TieQuan Zhang vs. Jason Reinhard at UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia

The first ever UFC fighter to hail from China, TieQuan Zhang and heavy hitting vet, Jason Reinhardt will meet in a late addition lightweight bout at UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia on February 27th, 2011. The two men were originally due to meet at WEC 51, but Reinhardt pulled out with an eye injury.

Zhang made a successful WEC debut late last year, defeating Pablo Garza via submission in the very first round. A few weeks later returning only to lose to Danny Downes via unanimous decision at WEC 53.

Reinhard returns to the UFC for the first time since losing to Joe Lauzon back at UFC 78 in November 2007. Since then he’s picked up back-to-back submission wins on the local circuit.

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