Alex Garcia entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-4-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.85 welterweight in the world but he lost three out of his last five bouts, the last one with Tim Means (=Means vs Garcia).
His opponent, the multiple Wushu Sanda world champion Muslim Salikhov, has an official mma record of 13-1-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.95 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Kris Hocum in 2012, since then he has collected eleven consecutive fights defeating Melvin Guillard in 2017 (4-stars fight, Guillard vs Salikhov). Garcia vs Salikhov is on the undercard of Michael Bisping vs Kelvin Gastelum – UFC Fight Night 122. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 122: Bisping vs. Gastelum
Where: Mercedez-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC Fight Night 122 fight card (main fights):
Michael Bisping vs Kelvin Gastelum
Jingliang Li vs Zak Ottow
Alex Caceres vs Guan Wang
Alex Garcia vs Muslim Salikhov
Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Sheymon da Silva Moraes
Garcia’s previous fight: Tim Means vs Alex Garcia
Salikhov’s previous fight: Melvin Guillard vs Muslim Salikhov
Garcia vs Salikhov Fight Video:
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