Jun 01 2024
Saturday

Prudential Center, Newark, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
20-3-0

est. walkout:

2024-06-02T03:15:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 10:00pm EST / UK - Sun 3:00am

17-2-0

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The tape

32
Age
33
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.1" / 201 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

KO 2UD 5SUB 1KO 2SUB 1
Form
UD 3KO 1MD 3SUB 1KO 2
20
Wins
17
7
By KO
6
35
KO%
35
12
By Sub
9
60
SUB%
53
3
Losses
2
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2016
23
Bouts
19
35
Rounds
31
2 hours, 0 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 52 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

7
UFC
13
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
14

Jailton Almeida vs Alexander Romanov preview

When is Almeida vs Romanov?

Jailton Almeida will face Alexander Romanov during the main card of UFC 302, on Saturday 1st June 2024 at Prudential Center in Newark.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Almeida vs Romanov stats

Jailton Almeida steps into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Alexander Romanov will make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

Jailton Almeida's UFC record currently stands at 6-1-0, while Alexander Romanov's comes in at 6-2-0.

The stats suggest that Almeida and Romanov have similar power, both with a 35% knock out percentage.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Almeida will have a slight advantage over Romanov, with a 60% submission rate over Romanov's 53%.

Jailton Almeida is the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.

Almeida has a height advantage of 2 inches over Romanov. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Almeida is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Romanov, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 4 more professional rounds, 35 to Romanov's 31.

Almeida vs Romanov form

Almeida has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Curtis Blaydes at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis on 4th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He was victorious against Anton Turkalj at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Romanov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he beat Blagoy Ivanov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Marcin Tybura at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Before that, he had beaten Chase Sherman at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Jared Vanderaa at UFC Vegas 39 on 9th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jailton Almeida has been fighting more than Alexander Romanov.

Jailton Almeida last fought 2 months and 14 days ago, while Alexander Romanov's last outing was 10 months and 22 days ago.

Almeida's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Romanov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What time does Almeida vs Romanov start?

The fighters are expected to walk out at around 3:15 AM UTC , which is 11:15 PM EST or 8:15 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:15 AM BST in the UK.

What are the odds on Almeida vs Romanov?

Jailton Almeida is currently 1/3 (-300) to win the bout outright, while you can get 9/4 (+230) on Alexander Romanov if you fancy the upset.

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Main card starts: 10pm (EST)

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