Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Li vs Salikhov?
Jingliang Li beat Muslim Salikhov by during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez, on Saturday 16th July 2022 at UBS Arena in Long Island, New York.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jingliang Li.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Li vs Salikhov stats
Jingliang Li stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Muslim Salikhov made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Salikhov had a large advantage in power over Li, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Li's 50%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Li had a slight advantage over Salikhov, with a 22% submission rate over Salikhov's 12%.
Jingliang Li was the younger man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Li had a height advantage of 1 inch over Salikhov. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Li was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Salikhov, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 26 more professional rounds, 61 to Salikhov's 35.
Li vs Salikhov form
Jingliang Li had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by in the 1st round.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Elizeu Zaleski at UFC on ESPN+ 15 on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Universiade Sports Centre, Shenzhen, China.
He had beat David Zawada at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing.
Li's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Salikhov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
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