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Who won Li vs Rodriguez?
Daniel Rodriguez beat Jingliang Li by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Daniel Rodriguez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Li vs Rodriguez division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Li vs Rodriguez stats
Jingliang Li stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Daniel Rodriguez made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Li had a slight advantage in power over Rodriguez, with a 53% knock out percentage over Rodriguez's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rodriguez had a slight advantage over Li, with a 25% submission rate over Li's 21%.
Jingliang Li was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Rodriguez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Li. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Li was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 years and 8 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 61 to Rodriguez's 46.
Li vs Rodriguez form
Jingliang Li had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
Going into that contest, he had 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.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Elizeu Zaleski at UFC on ESPN+ 15 on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Universiade Sports Centre, Shenzhen, China.
Li's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Rodriguez's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
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