Jingliang Li entered this fight with a professional record of 14-4-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.57 welterweight in the world. He lost to Keita Nakamura in 2015 but then he has won four fights beating Frank Camacho and Zak Ottow in his last two (Jingliang Li vs Zak Ottow).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Jake Matthews, has a mma record of 11-3-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.99 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive fights in 2016, against Kevin Lee and Andrew Holbrook, but he came back to win in 2017 with Bojan Velickovic. Li Jingliang vs Matthews is on the undercard of Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold – UFC 221. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 221: Romero vs Rockhold
Where: Perth Arena, Perth, Australia
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC 221 fight card (main fights):
Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold
Mark Hunt vs Curtis Blaydes
Tai Tuivasa vs Cyril Asker
Jingliang Li vs Jake Matthews
Tyson Pedro vs Saparbek Safarov
Jussier Formiga vs Ben Nguyen
Jingliang’s previous fight: Jingliang Li vs Zak Ottow
Li Jingliang vs Matthews Fight Video:
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