Li Jingliang is a Chinese mixed martial artist with a net worth of $1.5 Million. He is currently a welterweight division competitor for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Read the article to know Li’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, and other information.
About Li Jingliang
Li is from the small town of Xinjiang UAR in Northwest China. In his home country, Li competed in traditional wrestling. Additionally, he trained in Sanda. In 2008, he moved to Beijing to pursue a career in mixed martial arts. There he began training under Zhang Tiequan. Zhang is a former professional mixed martial artist in UFC’s lightweight division.
Li’s professional career began in September 2007. In his debut match, he faced Makhach Gadzhiev. Knocked him out in 2nd round, Li earned his career-first victory. From 2007-2013, he mostly participated in Legend FC matches. Li won 8 of his 10 bouts
within the period. Additionally, he also won the Legend FC Welterweight Championship title. Then he joined UFC in 2014.
Li’s debut UFC match was against the American David Michaud. He won the 3-round match in a split decision. Unfortunately, he lost his second march there. From 2014-2016, he participated in matches irregularly. Then in 2017, he had 3 marches which he won too. Additionally, he won Performance of the Night in two matches that year.
In his career, Li Jingliang had 26 fights. Among these, he won 19 times and lost 7 matches. His KO-to-win ratio is over 52.3%. Previously in 2013, he briefly competed in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. From the China Open Jiu-jitsu tournament, the player earned 1st place in Purple Belt. He is scheduled to face Tony Ferguson at the upcoming UFC 279.
Li Jingliang’s Net Worth and Salary
In 2023, Li’s net worth will be $1.5 million. During his professional MMA career, Li earned over $1.11 million. He earns $60,000 on average as a payout from each fight. In 2021, he earned around $265,000. Below is a list of his income breakdown of recent fights –
|Event||Payout||Win Bonus||Extra Bonus||Endorsement||Total|
|UFC on ABC: Ortega vs. Rodríguez||$66,000||$66,000||$50,000||$16,000||$198,000|
|UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar||$85,000||$85,000||$50,000||$5,000||$225,000|
|UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang||$24,000||$24,000||$50,000||$5,000||$103,000|
|UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2||$22,000||$22,000||$50,000||$5,000||$99,000|
|UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Edwards||$20,000||$20,000||$50,000||$5,000||$95,000|
|UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum||$56,000||$56,000||$50,000||$5,000||$167,000|
|UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Correia||$54,000||$54,000||–||$5,000||$113,000|
|UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs. Peña||$15,000||$15,000||$50,000||$5,000||$85,000|
|The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia Finale||$24,000||$24,000||–||$5,000||$54,000|
|UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson||$20,000||–||–||$2,600||$22,600|
|UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber||$10,000||$10,000||–||$5,000||$25,000|
|UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine||$10,000||–||–||$5,000||$15,000|
Li Jingliang’s major sponsor is the Chinese sportswear and equipment company, Li-Ning. Additionally, the fighter is endorsed by Reebok, Venum, Monster Energy Drink, and Crypto.com.
|Full Name||Li Jingliang|
|Date of Birth||20 March 1988|
|Place of Birth||Techeng, Xinjiang, China|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg)|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Career Earnings||$1.11 million|
Li Jingliang is married. His wife is a native Chinese, with whom the player shares two children. Their daughter was born in 2015, and their son was born recently in 2020. The fighter is very secretive about his personal life. He hasn’t publicly shared any details about his family yet.
Li was born on March 20, 1988, in Techeng, Xinjiang, China. At present, he is 34 years old.
His Height and Weight
The welterweight MMA fighter has a 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) in height. He weighs 170 lb (77 kg).
Li has the in-ring nickname “The Leech”. His nickname is very popular among his fans and peers.
Li Jingliang’s Stats
Mixed Martial Arts Career Overview
UFC Career Overview
|16-Jul-22||UFC on ABC: Ortega vs. Rodríguez||Muslim Salikhov||Win||TKO (punches and elbows)||2|
|30-Oct-21||UFC 267||Khamzat Chimaev||Loss||Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)||1|
|16-Jan-21||UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar||Santiago Ponzinibbio||Win||KO (punch)||1|
|7-Mar-20||UFC 248||Neil Magny||Loss||Decision (unanimous)||3|
|31-Aug-19||UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang||Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos||Win||TKO (punches)||3|
|24-Nov-18||UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2||David Zawada||Win||TKO (body kick and punches)||3|
|23-Jun-18||UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Edwards||Daichi Abe||Win||Decision (unanimous)||3|
|11-Feb-18||UFC 221||Jake Matthews||Loss||Decision (unanimous)||3|
|25-Nov-17||UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum||Zak Ottow||Win||TKO (punches)||1|
|17-Jun-17||UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Correia||Frank Camacho||Win||Decision (unanimous)||3|
|28-Jan-17||UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs. Peña||Bobby Nash||Win||KO (punches)||2|
|8-Jul-16||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia Finale||Anton Zafir||Win||KO (punches)||1|
|27-Sep-15||UFC Fight Night: Barnett vs. Nelson||Keita Nakamura||Loss||Technical Submission (standing rear-naked choke)||3|
|16-May-15||UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber||Dhiego Lima||Win||KO (punches)||1|
|4-Oct-14||UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine||Nordine Taleb||Loss||Decision (split)||3|
|24-May-14||UFC 173||David Michaud||Win||Decision (split)||3|
UFC Career Stats: 2022 YTD
|Strikes Landed per Minute||4.39|
|Significant Striking Accuracy||42%|
|Strikes Absorbed per Minute||3.66|
|Significant Strike Defense||58%|
|Average Takedowns Landed (/15m)||1.27|
|Average Submissions Attempted (/15m)||0.0|
Top Finishes: Li Jingliang
FAQ about Li Jingliang:
How much is Li Jingliang’s Net Worth in 2023?
Li Jingliang’s net worth will be $1.5 million in 2023.
What are his Career Earnings?
He has earned over $1.11 million in his professional career.
How Old is He?
Li is currently 34 years old.
What is His Height?
He is 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) tall.
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