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When is Adesanya vs Cannonier?
Israel Adesanya will face Jared Cannonier, as the main event of UFC 276, on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
This contest is for the UFC middleweight championship.
Adesanya vs Cannonier stats
Israel Adesanya steps into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jared Cannonier will make his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Adesanya has a slight advantage in power over Cannonier, with a 68% knock out percentage over Cannonier's 67%.
Israel Adesanya is the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Adesanya has a height advantage of 5 inches over Cannonier. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Adesanya is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months later than Cannonier, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 17 more professional rounds, 59 to Cannonier's 42.
Adesanya vs Cannonier form
Adesanya has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Robert Whittaker at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Paulo Costa at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Yoel Romero at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Cannonier has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Derek Brunson at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had won against Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
He had defeated Anderson Silva at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In terms of recent activity, Israel Adesanya has been fighting more than Jared Cannonier.
Israel Adesanya last fought 3 months and 11 days ago, while Jared Cannonier's last outing was 3 months and 11 days ago.
Adesanya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
Cannonier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
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