Jul 27 2024
Saturday

Co-op Live Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
14-3-0

est. walkout:

2024-07-28T03:40:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - Sun 3:00am / US - Sat 10:00pm EST

18-4-0

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Belts on The Line

UFC Interim Heavyweight Championship

The tape

31
Age
33
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 1KO 1SUB 1KO 1
Form
KO 2KO 1KO 1KO 2UD 3
14
Wins
18
11
By KO
13
79
KO%
72
3
By Sub
0
21
SUB%
0
3
Losses
4
1
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2014
17
Bouts
23
20
Rounds
50
40 minutes, 44 seconds
Fight Time
3 hours, 10 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

1
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
4

Tom Aspinall vs Curtis Blaydes preview

When is Aspinall vs Blaydes?

Tom Aspinall is set to square off against Curtis Blaydes in the co-main event of UFC 304 – Manchester, on Saturday 27th July 2024 at Co-op Live Arena in Manchester.

The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

This contest is for the UFC Heavyweight championship.

Aspinall vs Blaydes stats

Tom Aspinall steps into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Curtis Blaydes will make his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

Tom Aspinall's UFC record currently stands at 7-1-0, while Curtis Blaydes' comes in at 13-4-0.

The stats suggest Aspinall has a slight advantage in power over Blaydes, with a 79% knock out percentage over Blaydes' 72%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Aspinall will have a large advantage over Blaydes, boasting a 21% submission rate over Blaydes' 0%.

Tom Aspinall is the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Aspinall has a height advantage of 1 inch over Blaydes. Despite this, Blaydes has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Aspinall is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 months later than Blaydes, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 30 less professional rounds, 20 to Blaydes' 50.

Aspinall vs Blaydes form

Aspinall has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he won against Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Interim Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura on 22nd July 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London.

Before that, he had defeated Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.

He was victorious against Sergey Spivac at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Blaydes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Jailton Almeida at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergei Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night – Pavlovich vs. Blaydes on 22nd April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Tom Aspinall at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.

He was victorious against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Curtis Blaydes has been fighting more than Tom Aspinall.

Tom Aspinall last fought 8 months and 8 days ago, while Curtis Blaydes' last outing was 4 months and 10 days ago.

Aspinall's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.

Blaydes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What time does Aspinall vs Blaydes start?

The fighters are expected to walk out at around 3:40 AM UTC , which is 11:40 PM EST or 8:40 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 4:40 AM BST in the UK.

What are the odds on Aspinall vs Blaydes?

Tom Aspinall is currently 1/4 (-400) to win the fight outright, while you can get 29/10 (+290) on Curtis Blaydes if you fancy the big upset.

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