Late 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
23-2-0
16-8-0

The tape

33
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Full record

KO 5UD 5UD 5UD 5UD 5
Form
UD 5UD 5UD 3SUB 1SD 3
23
Wins
16
15
By KO
6
65
KO%
38
0
By Sub
4
0
SUB%
25
2
Losses
8
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
25
Bouts
25
69
Rounds
66
5 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 0 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

-
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
14

Israel Adesanya vs Kelvin Gastelum preview

When is Adesanya vs Gastelum II?

Israel Adesanya could potentially face Kelvin Gastelum, in Late 2021.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Adesanya vs Gastelum II stats

Israel Adesanya would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kelvin Gastelum would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Adesanya would have a large advantage in power over Gastelum, boasting at 65% knock out percentage over Gastelum's 38%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Gastelum would have a large advantage over Adesanya, boosting at 25% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.

Israel Adesanya is the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Adesanya has a height advantage of 7 inches over Gastelum. This also extends to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Adesanya is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 3 months later than Gastelum, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 3 more professional rounds, 69 to Gastelum's 66.

Adesanya vs Gastelum II form

Israel Adesanya has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Alex Pereira at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Robert Whittaker at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had won against Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

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.

Kelvin Gastelum has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Jared Cannonier at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Ian Heinisch at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had lost to Darren Till at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Israel Adesanya has been fighting more than Kelvin Gastelum.

Israel Adesanya last fought 17 days ago, while Kelvin Gastelum's last outing was 1 year, 3 months and 8 days ago.

Adesanya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

Gastelum's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Adesanya vs Gastelum II?

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