Michael Chiesa will look to bounce again from his two-fight skid when he collides with the damaging Li Jingliang in a welterweight brawl at UFC 287 in Brooklyn, New York, on April 8.
‘The Leech’ has had some combined outcomes contained in the octagon as of late, however will possible be extremely disenchanted to not get his palms raised final trip in a razor-close struggle towards Daniel Rodriguez. Having to swap opponents on brief discover, the China native felt he did sufficient, however wasn’t given the nod from the judges.
As introduced earlier right now, Li Jingliang will take a look at his damaging knockout energy towards the grappling wizardry of Michael Chiesa when the 2 meet in the course of the cage in two months’ time.
At present ranked at #15 within the division, Jingliang is hoping to push ahead in his pursuit of gold and could have an enormous probability at leaping simply outdoors the highest 10 when he battles it out with Chiesa on April 8.
Regardless of being lower than spectacular just lately, ‘Maverick’ has proven he’s able to hanging with a few of the world’s finest and has massive wins on his document. A choice victory over former light-weight champion Rafael Dos Anjos and a rear-naked choke submission towards Beneil Dariush are simply a few of his large performances.
With 25% of his defeats coming by means of submission, Li Jingliang could have a troublesome time navigating the bottom recreation if the 170lbers trade in grappling, as we’ve got seen a number of occasions all through his profession.
Michael Chiesa vs. Li Jingliang and different massive fights at UFC 287
Alongside a high-profile welterweight bout between two likable athletes in Michael Chiesa and Li Jingliang, UFC 287 will showcase some good matchups and will likely be headlined by an eagerly-awaited title struggle.
On April 8, newly topped middleweight king Alex Pereira will supply Israel Adesanya one other probability to beat him because the pair meet for his or her fourth conflict in fight sports activities, in what guarantees to be one other fireworks spectacle.
Jorge Masvidal will make his first octagon look since changing into embroiled in controversial occasions outdoors the cage when he locks horns with a hungry Gilbert Burns who’s desperately making a push towards a title shot.
Alongside the improbable fights, Kevin Holland faces Santiago Ponzinibbio, thrilling prospect Raul Rosas Jr. will likely be in motion, and a heavy-hitting affair that might steal the present commences when Kelvin Gastelum takes on Chris Curtis.