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Ciryl Gane vs Curtis Blaydes preview
When is Gane vs Blaydes?
Ciryl Gane could potentially square off against Curtis Blaydes, in Summer 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Gane vs Blaydes stats
Ciryl Gane would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Curtis Blaydes would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Blaydes would have a large advantage in power over Gane, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Gane's 45%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Gane would have a large advantage over Blaydes, boasting at 27% submission rate over Blaydes' 0%.
Ciryl Gane is the same age as Curtis Blaydes, at 32 years old.
Gane has 3-inch reach advantage.
Gane is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 4 year and 2 months later than Blaydes, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 12 less professional rounds, 35 to Blaydes' 47.
Gane vs Blaydes form
Gane has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Jon Jones at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tai Tuivasa at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Francis NGannou at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Before that, he had beat Derrick Lewis at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Blaydes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Tom Aspinall at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Ciryl Gane has been fighting more than Curtis Blaydes.
Ciryl Gane last fought 25 days ago, while Curtis Blaydes' last outing was 8 months and 6 days ago.
Gane's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Blaydes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Gane vs Blaydes?
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