Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Costa vs Starks?
Melquizael Costa could potentially face William Starks, in Late 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Costa vs Starks stats
Melquizael Costa would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
William Starks would make his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Costa would have an advantage in power over Starks, with a 37% knock out percentage over Starks' 25%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Starks would have a slight advantage over Costa, with a 38% submission rate over Costa's 32%.
Melquizael Costa is the younger man by 3 years, at 26 years old.
Costa is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Starks, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 29 more professional rounds, 52 to Starks' 23.
Costa's last 2 fights have come over a period of 6 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Starks' last 4 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Costa vs Starks?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Costa vs Starks yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.