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When is Arlovski vs Cortes-Acosta?
Andrei Arlovski will square off against Waldo Cortes-Acosta during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs. Walker, on Saturday 13th January 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Arlovski vs Cortes-Acosta stats
Andrei Arlovski steps into the octagon with a record of 34 wins, 22 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Waldo Cortes-Acosta will make his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest that Arlovski and Cortes-Acosta have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Cortes-Acosta will have a slight advantage over Arlovski, with a 10% submission rate over Arlovski's 9%.
Andrei Arlovski is the older man by 12 years, at 44 years old.
Cortes-Acosta has a height advantage of 1 inch over Arlovski. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Arlovski is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 45 more fights, and made his debut in 1999, 19 years and 1 month earlier than Cortes-Acosta, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 99 more professional rounds, 124 to Cortes-Acosta's 25.
Arlovski vs Cortes-Acosta form
Andrei Arlovski has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Don Tale Mayes at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jake Collier at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Jared Vanderaa at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had defeated Carlos Felipe at UFC Vegas 40 on 16th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Cortes-Acosta has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Lukasz Brzeski at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had lost to Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon on 29th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Chase Sherman at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Jared Vanderaa at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Thomas Petersen at LFA 129 on 15th April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their LFA Heavyweight championship fight at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Prior Lake.
In terms of recent activity, Waldo Cortes-Acosta has been fighting more than Andrei Arlovski.
Andrei Arlovski last fought 6 months and 1 day ago, while Waldo Cortes-Acosta's last outing was 3 months and 8 days ago.
Arlovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Cortes-Acosta's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Arlovski vs Cortes-Acosta?
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