Michael Chiesa will look to bounce again from his two-fight skid when he collides with the harmful 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 doubtless be extremely disillusioned to not get his palms raised final trip in a razor-close battle in opposition to Daniel Rodriguez. Having to swap opponents on quick discover, the China native felt he did sufficient, however wasn’t given the nod from the judges.
As introduced earlier at the moment, Li Jingliang will take a look at his harmful knockout energy in opposition to the grappling wizardry of Michael Chiesa when the 2 meet in the midst 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 may have an enormous likelihood 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 number of the world’s finest and has massive wins on his document. A call victory over former light-weight champion Rafael Dos Anjos and a rear-naked choke submission in opposition to Beneil Dariush are simply a few of his large performances.
With 25% of his defeats coming by means of submission, Li Jingliang may have a troublesome time navigating the bottom sport if the 170lbers trade in grappling, as we now have seen a number of instances 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 sensible matchups and shall be headlined by an eagerly-awaited title battle.
On April 8, newly topped middleweight king Alex Pereira will supply Israel Adesanya one other likelihood to beat him because the pair meet for his or her fourth battle in fight sports activities, in what guarantees to be one other fireworks spectacle.
Jorge Masvidal will make his first octagon look since turning 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 unbelievable fights, Kevin Holland faces Santiago Ponzinibbio, thrilling prospect Raul Rosas Jr. shall be in motion, and a heavy-hitting affair that would steal the present commences when Kelvin Gastelum takes on Chris Curtis.