UFC Long Island: Li Jingliang drops Muslim Salikhov for second-round finish (Video)

Li Jingliang continues to deliver finishes with a win over Muslim Salikhov at UFC Long Island

Li Jingliang now continues to rise up the UFC welterweight rankings with a win over Muslim Salikhov at UFC Long Island.

The win marked Jingliang‘s eighth by way of KO or TKO, giving him sole possession of the most knockouts in UFC welterweight history. He had been tied for the record with Vicente Luque and Thiago Alves.

Li Jingliang puts down Muslim Salikhov with a two-punch combination at UFC Long Island

After some kick trading, Salikhov brought the fight to the ground during the opening round, throwing some noteworthy ground-and-pound on Jingliang. Jingliang would make it back to his feet but be unable to get anything going more than simple jabs.

Fortunes changed in the second round, however. After fighting off Salikhov’s clinch attempts, Jingliang dropped Salikhov with a one-two and a couple of follow-up ground strikes to end the fight.

UFC Long Island: Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez takes place on Saturday, July 16, 2022, live from the UBS Arena in Long Island, NY. Follow along with FanSided MMA for all your news and highlights.

Published at Sat, 16 Jul 2022 20:42:45 +0000

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