Li Jingliang TKO’s Muslim Salikhov In 2nd Round At UFC On ABC 3

Li Jingliang earned a big TKO victory over Muslim Salokhov in the second round of their fight at UFC On ABC 3 today in Long Island.

Round One:

Leg kick for Jingliang. Spinning wheel kick from Salikhov is blocked. Jingliang with a leg kick. He thinks about landing to the body but doesn’t commit to it.

Li with a brief flurry that doesn’t land. Now back to the leg kick. Another spinning kick from Salikhov, this time to the body, but Jingliang backed out of range.

Nice calf kick from Jingliang. Inside leg kick from him, but Salikhov goes into a takedown attempt and lands it.

Body punch and one upstairs from Salikhov. Jingliang tries to get his legs up and then is able to push Salikhov and back up to his feet.

Spinning back kick attempted by Salikhov but it’s stifled by Jingliang being at close quarters.

Jab from Jingliang as he still tries to find his range. Salikhov with a spinning backfist that doesn’t pay off.

Missed punches from Jingliang. Spinning kick from Salikhov just comes off the arm. Counter punch from Salikhov.

Jingliang misses a leg kick and Salikhov lands a heavy one.

Round Two:

Jab for Salikhov. Leg kick for Li, but Salikhov lands a punch and kicks out his leg.

Back upright quickly. Jingliang with a nice jab. Now a reaching right hand that doesn’t land cleanly. left hand lands, but misses on the right behind it as they clinch up for a brief moment.

Rangey body punch from Li. Punch lands for Salikhov. Now a push kick to the body from him.

Jingliang ducks under a spinning backfist from Salikhov and takes him down in the center of the Octagon.

Half-guard for Jingliang. Salikhov able to stand back up. Stepping left hook from Salikhov. Body work from Jingliang but a heavy punch lands for Salikhov.

Spinning wheel kick from Salikhov is blocked. Leg kick for Li. Missed overhand from Salikhov. Body punch for Jingliang.

Missed spinning body kick from Salikhov. Body punch for Li. Good right from Jingliang puts Salikhov back on his heels and he reels across the Octagon.

Li chases him but Salikhov recovers enough to defend. Not for long though as soon afterwards Jingliang lands another huge right hand that puts Salikhov down hard then follows up with elbow strikes until the ref steps in and end the fight by TKO at 4.38mins of the second round.

Big win for Jingliang that brings Salikhov’s five-fight winning streak to an end.

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