Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Gustafsson vs Preux?
Alexander Gustafsson could potentially square off against Ovince St. Preux, in Early 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Gustafsson vs Preux stats
Alexander Gustafsson would step into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Ovince St. Preux would make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 16 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Gustafsson would have an advantage in power over St. Preux, with a 61% knock out percentage over St. Preux's 46%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest St. Preux would have an advantage over Gustafsson, with a 31% submission rate over Gustafsson's 17%.
Alexander Gustafsson is the younger man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Gustafsson has a height advantage of 2 inches over St. Preux. Despite this, St. Preux has 1-inch reach advantage.
Gustafsson is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2007, 10 months earlier than St. Preux, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 35 less professional rounds, 55 to St. Preux's 90.
Gustafsson vs Preux form
Alexander Gustafsson has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Nikita Krylov 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 been beaten by Fabr cio Werdum at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Anthony Smith at UFC on ESPN+ 11 on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jon Jones at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
He had defeated Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night 109 on 28th May 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.
St. Preux has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Mauricio Rua at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had lost to Tanner Boser at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jamahal Hill at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Alonzo Menifield at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
In terms of recent activity, Ovince St. Preux has been fighting more than Alexander Gustafsson.
Alexander Gustafsson last fought 4 months and 6 days ago, while Ovince St. Preux's last outing was 6 months and 22 days ago.
Gustafsson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
St. Preux's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Gustafsson vs Preux?
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