Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
19-7-0
14-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Interim Heavyweight

The tape

37
Age
31
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 3UD 3UD 3SD 3
Form
KO 1KO 1KO 1SUB 1KO 1
19
Wins
14
6
By KO
11
32
KO%
79
6
By Sub
3
32
SUB%
21
7
Losses
3
0
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2014
27
Bouts
17
64
Rounds
20
4 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
40 minutes, 44 seconds

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
1

Blagoy Ivanov vs Tom Aspinall preview

When is Ivanov vs Aspinall?

Blagoy Ivanov could potentially face the challenge of Tom Aspinall, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Ivanov vs Aspinall stats

Blagoy Ivanov would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Tom Aspinall would make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Aspinall would have a massive power advantage over Ivanov, boasting a 79% knock out percentage over Ivanov's 32%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Ivanov would have an advantage over Aspinall, with a 32% submission rate over Aspinall's 21%.

Blagoy Ivanov is the older man by 6 years, at 37 years old.

Aspinall has a height advantage of 6 inches over Ivanov. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Ivanov is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 7 years and 2 months earlier than Aspinall, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 44 more professional rounds, 64 to Aspinall's 20.

Ivanov vs Aspinall form

Blagoy Ivanov has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Sergey Bilostenniy at PFL 1: 2024 Regular Season on 4th April 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Boeing Center, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Romanov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night on 4th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Marcos Rogerio de Lima at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had lost to Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Aspinall has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Interim Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura on 22nd July 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London.

Before that, he was victorious against Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.

He had won against Sergey Spivac at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Tom Aspinall has been fighting more than Blagoy Ivanov.

Blagoy Ivanov last fought 1 month and 19 days ago, while Tom Aspinall's last outing was 6 months and 12 days ago.

Ivanov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Aspinall's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Ivanov vs Aspinall?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Ivanov vs Aspinall yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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