Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
29-10-1
14-4-0

The tape

41
Age
32
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 194 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Full record

SD 3SD 5KO 3SUB 2UD 5
Form
KO 2KO 3UD 3UD 3SD 3
29
Wins
14
9
By KO
9
31
KO%
64
9
By Sub
1
31
SUB%
7
10
Losses
4
2
Stopped
2
2
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2011
40
Bouts
18
95
Rounds
34
7 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 14 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

4
UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
6

Jan Blachowicz vs Aleksandar Rakic preview

When is Blachowicz vs Rakic?

Jan Blachowicz could potentially face Aleksandar Rakic, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Blachowicz vs Rakic stats

Jan Blachowicz would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 10 loses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Aleksandar Rakic would make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Rakic would have a massive power advantage over Blachowicz, boosting at 64% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 31%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Blachowicz would have a large advantage over Rakic, boasting at 31% submission rate over Rakic's 7%.

Jan Blachowicz is the older man by 9 years, at 41 years old.

Rakic has a height advantage of 2 inches over Blachowicz. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Blachowicz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Rakic, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 61 more professional rounds, 95 to Rakic's 34.

Blachowicz vs Rakic form

Blachowicz has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Alex Pereira at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by split draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.

He had won against Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Aleksandar Rakic has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Jiri Prochazka at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Jan Blachowicz at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Thiago Santos at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Anthony Smith at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jan Blachowicz has been fighting more than Aleksandar Rakic.

Jan Blachowicz last fought 8 months and 17 days ago, while Aleksandar Rakic's last outing was 2 days ago.

Blachowicz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Rakic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Blachowicz vs Rakic?

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