Current rankings @ Bantamweight
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, 9 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 14 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 54 more professional rounds, 105 to Vera's 51.
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.
Aldo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Vera's last 4 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Aldo vs B. Vera II?
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