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When is Cannonier vs Gastelum?
Jared Cannonier is set to face Kelvin Gastelum, as the main event of UFC Vegas 35, on Saturday 21st August 2021 in the United States.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Cannonier vs Gastelum stats
Jared Cannonier steps into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Kelvin Gastelum will make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Cannonier has a massive power advantage over Gastelum, boasting at 69% knock out percentage over Gastelum's 38%.
Jared Cannonier is the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.
Cannonier has a height advantage of 2 inches over Gastelum. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Cannonier is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 6 months later than Gastelum, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 35 to Gastelum's 56.
Cannonier vs Gastelum form
Jared Cannonier has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Going into that contest, he had beat Anderson Silva at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Before that, he had won against David Branch at UFC 230 on 3rd November 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
He had been beaten by Dominick Reyes at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
Kelvin Gastelum has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Robert Whittaker at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Ian Heinisch at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had been beaten by Darren Till at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
He had lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta.
In terms of recent activity, Kelvin Gastelum has been fighting more than Jared Cannonier.
Jared Cannonier last fought 7 months and 20 days ago, while Kelvin Gastelum's last outing was 1 month and 27 days ago.
Cannonier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Gastelum's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
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