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Omari Akhmedov vs Will Fleury preview
When is Akhmedov vs Fleury?
Omari Akhmedov could potentially square off against Will Fleury, in Summer 2023.
The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Akhmedov vs Fleury stats
Omari Akhmedov would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Will Fleury would make his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Akhmedov would have a slight advantage in power over Fleury, with a 33% knock out percentage over Fleury's 25%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Fleury would have a slight advantage over Akhmedov, with a 38% submission rate over Akhmedov's 29%.
Omari Akhmedov is the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Fleury has a height advantage of 3 inches over Akhmedov. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Akhmedov is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 2 months earlier than Fleury, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 43 more professional rounds, 65 to Fleury's 22.
Akhmedov vs Fleury form
Akhmedov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Rob Wilkinson at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Joshua Silveira at PFL 2022 #7 on 5th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had beat Teodoras Aukstuolis at PFL 2022 #4 on 17th June 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta.
Before that, he had defeated Viktor Pesta at PFL 2022 #1 on 20th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.
He had been beaten by Jordan Young at PFL 2021 #10 on 27th October 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas.
Akhmedov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Fleury's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Akhmedov vs Fleury?
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