Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Gracie vs Lombardo?
Neiman Gracie could potentially face the challenge of Michael Lombardo, in Spring 2023.
The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Gracie vs Lombardo stats
Neiman Gracie would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Michael Lombardo would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Lombardo would have a massive power advantage over Gracie, boosting at 42% knock out percentage over Gracie's 9%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Gracie would have a massive advantage over Lombardo, boasting at 82% submission rate over Lombardo's 17%.
Neiman Gracie is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Gracie has 2-inch reach advantage.
Gracie is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Lombardo, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought the same amount of professional rounds, 36 to Lombardo's 36.
Gracie vs Lombardo form
Gracie has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Goiti Yamauchi at Bellator 284 on 12th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Logan Storley at Bellator 274 on 19th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mark Lemminger at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at SAP Center, San Jose.
Before that, he had lost to Jason Jackson at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had won against Jon Fitch at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Gracie's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Lombardo's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Gracie vs Lombardo?
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