Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Duncan vs Taylor?
Christian Leroy Duncan could potentially face the challenge of Jesse Taylor, in Spring 2024.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Duncan vs Taylor stats
Christian Leroy Duncan would step into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jesse Taylor would make his way to the cage with a record of 33 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 18 by submission.
The stats suggest Duncan would have a massive power advantage over Taylor, boasting at 78% knock out percentage over Taylor's 18%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Taylor would have a massive advantage over Duncan, boosting at 55% submission rate over Duncan's 11%.
Christian Leroy Duncan is the younger man by 12 years, at 28 years old.
Duncan has a height advantage of 1 inch over Taylor.
Duncan is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 40 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2020, 14 year and 1 month later than Taylor, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 63 less professional rounds, 19 to Taylor's 82.
Duncan vs Taylor form
Christian Leroy Duncan has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Denis Tiuliulin at UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig on 18th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Armen Petrosyan at UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier on 17th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Du ko Todorovi at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Marian Dimitrov at Cage Warriors 146 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Bec Arena, Manchester.
He had defeated Djati Melan at Cage Warriors 136 on 2nd April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Middleweight championship fight at BEC Arena, Manchester.
Duncan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Taylor's last 2 fights have come over a period of 6 years and 5 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 years, 2 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Duncan vs Taylor?
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