Oct 15 2022
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
14-1-1

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broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

14-6-0

The tape

29
Age
29
5' 6" / 167 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 3SD 3
Form
SUB 1SD 3SUB 2SUB 2SUB 1
14
Wins
14
4
By KO
3
29
KO%
21
7
By Sub
9
50
SUB%
64
1
Losses
6
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2012
16
Bouts
20
40
Rounds
38
2 hours, 54 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 27 minutes

Current rankings @ Flyweight

4
UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
6

Askar Askarov vs Brandon Royval preview

When is Askarov vs Royval?

Askar Askarov is set to face Brandon Royval, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland, on Saturday 15th October 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Askarov vs Royval stats

Askar Askarov steps into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Brandon Royval will make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Askarov has a slight advantage in power over Royval, with a 29% knock out percentage over Royval's 21%.

Askar Askarov is the same age as Brandon Royval, at 29 years old.

Royval has a height advantage of 3 inches over Askarov. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Askarov's experience as a professional fighter is relatively equal to Royval's, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 10 months later than Royval, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 2 more professional rounds, 40 to Royval's 38.

Askarov vs Royval form

Brandon Royval has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Matt Schnell at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rogerio Bontorin at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexandre Pantoja at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Before that, he had beat Kai Kara France at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had won against Nate Williams at LFA 79 on 22nd November 2019 by submission in the 1st round in their LFA Flyweight championship fight at 1STBANK Center, Broomfield, United States.

Activity check

Askarov's last 3 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Royval's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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