Taylor Lapilus
Lapilus
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Spring 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
19-4-0
18-6-0

Belts on The Line

LFA Bantamweight

The tape

31
Age
27
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 3
Form
SUB 1UD 3KO 3KO 2UD 3
19
Wins
18
4
By KO
10
21
KO%
56
6
By Sub
7
32
SUB%
39
4
Losses
6
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2013
23
Bouts
24
54
Rounds
41
4 hours, 2 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 31 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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Taylor Lapilus vs Muin Gafurov preview

When is Lapilus vs Gafurov?

Taylor Lapilus could set to fight Muin Gafurov, in Spring 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Lapilus vs Gafurov stats

Taylor Lapilus would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Muin Gafurov would make his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Gafurov would have a massive power advantage over Lapilus, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Lapilus' 21%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Gafurov would have a slight advantage over Lapilus, with a 39% submission rate over Lapilus' 32%.

Taylor Lapilus is the older man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Gafurov has a height advantage of 1 inch over Lapilus. Despite this, he has 5-inch reach advantage.

Lapilus is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 7 months earlier than Gafurov, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 13 more professional rounds, 54 to Gafurov's 41.

Lapilus vs Gafurov form

Muin Gafurov has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Said Nurmagomedov at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by John Castaneda at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Diego Silva at LFA 144 on 14th October 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their LFA Bantamweight championship fight at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

Before that, he had beat Herbeth Sousa at LFA 134 on 10th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Bell County Expo Center, Belton.

He had lost to John Lineker at ONE Championship – Dawn of Valor on 25th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Activity check

Lapilus' last 2 fights have come over a period of 5 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Gafurov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 4 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 12 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 Lapilus vs Gafurov?

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