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When is Blaydes vs Rozenstruik?
Curtis Blaydes is set to face the challenge of Jairzinho Rozenstruik, during the main card of UFC 266, on Saturday 4th September 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Blaydes vs Rozenstruik stats
Curtis Blaydes steps into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik will make his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Rozenstruik has advantage in power over Blaydes, with a 91% knock out percentage over Blaydes' 71%.
Curtis Blaydes is the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Blaydes has 2-inch reach advantage.
Blaydes is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 year later than Rozenstruik, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 16 more professional rounds, 41 to Rozenstruik's 25.
Blaydes vs Rozenstruik form
Blaydes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at PNC Arena, Raleigh.
Before that, he had defeated Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had won against Justin Willis at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.
Rozenstruik has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in the United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Francis NGannou at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had beat Alistair Overeem at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
He had won against Andrey Kovalev at RIZIN 10 on 6th May 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Marine Messe Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.
In terms of recent activity, Curtis Blaydes has been fighting more than Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
Curtis Blaydes last fought 5 months and 10 days ago, while Jairzinho Rozenstruik's last outing was 1 month and 25 days ago.
Blaydes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Rozenstruik's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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