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Watch: Li Jingliang celebrates knockout win by body-slamming coaches

Li Jingliang became the first fighter to knockout Muslim Salikhov in MMA during Saturday’s UFC Long Island event. He apparently did not want to stop fighting even after the match concluded. After the fight, Jingliang went over to celebrate with one of his coaches. With his arms outstretched, Jingliang...
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UFC Long Island video: Li Jingliang crushes Muslim Salikhov with brutal right-hand knockout

Li Jingliang always packs quite a punch — and Muslim Salikhov found that out the hard way at UFC Long Island. In a battle of hard-hitting welterweights, it was Li who connected with a hellacious right hand towards the end of the second round that sent Salikhov crashing to the canvas and brought an end to their fight. The finish came at 4:38 in the second round, with Li getting back on track following a disappointing loss to Khamzat Chimaev in his previous outing.
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UFC Long Island bonuses: Amanda Lemos, Li Jingliang lead list of 6 Performance of the Night winners

UFC Long Island lived up to the hype with a number of exciting finishes, which led to eight fighters receiving $50,000 bonuses. Eschewing the standard two Performances of the Night and one Fight of the Night award structure, officials handed out six additional bonuses to make it eight winners in total. The Performance of the Night recipients were Amanda Lemos, Li Jingliang, Ricky Simon, Bill Algeo, Dustin Jacoby, and Punahele Soriano.
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Li Jingliang vs Muslim Salikhov Pick, 7/16/2022 Predictions UFC Long Island Odds

Li Jingliang will face off with Muslim Salikhov at UFC Long Island on Saturday, July 16, 2022. The opening line has Jingliang priced at +140 while Salikhov is priced at -165. Li "The Leech" Jingliang walks into the Octagon with a record of 18-7-0. The 34-year-old steps on the scale at 170 lbs and measures 6'0". The orthodox fighter reaches 71". Muslim "King of Kung Fu" Salikhov stands 5'11" and tips the scales at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 18-2-0. The 38-year-old reaches 70". With respect to significant strikes, Li Jingliang connects on 4.42 per minute while Muslim Salikhov connects on 3.13 significant strikes per minute. Jingliang is landing 42% of the significant strikes he throws while Salikhov lands 48%. In terms of defending themselves, "The Leech" allows 3.74 significant strikes per minute and "King of Kung Fu" takes 2.36. Jingliang also defends 58% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Salikhov is able to defend against 68% of the shots thrown.

Watch Khamzat Chimaev destroy Li Jingliang | UFC 273 Free Fight

Khamzat Chimaev pushed his perfect record to 10-0 with this first-round finish of Li Jingliang at UFC 267 last year. Chimaev will face his toughest test to date coming up at UFC 273 on April 9, where he will face former title challenger Gilbert Burns. UFC 273 takes place on...

Shavkat Rakhmonov calls out Neil Magny since Li Jingliang “doesn’t have the guts” to fight him

UFC welterweight Shavkat Rakhmonov has called out Neil Magny as his pursuit of the title at 170 pounds continues. There are plenty of prospects in the UFC who have been dubbed future stars and potentially even future champions – but few are quite as exciting as Shavkat Rakhmonov. The 15-0 fighter, who has been compared by many to Khamzat Chimaev, is 3-0 in the promotion with impressive wins over Alex Oliveira, Michel Prazeres and Carlston Harris to his name.