Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Gastelum vs Imavov?
Kelvin Gastelum could potentially fight Nassourdine Imavov, in Spring 2024.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Gastelum vs Imavov stats
Kelvin Gastelum would step into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Nassourdine Imavov would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Imavov would have a slight advantage in power over Gastelum, with a 42% knock out percentage over Gastelum's 33%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Imavov would have a slight advantage over Gastelum, with a 33% submission rate over Gastelum's 28%.
Kelvin Gastelum is the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Imavov has a height advantage of 6 inches over Gastelum. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Gastelum is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 1 month earlier than Imavov, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 39 more professional rounds, 73 to Imavov's 34.
Gastelum vs Imavov form
Kelvin Gastelum has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Sean Brady at UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan on 2nd December 2023 by in the 3rd round at Moody Center, Austin, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Chris Curtis at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jared Cannonier at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Before that, he had lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Ian Heinisch at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Imavov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he had beat Chris Curtis at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean Strickland at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest in the United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Joaquin Buckley at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Before that, he had won against Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
He had defeated Ian Heinisch at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Nassourdine Imavov has been fighting more than Kelvin Gastelum.
Kelvin Gastelum last fought 6 days ago, while Nassourdine Imavov's last outing was 5 months and 28 days ago.
Gastelum's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Imavov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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