Current rankings @ Lightweight
Donald Cerrone vs Joe Lauzon preview
When is Cerrone vs Lauzon?
Donald Cerrone could potentially square off against Joe Lauzon, in Autumn/Fall 2022.
The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Cerrone vs Lauzon stats
Donald Cerrone would step into the octagon with a record of 36 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 17 by submission.
Joe Lauzon would make his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 15 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 17 by submission.
The stats suggest Lauzon would have a slight advantage in power over Cerrone, with a 32% knock out percentage over Cerrone's 28%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Lauzon would have an advantage over Cerrone, with a 61% submission rate over Cerrone's 47%.
Donald Cerrone is the older man by 1 year, at 39 years old.
Cerrone has a height advantage of 3 inches over Lauzon. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Cerrone is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 1 year and 11 months later than Lauzon, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 38 more professional rounds, 115 to Lauzon's 77.
Cerrone vs Lauzon form
Cerrone has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Jim Miller at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alex Morono at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Niko Price at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Conor McGregor at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Justin Gaethje at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Lauzon has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Jonathan Pearce at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at TD Garden, Boston, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Chris Gruetzemacher at UFC 223 on 7th April 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Clay Guida at UFC Fight Night 120 on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk.
Before that, he had lost to Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 108 on 22nd April 2017 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.
He had won against Marcin Held at UFC Fight Night 103 on 15th January 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Talking Stick Arena, Phoenix.
In terms of recent activity, Donald Cerrone has been fighting more than Joe Lauzon.
Donald Cerrone last fought 8 months and 19 days ago, while Joe Lauzon's last outing was 3 years, 5 months and 3 days ago.
Cerrone's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Lauzon's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Cerrone vs Lauzon?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Cerrone vs Lauzon yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.
Leave a Reply
You must be logged in to post a comment.