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When is Ferguson vs Dos Anjos?
Tony Ferguson could potentially face the challenge of Rafael dos Anjos, in Summer 2022.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Ferguson vs Dos Anjos stats
Tony Ferguson would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Rafael dos Anjos would make his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggest Ferguson would have a massive power advantage over Anjos, boasting at 48% knock out percentage over Anjos' 16%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Ferguson and Anjos would be pretty equal, both with a 32% submission rate.
Tony Ferguson is the same age as Rafael dos Anjos, at 38 years old.
Ferguson has a height advantage of 3 inches over Anjos. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Ferguson is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 6 months later than Anjos, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 54 less professional rounds, 75 to Anjos' 129.
Ferguson vs Dos Anjos form
Ferguson has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Nate Diaz at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Chandler at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Beneil Dariush at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Rafael dos Anjos has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Renato Moicano at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Paul Felder at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh.
He had lost to Leon Edwards at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
In terms of recent activity, Tony Ferguson has been fighting more than Rafael dos Anjos.
Tony Ferguson last fought 2 months and 18 days ago, while Rafael dos Anjos' last outing was 4 months and 19 days ago.
Ferguson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Anjos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Ferguson vs Dos Anjos?
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