Li Jingliang faces Alex Oliveira in Florida
Li Jingliang has been added to the UFC Fight Night on ESPN Fort Lauderdale card. The Chinese welterweight will be looking for his third straight win when he faces Alex Oliveira.
Jingliang (15-5) is a former Legend FC 170lbs champion and is coming off a stoppage win at UFC Fight Night 141. He has won eight out of his 11 UFC fights, establishing himself as one of the top Asian fighters on the roster.
For Oliveira (19-5-1-2) this will be his 15th appearance in the octagon. The Brazilian holds a win over former welterweight champion Carlos Condit but is coming off a submission loss to Gunnar Nelson.
UFC Fight Night on ESPN Fort Lauderdale will be headlined by a middleweight rematch between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza. The two first fought in 2015 with the Brazilian winning by split decision.