Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Cejudo vs Nurmagomedov?
Henry Cejudo could potentially take on Umar Nurmagomedov, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Cejudo vs Nurmagomedov stats
Henry Cejudo would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Umar Nurmagomedov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Cejudo would have a massive power advantage over Nurmagomedov, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 13%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nurmagomedov would have a massive advantage over Cejudo, boosting at 44% submission rate over Cejudo's 0%.
Henry Cejudo is the older man by 9 years, at 36 years old.
Nurmagomedov has a height advantage of 4 inches over Cejudo. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Cejudo is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in , 6 years and 11 months earlier than Nurmagomedov, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 13 more professional rounds, 47 to Nurmagomedov's 34.
Cejudo vs Nurmagomedov form
Cejudo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago.
Before that, he had won against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
He had beat Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by split decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
Cejudo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Nurmagomedov's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Cejudo vs Nurmagomedov?
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