Sep 10 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 279
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
11-0-0

est. walkout:

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broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

20-12-0

The tape

28
Age
37
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

UD 3SUB 1KO 1KO 1
Form
UD 5KO 3UD 3
11
Wins
20
6
By KO
5
55
KO%
25
4
By Sub
11
36
SUB%
55
0
Losses
12
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2004
11
Bouts
32
16
Rounds
76
49 minutes, 45 seconds
Fight Time
5 hours, 45 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

3
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
-

Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz preview

When is Chimaev vs Diaz?

Khamzat Chimaev is set to face the challenge of Nate Diaz, as the main event of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Chimaev vs Diaz stats

Khamzat Chimaev steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Nate Diaz will make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.

The stats suggest Chimaev has a large advantage in power over Diaz, boasting at 55% knock out percentage over Diaz's 25%.

Khamzat Chimaev is the younger man by 9 years, at 28 years old.

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

Chimaev is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 13 year and 7 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 60 less professional rounds, 16 to Diaz's 76.

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Chimaev's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

Diaz's last 3 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.7 rounds on average.

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