Li Jingliang “The Leech” is a welterweight ufc fighter from Beijing, China. Originally from a small town in the Xinjiang Province of Northwest China, Li competed in wrestling and trained in Sandabefore moving to Beijing in order to pursue a career in professional mixed martial arts. Li began training under the tutelage of current UFC Lightweight Zhang Tiequan. Li made his professional debut in 2007, winning via submission due to punches in the second round. He would go on to compile a record of 8-2, capturing the Legend FC Welterweight Championship in the process, before being granted his release and signed by the UFC.