UFC Fight Night : Ortega vs. Rodriguez will take place on Saturday, July 16 at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada. The main event of the evening will take place between featherweights looking for their chance at a championship. The 13-fight card will feature seven fights on the preliminary card and six on the main card.
The welterweight bout will be the fourth fight on the main card.
Jingliang ( 18-7) is coming off a loss in his last fight to Khamzat Chimaev, where he lost by submission in the first round. “The Leech” is 3-2 in the last five fights, but two of the losses have come in the last three bouts. Salikhov (18-2) enters this fight on a five match winning streak. He defeated Francisco Trinaldo in his last match by a third round unanimous decision.
Here’s an outline of everything you need to know for UFC Fight Night: Li Jingliang vs. Muslim Salikhov
Start time, how to watch
Date: Saturday, July 16
Start time: 2 p.m. ET
Live stream: ABC/ESPN+ | Mobile app: ESPN for iOS, Google Play
Main card, 2 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN+:
- 2 Brian Ortega vs. #3 Yair Rodgriguez, featherweight
- #10 Michelle Waterson vs. #11 Amanda Lemos, Strawweights
- #14 Li Jingliang vs. Muslim Salikhov, Welterweights
- #8 Matt Schnell vs. #12 Su Mudaerji, Flyweights
- #14 Shane Burgos vs. Charles Jourdain, Featherweights
- #3 Lauren Murphy vs. #10 Miesha Tate, Flyweights
Preliminary card, 11 a.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN+:
- Ricky Simon vs. Jack Shore, Bantamweights
- Dalcha Lungiambula vs. Punahele Soriano, Middleweights
- Bill Algeo vs. Herbert Burns, Featherweights
- #15 Dustin Jacoby vs. Da Un Jung, Light Heavyweights
- Dwight Grant vs. Dustin Stoltzfus, Middleweights
- Philip Rowe vs. Abubakar Nurmagomedov, Welterweights
- #14 Jessica Penne vs. Emily Ducote, Strawweights
Odds info on DraftKings Sportsbook
Jingliang by KO/TKO/DQ: +330
Jingliang by submission: +1400
Jingliang by decision: +450
Salikhov by KO/TKO/DQ: +275
Salikhov by submission: +1200
Salikhov by decision: +150
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