Late 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
23-2-0
3-0-0

The tape

33
Age
26
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

KO 5UD 5UD 5UD 5UD 5
Form
23
Wins
3
15
By KO
1
65
KO%
33
0
By Sub
2
0
SUB%
67
2
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2022
25
Bouts
3
69
Rounds
3
5 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
2 minutes, 27 seconds

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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1
Tapology
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Israel Adesanya vs Bo Nickal preview

When is Adesanya vs Nickal?

Israel Adesanya could potentially square off against Bo Nickal, in Late 2023.

The fight would take place 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 Nickal 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.

Bo Nickal would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 3 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Adesanya would have a massive power advantage over Nickal, boasting at 65% knock out percentage over Nickal's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nickal would have a massive advantage over Adesanya, boosting at 67% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.

Israel Adesanya is the older man by 7 years, at 33 years old.

Adesanya has a height advantage of 3 inches over Nickal. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Adesanya is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 10 years and 2 months earlier than Nickal, whose first professional fight was in 2022. He has fought 66 more professional rounds, 69 to Nickal's 3.

Adesanya vs Nickal 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 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.

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 defeated 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.

Activity check

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.

What are the odds on Adesanya vs Nickal?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Adesanya vs Nickal yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Israel Adesanya vs Bo Nickal news

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