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Fedor Emelianenko vs Alistair Overeem preview
When is Emelianenko vs Overeem?
Fedor Emelianenko could potentially face Alistair Overeem, in Late 2021.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Emelianenko vs Overeem stats
Fedor Emelianenko would step into the octagon with a record of 40 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.
Alistair Overeem would make his way to the cage with a record of 47 wins, 19 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out and 17 by submission.
The stats suggest Overeem would have an advantage in power over Emelianenko, with a 53% knock out percentage over Emelianenko's 40%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Emelianenko would have a slight advantage over Overeem, with a 38% submission rate over Overeem's 36%.
Fedor Emelianenko is the older man by 4 years, at 46 years old.
Overeem has a height advantage of 4 inches over Emelianenko. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Emelianenko is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2000, 6 months later than Overeem, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He has fought 36 less professional rounds, 69 to Overeem's 105.
Emelianenko vs Overeem form
Fedor Emelianenko has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Ryan Bader at Bellator 290 on 4th February 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Heavyweight championship fight at Kia Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Timothy Johnson at Bellator MMA on 23rd October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at VTB Arena, Moscow, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Quinton Jackson at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Before that, he had been beaten by Ryan Bader at Bellator 214 on 26th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at The Forum, Los Angeles, United States.
He had beat Chael Sonnen at Bellator 208 on 13th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island.
Alistair Overeem has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Walt Harris at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had lost to Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
He had defeated Aleksei Oleinik at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Alistair Overeem has been fighting more than Fedor Emelianenko.
Fedor Emelianenko last fought 1 month and 26 days ago, while Alistair Overeem's last outing was 2 years, 1 month and 24 days ago.
Emelianenko's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.
Overeem's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
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