Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
15-3-0
13-4-0

The tape

35
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5KO 3KO 1KO 1
Form
KO 1UD 5SUB 1UD 3KO 1
15
Wins
13
9
By KO
6
60
KO%
46
1
By Sub
1
7
SUB%
8
3
Losses
4
0
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2016
18
Bouts
17
38
Rounds
37
2 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 36 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

10
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
10
Tapology
-

Giga Chikadze vs Sodiq Yusuff preview

When is Chikadze vs Yusuff?

Giga Chikadze could set to fight Sodiq Yusuff, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Chikadze vs Yusuff stats

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

Sodiq Yusuff would make his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Chikadze would have an advantage in power over Yusuff, with a 60% knock out percentage over Yusuff's 46%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Yusuff would have a slight advantage over Chikadze, with a 8% submission rate over Chikadze's 7%.

Giga Chikadze is the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

Chikadze has a height advantage of 3 inches over Yusuff. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Chikadze is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 months earlier than Yusuff, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 1 more professional rounds, 38 to Yusuff's 37.

Chikadze vs Yusuff form

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

In his last fight, he won against 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 lost to 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 beaten Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

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

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

Yusuff has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he was beaten by Diego Lopes at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza on 14th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Don Shainis at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Gabriel Benitez at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Giga Chikadze has been fighting more than Sodiq Yusuff.

Giga Chikadze last fought 10 months and 21 days ago, while Sodiq Yusuff's last outing was 3 months and 4 days ago.

Chikadze's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Yusuff's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 11 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Chikadze vs Yusuff?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Chikadze vs Yusuff 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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