Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Chimaev vs Adesanya?
Khamzat Chimaev could potentially take on Israel Adesanya, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Chimaev vs Adesanya stats
Khamzat Chimaev would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Israel Adesanya would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Adesanya would have a large advantage in power over Chimaev, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Chimaev's 46%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chimaev would have a massive advantage over Adesanya, boasting at 38% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.
Khamzat Chimaev is the younger man by 5 years, at 29 years old.
Adesanya has a height advantage of 2 inches over Chimaev. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Chimaev is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 6 year and 2 months later than Adesanya, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 56 less professional rounds, 20 to Adesanya's 76.
Chimaev vs Adesanya form
Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Kamaru Usman at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kevin Holland at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by majority decision in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had won against Jingliang Li at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round.
He had beat Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Adesanya has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Sean Strickland at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Pereira at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alex Pereira at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had won against Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Robert Whittaker at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.
In terms of recent activity, Israel Adesanya has been fighting more than Khamzat Chimaev.
Khamzat Chimaev last fought 1 month and 11 days ago, while Israel Adesanya's last outing was 2 months and 23 days ago.
Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Adesanya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Chimaev vs Adesanya?
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