Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Allen vs Adesanya?
Brendan Allen could potentially face the challenge of Israel Adesanya, in Late 2023.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Allen vs Adesanya stats
Brendan Allen would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.
Israel Adesanya would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Adesanya would have a massive power advantage over Allen, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Allen's 23%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Allen would have a massive advantage over Adesanya, boasting at 59% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.
Brendan Allen is the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.
Adesanya has a height advantage of 2 inches over Allen. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Allen is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year and 4 months later than Adesanya, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 19 less professional rounds, 57 to Adesanya's 76.
Allen vs Adesanya form
Brendan Allen has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by in the 1st round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat André Muniz at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Jacob Malkoun at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
He had defeated Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Adesanya has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Sean Strickland at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.
Previous to that, he had won against Alex Pereira at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before that, he had defeated Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Israel Adesanya has been fighting more than Brendan Allen.
Brendan Allen last fought 3 months and 9 days ago, while Israel Adesanya's last outing was 24 days ago.
Allen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Adesanya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Allen vs Adesanya?
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