Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
13-0-0
18-0-0

The tape

29
Age
29
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

MD 3SUB 1UD 3SUB 1KO 1
Form
SUB 2SUB 3SUB 2KO 1SUB 2
13
Wins
18
6
By KO
8
46
KO%
44
5
By Sub
10
38
SUB%
56
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2014
13
Bouts
18
20
Rounds
29
1 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
3

Khamzat Chimaev vs Shavkat Rakhmonov preview

When is Chimaev vs Rakhmonov?

Khamzat Chimaev could potentially square off against Shavkat Rakhmonov, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

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 Rakhmonov 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.

Shavkat Rakhmonov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Chimaev would have a slight advantage in power over Rakhmonov, with a 46% knock out percentage over Rakhmonov's 44%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rakhmonov would have an advantage over Chimaev, with a 56% submission rate over Chimaev's 38%.

Khamzat Chimaev is the same age as Shavkat Rakhmonov, at 29 years old.

Chimaev has a height advantage of 1 inch over Rakhmonov. Despite this, Rakhmonov has 2-inch reach advantage.

Chimaev is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 3 year and 7 months later than Rakhmonov, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 9 less professional rounds, 20 to Rakhmonov's 29.

Chimaev vs Rakhmonov 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.

Rakhmonov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Geoff Neal at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Carlston Harris at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Michel Prazeres at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Shavkat Rakhmonov has been fighting more than Khamzat Chimaev.

Khamzat Chimaev last fought 5 months and 21 days ago, while Shavkat Rakhmonov's last outing was 3 months and 26 days ago.

Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Rakhmonov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Chimaev vs Rakhmonov?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Chimaev vs Rakhmonov 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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