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Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Chimaev vs Diaz?
Khamzat Chimaev is set to face the challenge of Nate Diaz during the 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 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.
Nate Diaz will make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggest Chimaev has a large advantage in power over Diaz, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Diaz's 24%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Diaz will have an advantage over Chimaev, with a 57% submission rate over Chimaev's 42%.
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 22 fewer 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 68 less professional rounds, 17 to Diaz's 85.
Chimaev vs Diaz form
Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated 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 won against 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.
Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
Diaz's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Chimaev vs Diaz?
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Chimaev vs Diaz US streams
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