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Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Tom Aspinall preview
When is Abdurakhimov vs Aspinall?
Shamil Abdurakhimov could potentially take on Tom Aspinall, in Summer 2022.
The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Abdurakhimov vs Aspinall stats
Shamil Abdurakhimov would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Tom Aspinall would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Aspinall would have a large advantage in power over Abdurakhimov, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Abdurakhimov's 45%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Aspinall would have a slight advantage over Abdurakhimov, with a 25% submission rate over Abdurakhimov's 20%.
Shamil Abdurakhimov is the older man by 12 years, at 41 years old.
Aspinall has a height advantage of 2 inches over Abdurakhimov. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Abdurakhimov is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 years and 7 months earlier than Aspinall, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 37 more professional rounds, 55 to Aspinall's 18.
Abdurakhimov vs Aspinall form
Shamil Abdurakhimov has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Jailton Almeida at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergey Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Chris Daukaus at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Curtis Blaydes at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 136 on 15th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Olimpiyskiy Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Aspinall has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sergey Spivac at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Andrei Arlovski at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Alan Baudot at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In terms of recent activity, Tom Aspinall has been fighting more than Shamil Abdurakhimov.
Shamil Abdurakhimov last fought 2 months and 9 days ago, while Tom Aspinall's last outing was 8 months and 7 days ago.
Abdurakhimov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Aspinall's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Abdurakhimov vs Aspinall?
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