Li Jingliang and Santiago Ponzinibbio faced off in a Welterweight clash tonight (Sat., Jan. 16, 2021) at UFC Fight Island 7 from “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Ponzinibbio began the fight with a low kick. Jingliang connected on a solid left hook counter. “The Leech” landed well with his left hand, controlling distance early in the fight. Hard low kick scored for Ponzinibbio. Jingliang landed a couple kicks. Good jab and low kick from the Argentinian. Jingliang found an overhand connection then scored with a couple clean low kicks. Ponzinibbio returned the favor by digging to the thigh. Stiff jab landed by Ponzinibbio, but Jingliang fired back with a cross-hook that absolutely sent his opponent to sleep.
WOW! Jingliang really showed some improvement in this performance, managing distance well before catching his opponent with a gigantic left hook straight to the chin.
Result: Li Jingliang defeats Santiago Ponzinibbio via first-round knockout
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