Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Ige vs Topuria?
Dan Ige could potentially take on Ilia Topuria, in Summer 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Ige vs Topuria stats
Dan Ige would step into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Ilia Topuria would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest that Ige and Topuria have similar power, both with a 33% knock out percentage.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have a large advantage over Ige, boosting at 53% submission rate over Ige's 28%.
Dan Ige is the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Ige has 2-inch reach advantage.
Ige is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 months earlier than Topuria, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 38 more professional rounds, 63 to Topuria's 25.
Ige vs Topuria form
Ige has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he defeated Andre Fili at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer on 10th February 2024 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Bryce Mitchell at UFC Fight Night – Fiziev vs Gamrot on 23rd September 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Nate Landwehr at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Before that, he had beat Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.
He had lost to Movsar Evloev at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Topuria remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Josh Emmett at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bryce Mitchell at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Jai Herbert at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Ryan Hall at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Dan Ige has been fighting more than Ilia Topuria.
Dan Ige last fought 19 days ago, while Ilia Topuria's last outing was 12 days ago.
Ige's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Topuria's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 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 Ige vs Topuria?
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