Current rankings @ Featherweight
Edson Barboza vs Calvin Kattar preview
When is Barboza vs Kattar?
Edson Barboza could potentially face Calvin Kattar, in Autumn/Fall 2021.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Barboza vs Kattar stats
Edson Barboza would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Calvin Kattar would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Barboza would have an advantage in power over Kattar, with a 59% knock out percentage over Kattar's 48%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Kattar would have a slight advantage over Barboza, with a 9% submission rate over Barboza's 5%.
Edson Barboza is the older man by 2 years, at 37 years old.
Barboza has 3-inch reach advantage.
Barboza is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 9 months later than Kattar, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 1 more professional rounds, 77 to Kattar's 76.
Barboza vs Kattar form
Barboza has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Bryce Mitchell at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Giga Chikadze at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Going into that contest, he had beat Shane Burgos at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had won against Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had lost to Dan Ige at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Calvin Kattar has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Josh Emmett at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Moody Center, Austin.
Going into that contest, he had beat Giga Chikadze at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Max Holloway at UFC on ABC 1 on 16th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had defeated Dan Ige at UFC Fight Island 1 on 15th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi.
In terms of recent activity, Calvin Kattar has been fighting more than Edson Barboza.
Edson Barboza last fought 1 year and 25 days ago, while Calvin Kattar's last outing was 5 months and 1 day ago.
Barboza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Kattar's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 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 Barboza vs Kattar?
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