Li Jingliang achieved a spectacular knockout over Santiago Ponzinibbio, just in the first round of the contest held at UFC Fight Island 7, played in Abu Dhabi.
This fight represented the Argentine’s return to activity after 26 months, however, although he was more proactive, in the last seconds of the first round he tried to attack and in the window he left open, he took advantage of it to connect him with a left blow to the chin , sending it directly to the canvas.
Referee Jason Herzog immediately stopped the fight, a great triumph for the Chinese and a penalty for Ponzinibbio, after all the vicissitudes he overcame to return to the cage. The official stoppage time was 4:25 in the first round.
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In the fight that opened the main card of UFC Fight Island 7, Punahele Soriano scored the first knockout of the year after taking the undefeated Dusko Todorovic to continue with his perfect weakness.