Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Aldo vs Vera II?
Jose Aldo could potentially fight Marlon Vera, in Autumn/Fall 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 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.
Marlon Vera would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Aldo would have an advantage in power over Vera, with a 55% knock out percentage over Vera's 40%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vera would have a massive advantage over Aldo, boosting at 40% submission rate over Aldo's 3%.
Jose Aldo is the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Vera has a height advantage of 1 inch over Aldo. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Aldo is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 6 years and 10 months earlier than Vera, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 37 more professional rounds, 105 to Vera's 68.
Aldo vs 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.
Vera has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Rob Font at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had beat Davey Grant at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Marlon Vera has been fighting more than Jose Aldo.
Jose Aldo last fought 3 months and 4 days ago, while Marlon Vera's last outing was 3 months and 11 days ago.
Aldo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 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 1 year, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 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 Aldo vs Vera II?
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