Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Chimaev vs Burns II?
Khamzat Chimaev could potentially fight Gilbert Burns, in Autumn/Fall 2022.
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).
Chimaev vs Burns II stats
Khamzat Chimaev would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Gilbert Burns would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Chimaev would have an advantage in power over Burns, with a 50% knock out percentage over Burns' 30%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chimaev would have a slight advantage over Burns, with a 42% submission rate over Burns' 40%.
Khamzat Chimaev is the younger man by 8 years, at 28 years old.
Chimaev has a height advantage of 4 inches over Burns. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Chimaev is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 6 year and 3 months later than Burns, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 35 less professional rounds, 17 to Burns' 52.
Chimaev vs Burns II form
Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Kevin Holland at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jingliang Li at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round.
Before that, he had defeated Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had won against Rhys McKee at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Burns has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
In terms of recent activity, Khamzat Chimaev has been fighting more than Gilbert Burns.
Khamzat Chimaev last fought 2 months and 18 days ago, while Gilbert Burns' last outing was 7 months and 19 days ago.
Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Chimaev vs Burns II?
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