Li JingLiang announced as co-main event of UFC Shenzhen

Li Jingliang returns in the co-main event of UFC Shenzhen.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night Shenzhen is locked and loaded.

Chinese fighter Li “The Leech” Jingliang will take on UFC no.14 ranked welterweight Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos. The bout was hinted at earlier this month and has now been confirmed for the Universade Sports Centre on 31 August.

Li (1-5) was last seen in action at UFC Fight Night Beijing last November, where he stopped David Zawada in the third.

The Leech is 8-3 inside the Octagon, which includes winning four post-fight bonus.

Zaleski (21-5) has remained undefeated since 2015, racking up a seven-fight win streak most recently against Curtis Millender at UFC Wichita in March.

UFC Shenzhen will be headlined by a women’s strawweight title bout between rising strawweight contender Zhang Weili and Jessica Andrade.

Also announced is women’s flyweight match between Wu Yanan and Luana Carolina, while Kai Kara-France meets Mark De La Rosa in a flyweight showdown.

UFC Shenzhen card includes:

· Zhang Weili vs. Jessica Andrade
· Li Jingliang vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
· Wu Yanan vs. Luana Carolina
· Kai Kara-France vs. Mark De La Rosa


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