Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Ige vs Topuria?
Dan Ige could potentially take on Ilia Topuria, in Late 2023.
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 17 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 5 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 14 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest that Ige and Topuria have similar power, both with a 29% knock out percentage.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have a large advantage over Ige, boosting at 57% submission rate over Ige's 29%.
Dan Ige is the older man by 6 years, at 32 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 36 more professional rounds, 59 to Topuria's 23.
Ige vs Topuria form
Ige has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he defeated Nate Landwehr at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had defeated Damon Jackson at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before that, he had lost to Josh Emmett at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Chan Sung Jung at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Topuria remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Bryce Mitchell at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Jai Herbert at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Ryan Hall at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had defeated Youssef Zalal at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In terms of recent activity, Dan Ige has been fighting more than Ilia Topuria.
Dan Ige last fought 3 months and 13 days ago, while Ilia Topuria's last outing was 2 months and 30 days ago.
Ige's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Topuria's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Ige vs Topuria?
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