Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Blachowitz vs Anderson?
Jan Blachowicz could potentially square off against Corey Anderson, in Spring 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Blachowitz vs Anderson stats
Jan Blachowicz would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Corey Anderson would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Anderson would have an advantage in power over Blachowicz, with a 50% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 31%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Blachowicz would have a massive advantage over Anderson, boasting at 31% submission rate over Anderson's 0%.
Jan Blachowicz is the older man by 6 years, at 39 years old.
Anderson has a height advantage of 1 inch over Blachowicz. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Blachowicz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years and 1 month earlier than Anderson, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 30 more professional rounds, 87 to Anderson's 57.
Blachowitz vs Anderson form
Blachowicz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he defeated Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.
Before that, he had beat Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had won against Corey Anderson at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho, United States.
Corey Anderson has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 288 on 18th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.
Previous to that, he Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at SAP Center, San Jose.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ryan Bader at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Footprint Center, Phoenix.
Before that, he had defeated Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had won against Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
In terms of recent activity, Corey Anderson has been fighting more than Jan Blachowicz.
Jan Blachowicz last fought 6 months and 15 days ago, while Corey Anderson's last outing was 11 days ago.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Anderson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 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 Blachowitz vs Anderson?
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