Early 2025
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
13-3-0
13-0-0

The tape

36
Age
30
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

UD 3MD 5UD 3KO 2KO 1
Form
MD 3SUB 1UD 3SUB 1KO 1
13
Wins
13
7
By KO
6
54
KO%
46
3
By Sub
5
23
SUB%
38
3
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2018
16
Bouts
13
34
Rounds
20
2 hours, 26 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 6 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

10
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
8

Roman Dolidze vs Khamzat Chimaev preview

When is Dolidze vs Chimaev?

Roman Dolidze could potentially take on Khamzat Chimaev, in Early 2025.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Dolidze vs Chimaev stats

Roman Dolidze would step into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Khamzat Chimaev would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 13 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggest Dolidze would have a slight advantage in power over Chimaev, with a 54% knock out percentage over Chimaev's 46%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chimaev would have an advantage over Dolidze, with a 38% submission rate over Dolidze's 23%.

Roman Dolidze is the older man by 6 years, at 36 years old.

Dolidze has a 1-inch reach advantage.

Dolidze is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 5 months earlier than Chimaev, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 14 more professional rounds, 34 to Chimaev's 20.

Dolidze vs Chimaev form

Dolidze has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he won against Anthony Smith at UFC 303 on 29th June 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Dolidze vs. Imavov on 3rd February 2024 by majority decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Marvin Vettori at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beaten Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

He had defeated Phil Hawes at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Kamaru Usman at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had won against Kevin Holland at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he had defeated Jingliang Li at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

He was victorious against Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Roman Dolidze has been fighting more than Khamzat Chimaev.

Roman Dolidze last fought 18 days ago, while Khamzat Chimaev's last outing was 8 months and 26 days ago.

Dolidze's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dolidze vs Chimaev?

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