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Muslim Salikhov determined to make UFC title run, wants Neil Magny or top-10 fighter next

LAS VEGAS – Muslim Salikhov is still dreaming of fighting for a UFC title. The veteran welterweight is ready to build another winning streak and make a case for getting a shot at the belt. Salikhov (19-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) successfully returned to the win column this past Saturday, scoring a TKO over Andre Fialho (16-6 MMA, 2-3 UFC) on the main card of UFC Fight Night 215. It was an impressive finish that earned him a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus.
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UFC Fight Night 215 Bonuses: Muslim Salikhov, Natalia Silva Among Four POTN Winners

Muslim Salikhov lived up to his “King of Kung Fu” moniker at UFC Fight Night 215. The Dagestani striker garnered a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” award for his third-round stoppage of Andre Fialho in a featured welterweight showdown at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday. Salikhov put his opponent on the defensive with an impressive offensive arsenal before ending the contest with a spinning wheel kick and follow-up punches at the 1:03 mark of Round 3.
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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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