Summer 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
16-8-0
17-2-0

The tape

31
Age
28
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5UD 3SUB 1SD 3
Form
UD 3KO 2KO 1
16
Wins
17
6
By KO
7
38
KO%
41
4
By Sub
9
25
SUB%
53
8
Losses
2
0
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2013
25
Bouts
19
66
Rounds
35
5 hours, 0 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 14 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

11
UFC
13
-
Bellator
-
14
Tapology
13

Kelvin Gastelum vs Dricus Du Plessis preview

When is Gastelum vs Plessis?

Kelvin Gastelum could potentially take on Dricus Du Plessis, in Summer 2022.

The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Gastelum vs Plessis stats

Kelvin Gastelum would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Dricus Du Plessis would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Plessis would have a slight advantage in power over Gastelum, with a 41% knock out percentage over Gastelum's 38%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Plessis would have a large advantage over Gastelum, boosting at 53% submission rate over Gastelum's 25%.

Kelvin Gastelum is the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Plessis has a height advantage of 4 inches over Gastelum. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Gastelum is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Plessis, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 31 more professional rounds, 66 to Plessis' 35.

Gastelum vs Plessis form

Kelvin Gastelum has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Jared Cannonier at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Robert Whittaker at UFC Vegas 24 on 17th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had lost to Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had been beaten by Darren Till at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Activity check

Gastelum's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Plessis' last 3 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Gastelum vs Plessis?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Gastelum vs Plessis yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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