Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Li vs Zaleski?
Jingliang Li beat Elizeu Zaleski by , during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 15, on Saturday 31st August 2019 at Universiade Sports Centre in Shenzhen.
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 Zaleski stats
Jingliang Li stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Elizeu Zaleski made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Zaleski had a large advantage in power over Li, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Li's 44%.
Jingliang Li was the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Li had a height advantage of 1 inch over Zaleski. Despite this, Zaleski had 1-inch reach advantage.
Li was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Zaleski, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 55 to Zaleski's 60.
Li's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.