Aug 03 2024
Saturday

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
25-10-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 6:00pm EST / UK - Sat 11:00am

16-7-0

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The tape

40
Age
36
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

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Form
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25
Wins
16
12
By KO
0
48
KO%
0
8
By Sub
10
32
SUB%
63
10
Losses
7
2
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
5
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2008
35
Bouts
23
81
Rounds
47
5 hours, 52 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 11 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Tony Ferguson vs Michael Chiesa preview

When is Ferguson vs Chiesa?

Tony Ferguson is set to square off against Michael Chiesa during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 3rd August 2024 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Ferguson vs Chiesa stats

Tony Ferguson steps into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Michael Chiesa will make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws and 10 by submission.

Tony Ferguson's UFC record currently stands at 15-8-0, while Michael Chiesa's comes in at 11-7-0.

The stats suggest Ferguson has a massive power advantage over Chiesa, boasting a 48% knock out percentage over Chiesa's 0%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chiesa will have a massive advantage over Ferguson, boasting a 63% submission rate over Ferguson's 32%.

Tony Ferguson is the older man by 4 years, at 40 years old.

Chiesa has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ferguson. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Ferguson is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 months earlier than Chiesa, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 34 more professional rounds, 81 to Chiesa's 47.

Ferguson vs Chiesa form

Ferguson has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Paddy Pimblett at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Bobby Green at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Nate Diaz at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Michael Chandler at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had been beaten by Beneil Dariush at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Michael Chiesa has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he was defeated by Kevin Holland at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Sean Brady at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Vicente Luque at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had won against Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had beaten Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Tony Ferguson has been fighting more than Michael Chiesa.

Tony Ferguson last fought 5 months and 28 days ago, while Michael Chiesa's last outing was 10 months and 15 days ago.

Ferguson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Chiesa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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