Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Ige vs Topuria?
Dan Ige could potentially take on Ilia Topuria, in January 2022.
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 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 4 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 12 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Topuria would have a slight advantage in power over Ige, with a 33% knock out percentage over Ige's 27%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have a large advantage over Ige, boosting at 58% submission rate over Ige's 33%.
Dan Ige is the older man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Ige has 2-inch reach advantage.
Ige is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 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, 54 to Topuria's 16.
Ige vs Topuria form
Dan Ige has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Josh Emmett at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Chan Sung Jung at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Before that, he had defeated Gavin Tucker at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Island 1 on 15th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Ige's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Topuria's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Ige vs Topuria?
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