Current rankings @ Welterweight
Nate Diaz vs Kamaru Usman preview
When is Diaz vs Usman?
Nate Diaz could potentially square off against Kamaru Usman, in Autumn/Fall 2021.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Diaz vs Usman stats
Nate Diaz would step into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Kamaru Usman would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Usman would have a large advantage in power over Diaz, boosting at 45% knock out percentage over Diaz's 24%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Diaz would have a massive advantage over Usman, boasting at 57% submission rate over Usman's 5%.
Nate Diaz is the older man by 2 years, at 37 years old.
Usman has 2-inch reach advantage.
Diaz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 8 years and 1 month earlier than Usman, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 12 more professional rounds, 85 to Usman's 73.
Diaz vs Usman form
Usman has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Leon Edwards at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Leon Edwards at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Colby Covington at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had beat Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
He had defeated Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Diaz's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Diaz vs Usman?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Diaz vs Usman 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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