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US - TBC / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Askar vs Silva?
Askar Askar is set to face the challenge of Matheus Silva in the co-main event of LFA 153, on Friday 17th February 2023 at Horseshoe Hammond Casino in Hammond.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Askar vs Silva stats
Askar Askar steps into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Matheus Silva will make his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Silva has a slight advantage in power over Askar, with a 50% knock out percentage over Askar's 43%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Silva will have an advantage over Askar, with a 25% submission rate over Askar's 7%.
Askar Askar is the older man by 1 year, at 28 years old.
Askar has a height advantage of 1 inch over Silva.
Askar is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 year later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 17 more professional rounds, 38 to Silva's 21.
Askar vs Silva form
Askar has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he won against Ricky Furar at LFA 147 on 18th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at WinnaVegas Casino Resort, Sloan, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Diego Silva at LFA 138 on 5th August 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Grand Hotel Casino & Resort, Shawnee.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryskulbek Ibraimov at LFA 123 on 4th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Horseshoe Hammond Casino, Hammond.
Before that, he had beat Leandro Gomes at LFA 118 on 12th November 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Los Angeles-Burbank Marriott Convention Center, Burbank.
He had lost to Justin Wetzell at LFA 109 on 4th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Grand Hotel Casino & Resort, Shawnee.
Askar's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 8 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
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LFA 153 Tickets
Horseshoe Hammond Casino, Hammond
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: TBA
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