Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Chiesa vs Nickal?
Michael Chiesa could potentially fight Bo Nickal, in Early 2024.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Chiesa vs Nickal stats
Michael Chiesa would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws and 10 by submission.
Bo Nickal would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Nickal would have a massive power advantage over Chiesa, boosting at 40% knock out percentage over Chiesa's 0%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chiesa would have a slight advantage over Nickal, with a 63% submission rate over Nickal's 60%.
Michael Chiesa is the older man by 8 years, at 35 years old.
Chiesa is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 13 years and 9 months earlier than Nickal, whose first professional fight was in 2022. He has fought 42 more professional rounds, 47 to Nickal's 5.
Chiesa vs Nickal form
Michael Chiesa has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Kevin Holland at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by in the 1st round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean Brady at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Vicente Luque at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had won against Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh, United States.
Chiesa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Nickal's last 2 fights have come over a period of 6 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Chiesa vs Nickal?
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