Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Adesanya vs Hermansson?
Israel Adesanya could potentially take on Jack Hermansson, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Adesanya vs Hermansson stats
Israel Adesanya would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jack Hermansson would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Adesanya would have an advantage in power over Hermansson, with a 67% knock out percentage over Hermansson's 48%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Hermansson would have a large advantage over Adesanya, boosting at 26% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.
Israel Adesanya is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Adesanya has a height advantage of 3 inches over Hermansson. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Adesanya is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 8 months later than Hermansson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 4 more professional rounds, 76 to Hermansson's 72.
Adesanya vs Hermansson form
Adesanya has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Sean Strickland at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Alex Pereira at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before that, he had won against Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
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.
Jack Hermansson has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Roman Dolidze at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Sean Strickland at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had been beaten by Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Israel Adesanya has been fighting more than Jack Hermansson.
Israel Adesanya last fought 2 months and 25 days ago, while Jack Hermansson's last outing was 1 year and 1 day ago.
Adesanya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
Hermansson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Adesanya vs Hermansson?
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