Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
15-3-0
16-3-0

The tape

35
Age
33
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5KO 3KO 1KO 1
Form
SUB 3KO 1UD 5UD 5KO 4
15
Wins
16
9
By KO
3
60
KO%
19
1
By Sub
8
7
SUB%
50
3
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2010
18
Bouts
20
38
Rounds
56
2 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 11 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

9
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
5

Giga Chikadze vs Brian Ortega preview

When is Chikadze vs Ortega?

Giga Chikadze could potentially face the challenge of Brian Ortega, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Chikadze vs Ortega stats

Giga Chikadze would step into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Brian Ortega would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Chikadze would have a massive power advantage over Ortega, boasting at 60% knock out percentage over Ortega's 19%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Ortega would have a massive advantage over Chikadze, boosting at 50% submission rate over Chikadze's 7%.

Giga Chikadze is the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Chikadze has a height advantage of 4 inches over Ortega. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Chikadze is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 7 months later than Ortega, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 18 less professional rounds, 38 to Ortega's 56.

Chikadze vs Ortega form

Chikadze has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he beat Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

Before that, he had won against Cub Swanson at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

He had beat Jamey Simmons at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Brian Ortega has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Moreno vs. Royval 2 on 24th February 2024 by submission in the 3rd round at Arena CDMX, Mexico City, Mexico.

Previous to that, he had lost to Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Island 6 on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had lost to Max Holloway at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Giga Chikadze has been fighting more than Brian Ortega.

Giga Chikadze last fought 7 months and 20 days ago, while Brian Ortega's last outing was 1 month and 22 days ago.

Chikadze's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Ortega's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Chikadze vs Ortega?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Chikadze vs Ortega yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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