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When is Ferguson vs Pimblett?
Tony Ferguson is set to take on Paddy Pimblett during the main card of UFC 296, on Saturday 16th December 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Ferguson vs Pimblett stats
Tony Ferguson steps into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Paddy Pimblett will make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggest Ferguson has an advantage in power over Pimblett, with a 48% knock out percentage over Pimblett's 32%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pimblett will have an advantage over Ferguson, with a 47% submission rate over Ferguson's 32%.
Tony Ferguson is the older man by 11 years, at 39 years old.
Ferguson has a height advantage of 1 inch over Pimblett.
Ferguson is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Pimblett, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 34 more professional rounds, 78 to Pimblett's 44.
Ferguson vs Pimblett form
Ferguson has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Bobby Green at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by in the 3rd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Nate Diaz at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Pimblett has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Jared Gordon at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jordan Leavitt at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Rodrigo Vargas at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Luigi Vendramini at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Decky Dalton at Cage Warriors 113 on 20th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at BEC Arena, Manchester, England.
In terms of recent activity, Tony Ferguson has been fighting more than Paddy Pimblett.
Tony Ferguson last fought 4 months and 3 days ago, while Paddy Pimblett's last outing was 11 months and 22 days ago.
Ferguson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Pimblett's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Ferguson vs Pimblett?
Paddy Pimblett is currently 2/5 (-250) to win the contest outright, while you can get 2/1 (+200) on Tony Ferguson if you fancy the upset.
Ferguson vs Pimblett US streams
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UFC 296 Tickets
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