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Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Abdurakhimov vs Almeida?
Shamil Abdurakhimov is set to face the challenge of Jailton Almeida, during the main card of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Abdurakhimov vs Almeida stats
Shamil Abdurakhimov steps into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Jailton Almeida will make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggest Abdurakhimov has a slight advantage in power over Almeida, with a 45% knock out percentage over Almeida's 38%.
Shamil Abdurakhimov is the older man by 9 years, at 40 years old.
Almeida has a height advantage of 1 inch over Abdurakhimov. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Abdurakhimov is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 5 months earlier than Almeida, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 29 more professional rounds, 53 to Almeida's 24.
Abdurakhimov's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Almeida's last 2 fights have come over a period of 6 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.
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UFC 279 Tickets
T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: TBA