Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Chikadze vs Yusuff?
Giga Chikadze could set to fight Sodiq Yusuff, in Spring 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 loses 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, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins 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 5 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 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 months earlier than Yusuff, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 2 more professional rounds, 38 to Yusuff's 36.
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 defeated 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 defeated Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Before that, he had beat Cub Swanson at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
He had won 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 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Don Shainis at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Gabriel Benitez at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.
He had defeated Sheymon Moraes at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
In terms of recent activity, Giga Chikadze has been fighting more than Sodiq Yusuff.
Giga Chikadze last fought 3 months and 11 days ago, while Sodiq Yusuff's last outing was 1 month and 23 days ago.
Chikadze's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 1 month, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 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, 8 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Chikadze vs Yusuff?
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