Jun 22 2024
Saturday

Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
18-9-0

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17-4-0

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The tape

32
Age
37
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

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Form
KO 1SUB 3SD 3UD 3KO 1
18
Wins
17
6
By KO
8
33
KO%
47
5
By Sub
4
28
SUB%
24
9
Losses
4
0
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2015
28
Bouts
21
73
Rounds
46
5 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 21 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Kelvin Gastelum vs Daniel Rodriguez preview

When is Gastelum vs Rodriguez?

Kelvin Gastelum is set to take on Daniel Rodriguez during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 22nd June 2024 at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Gastelum vs Rodriguez stats

Kelvin Gastelum steps into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Daniel Rodriguez will make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Kelvin Gastelum's UFC record currently stands at 12-9-0, while Daniel Rodriguez's comes in at 7-3-0.

The stats suggest Rodriguez has an advantage in power over Gastelum, with a 47% knock out percentage over Gastelum's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Gastelum will have a slight advantage over Rodriguez, with a 28% submission rate over Rodriguez's 24%.

Kelvin Gastelum is the younger man by 5 years, at 32 years old.

Rodriguez has a height advantage of 4 inches over Gastelum. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Gastelum is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years and 6 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 27 more professional rounds, 73 to Rodriguez's 46.

Gastelum vs Rodriguez 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 submission 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 been defeated by 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 beaten Ian Heinisch at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Rodriguez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Ian Machado Garry at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jingliang Li at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Kevin Lee at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.

He had won against Preston Parsons at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Daniel Rodriguez has been fighting more than Kelvin Gastelum.

Kelvin Gastelum last fought 4 months and 16 days ago, while Daniel Rodriguez's last outing was 11 months and 5 days ago.

Gastelum's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Gastelum vs Rodriguez?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Gastelum vs Rodriguez 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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