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UFC captures top Chinese bantamweight

ESPN staff
March 29, 2013
Tiequan Zhang was The UFC's first Chinese signing © Getty Images

The UFC has secured the signing of top China bantamweight Jumabieke Tuerxun, announcing the news through its Chinese website.

'The Wild Wolf' becomes the second Chinese fighter to sign under the UFC banner after 'The Mongolian Wolf' Tiequan Zhang, as the organisation looks to expand its reach in the Far East.

The 26-year-old is undefeated in 14 MMA bouts and has a background of Sanda and freestyle wrestling.

Tuerxun became a free agent after declining an offer to stay in China, although it has not yet been confirmed when he will make his UFC debut.

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