Summer 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
20-7-0
15-5-1

The tape

41
Age
31
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2KO 2UD 3
Form
KO 2KO 2KO 1KO 5SD 3
20
Wins
15
9
By KO
11
45
KO%
73
4
By Sub
0
20
SUB%
0
7
Losses
5
5
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2008
Debut
2011
27
Bouts
21
53
Rounds
46
3 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 12 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

15
UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Augusto Sakai preview

When is Abdurakhimov vs Sakai?

Shamil Abdurakhimov could potentially face Augusto Sakai, in Summer 2021.

The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Abdurakhimov vs Sakai stats

Shamil Abdurakhimov would step into the octagon 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.

Augusto Sakai would make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Sakai would have a large advantage in power over Abdurakhimov, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Abdurakhimov's 45%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Abdurakhimov would have an advantage over Sakai, with a 20% submission rate over Sakai's 0%.

Shamil Abdurakhimov is the older man by 10 years, at 41 years old.

Sakai has 1-inch reach advantage.

Abdurakhimov is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Sakai, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 7 more professional rounds, 53 to Sakai's 46.

Abdurakhimov vs Sakai form

Augusto Sakai has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Sergey Spivak at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tai Tuivasa at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

Before that, he had been beaten by Alistair Overeem at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Blagoy Ivanov at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Abdurakhimov's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Sakai's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Abdurakhimov vs Sakai?

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