Cn Art of War Fighting Championship

2007.03.31
Win | Submission | Choke

Cn Yun Tao Gong

Cn Art of War Fighting Championship

2006.12.22
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ph Salvador Domasian

Ph URCC MMA

2005.12.10
Win | Submission | Choke

Cn Yanfei Zhao

Cn Art of War Fighting Championship

2005.11.06

Tiequan Zhang Wiki Update Wiki

A native of China’s Inner Mongolia province, Zhang began training in Wrestling while he was still in elementary school. Shortly after winning the Inner Mongolian Wrestling Championships at the age of 16, Zhang was recruited into one of China’s top Sanda academies, where he quickly established himself as a high-level competitor, winning numerous national titles over the course of his Sanda career. When China’s best Sanda fighters were approached with the offer to begin training and competing in MMA in 2004, Zhang was one of the first to embrace the opportunity, since which he has fought and won all over the world, cementing his position as one of the best MMA fighters in China. Now based out of China Top Team in Beijing and training under Brazilian Top Team’s Ruy Menezes, Zhang has developed a powerful arsenal of Brazilian Jiujitsu skills, with many of his MMA victories coming via submission. In August 2010, Zhang became the first Chinese fighter signed to the WEC, the UFC’s sister organization, where he will again be a pioneer for Chinese MMA on the world stage.


Zhang's mixed martial arts career started off with a bang as he went undefeated in all 13 of his fights in small Asian promotions before making his North American debut at WEC 51 against undefeated submission specialist Pablo Garza who was also making his WEC debut. It only took Zhang 2:26 catch Garza in a guillotine choke which earned Zhang his fourteenth professional win and proving that he was a legit contender in the featherweight division. Zhang's next fight was at WEC 53 which was the promotions final event before merging with the UFC & was matched against Daniel Downes. Zhang almost tapped Downes on two occasions in the first round however after the first Zhang looked like a completely different fighter as he appeared to have almost no stamina left and was picked apart by Downes for the remaining fight time who ultimately took the unanimous decision victory (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) almost submitting Zhang with his offensive Jiu-Jitsu in the second and third rounds. Zhangs next fight would take place in the UFC against 20-1 Jason Reinhardt who had previously competed inside the octagon in a loosing effort against Joe Lauzon. Zhang was able to pull off an amazing guillotine only 48 seconds into the first round proving that he was still a threat at 145. Unfortunately this would be the last time Zhang would have his hand raised inside the octagon as he went on a 3 fight loosing streak which saw him defeated by the likes of Darren Elkins (30-27, 30-27, 30-26 unanimous decision), Issei Tamura (knockout via punch) & Jon Tuck by way of unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28). Zhang has not fought since the lost in 2012 & at 38 years old it is very unlikely that he will be making any waves in the UFC as he has struggled against Top 10 guys.



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