Sep 10 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 279
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
19-8-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 10:00pm EST / UK - Sun 3:00am

25-8-0

The tape

34
Age
38
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

SD 3KO 2SUB 1KO 1UD 3
Form
SUB 4KO 2UD 3UD 3KO 5
19
Wins
25
10
By KO
12
53
KO%
48
4
By Sub
8
21
SUB%
32
8
Losses
8
0
Stopped
2
2
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2008
27
Bouts
33
61
Rounds
75
4 hours, 38 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 22 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Jingliang Li vs Tony Ferguson preview

When is Li vs Ferguson?

Jingliang Li is set to square off against Tony Ferguson during the of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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 Ferguson stats

Jingliang Li steps into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Tony Ferguson will make his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Li has a slight advantage in power over Ferguson, with a 53% knock out percentage over Ferguson's 48%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Ferguson will have an advantage over Li, with a 32% submission rate over Li's 21%.

Jingliang Li is the younger man by 4 years, at 34 years old.

Li has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ferguson. Despite this, Ferguson has 4-inch reach advantage.

Li is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 months earlier than Ferguson, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 14 less professional rounds, 61 to Ferguson's 75.

Li vs Ferguson form

Jingliang Li has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Daniel Rodriguez at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Muslim Salikhov at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

Before that, he had beat 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.

He had lost to 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.

Ferguson has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Nate Diaz at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Chandler at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Beneil Dariush at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Tony Ferguson has been fighting more than Jingliang Li.

Jingliang Li last fought 2 months and 22 days ago, while Tony Ferguson's last outing was 2 months and 22 days ago.

Li's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Ferguson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Li vs Ferguson?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Li vs Ferguson yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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