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Jose Aldo vs Brandon Vera preview
When is Aldo vs B. Vera II?
Jose Aldo could potentially face the challenge of Brandon Vera, in Summer 2022.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Aldo vs B. Vera II stats
Jose Aldo would step into the octagon with a record of 31 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Brandon Vera would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Vera would have an advantage in power over Aldo, with a 69% knock out percentage over Aldo's 55%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vera would have a slight advantage over Aldo, with a 6% submission rate over Aldo's 3%.
Jose Aldo is the younger man by 9 years, at 36 years old.
Vera has a height advantage of 8 inches over Aldo. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Aldo is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 2 year and 1 month later than Vera, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 53 more professional rounds, 105 to Vera's 52.
Aldo vs B. Vera II form
Jose Aldo has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Merab Dvalishvili at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Rob Font at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Pedro Munhoz at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had defeated Marlon Vera at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Petr Yan at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Brandon Vera has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Amir Aliakbari at ONE Championship 164 on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had lost to Arjan Bhullar at ONE Championship – Dangal on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their ONE Heavyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Aung La Nsang at ONE Championship – Century – Part 2 on 13th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Before that, he had won against Mauro Cerilli at ONE Championship – Conquest of Champions on 23rd November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their ONE Heavyweight championship fight at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
He had defeated Paul Cheng at ONE Championship – Spirit of Champions on 11th December 2015 by knockout in the 1st round in their ONE Heavyweight championship fight at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila.
In terms of recent activity, Jose Aldo has been fighting more than Brandon Vera.
Jose Aldo last fought 7 months and 10 days ago, while Brandon Vera's last outing was 3 months and 27 days ago.
Aldo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Vera's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Aldo vs B. Vera II?
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