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Khamzat Chimaev vs Jorge Masvidal preview
When is Chimaev vs Masvidal?
Khamzat Chimaev could set to fight Jorge Masvidal, in Late 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Chimaev vs Masvidal 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.
Jorge Masvidal would make his way to the cage with a record of 35 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Chimaev would have a slight advantage in power over Masvidal, with a 50% knock out percentage over Masvidal's 46%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chimaev would have a massive advantage over Masvidal, boasting at 42% submission rate over Masvidal's 6%.
Khamzat Chimaev is the younger man by 9 years, at 29 years old.
Chimaev has a height advantage of 3 inches over Masvidal. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Chimaev is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 40 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 15 year later than Masvidal, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 116 less professional rounds, 17 to Masvidal's 133.
Chimaev vs Masvidal form
Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against 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 beat 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.
Jorge Masvidal has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Gilbert Burns at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Khamzat Chimaev has been fighting more than Jorge Masvidal.
Khamzat Chimaev last fought 8 months and 23 days ago, while Jorge Masvidal's last outing was 1 month and 25 days ago.
Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
Masvidal's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 7 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 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 Chimaev vs Masvidal?
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