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Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Curtis vs Barriault?
Chris Curtis will square off against Marc Andr Barriault during the prelims of UFC 297, on Saturday 20th January 2024 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Curtis vs Barriault stats
Chris Curtis steps into the octagon with a record of 30 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Marc Andr Barriault will make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Barriault has a slight advantage in power over Curtis, with a 63% knock out percentage over Curtis' 57%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Barriault will have a slight advantage over Curtis, with a 6% submission rate over Curtis' 3%.
Chris Curtis is the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.
Barriault has a height advantage of 3 inches over Curtis. Despite this, he has 2-inch reach advantage.
Curtis is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 11 months earlier than Barriault, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 59 more professional rounds, 111 to Barriault's 52.
Curtis vs Barriault form
Curtis has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he Nassourdine Imavov at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by in the 2nd round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Joaquin Buckley at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Rodolfo Vieira at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Barriault has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Eryk Anders at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had defeated Julian Marquez at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Hernandez at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Jordan Wright at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Chidi Njokuani at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Chris Curtis has been fighting more than Marc Andr Barriault.
Chris Curtis last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while Marc Andr Barriault's last outing was 5 months and 22 days ago.
Curtis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Barriault's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 13 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 Curtis vs Barriault?
Chris Curtis is currently 8/11 (-140) to win the bout outright, while you can get 11/10 (+110) on Marc Andr Barriault if you fancy the slight upset.
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Curtis vs Barriault US streams
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UFC 297 Tickets
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