Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Hill vs Ankalaev?
Jamahal Hill could potentially square off against Magomed Ankalaev, in Summer 2024.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Hill vs Ankalaev stats
Jamahal Hill would step into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Magomed Ankalaev would make his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Hill would have a slight advantage in power over Ankalaev, with a 58% knock out percentage over Ankalaev's 56%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Hill and Ankalaev would be pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Jamahal Hill is the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Hill has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ankalaev. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Hill is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 8 months later than Ankalaev, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 19 less professional rounds, 33 to Ankalaev's 52.
Hill vs Ankalaev form
Hill has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he won against Glover Teixeira at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had won against Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Jimmy Crute at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Paul Craig at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Ankalaev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs. Walker on 13th January 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he won against Johnny Walker at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Jan Blachowicz at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by split draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Anthony Smith at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had defeated Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Magomed Ankalaev has been fighting more than Jamahal Hill.
Jamahal Hill last fought 1 year, 1 month and 11 days ago, while Magomed Ankalaev's last outing was 1 month and 19 days ago.
Hill's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Ankalaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Hill vs Ankalaev?
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