Report: Lauren Mueller Faces Wu Yanan At UFC Fight Night Beijing


Shana Dobson has suffered an injury according to Farah Hannoun and has been pulled from UFC Fight Night Beijing, replacing her against Wu Yanan is going to be Lauren Mueller.

Yanan (9-2-0) is currently winless under the UFC banner, having dropped a bout to Gina Mazany via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night Shanghai. Yanan is also a veteran of the Chinese Kung Fu Championship promotion, where she held there women’s bantamweight title. Yana is also returning to action for the first time in almost a year, with her last Octagon appearance coming in November of 2017.

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Mueller (5-0-0) has already competed once in the UFC, defeating Shana Dobson by unanimous decision at UFC On Fox 29. Mueller also competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 8, defeating Kelly McGill-Velasco by unanimous decision. Mueller has seen her last three professional MMA bouts go the distance and it has been over two years since the fighter got a finish.

UFC Fight Night Beijing takes place on Saturday, November 24 from the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, China with Curtis Blaydes and Francis Ngannou headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be announced.

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