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Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Li vs Chimaev?
Jingliang Li is set to take on Khamzat Chimaev, during the main card of UFC 267, on Saturday 30th October 2021.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Li vs Chimaev stats
Jingliang Li steps into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Khamzat Chimaev will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Chimaev has advantage in power over Li, with a 67% knock out percentage over Li's 50%.
Jingliang Li is the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Chimaev has a height advantage of 2 inches over Li. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Li is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 10 years and 8 months earlier than Chimaev, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 43 more professional rounds, 55 to Chimaev's 12.
Li vs Chimaev form
Li has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC on ABC 1 on 16th January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Neil Magny at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Elizeu Zaleski at UFC on ESPN+ 15 on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Universiade Sports Centre, Shenzhen, China.
Before that, he had beat David Zawada at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing.
He had won against Daichi Abe at UFC Fight Night 132 on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Li's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Chimaev's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.
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