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Jingliang Li vs Daniel Rodriguez preview
When is Li vs Rodriguez II?
Jingliang Li could potentially face the challenge of Daniel Rodriguez, in Summer 2023.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Li vs Rodriguez II stats
Jingliang Li would step 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.
Daniel Rodriguez would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Li would have a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 53% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 47%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rodriguez would have a slight advantage over Li, with a 24% submission rate over Li's 21%.
Jingliang Li is the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Rodriguez has a height advantage of 1 inch over Li. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Li is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 years and 8 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 16 more professional rounds, 61 to Rodriguez's 45.
Li vs Rodriguez II 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 won against 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.
Rodriguez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jingliang Li at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Kevin Lee at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Before that, he had defeated Preston Parsons at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Dwight Grant at UFC Vegas 7 on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Daniel Rodriguez has been fighting more than Jingliang Li.
Jingliang Li last fought 6 months and 12 days ago, while Daniel Rodriguez's last outing was 4 months and 17 days ago.
Li's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 7 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Li vs Rodriguez II?
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