Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Larkin vs Murtazaliev?
Lorenz Larkin could set to fight Khalid Murtazaliev, in Summer 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Larkin vs Murtazaliev stats
Lorenz Larkin would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Khalid Murtazaliev would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Murtazaliev would have a large advantage in power over Larkin, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Larkin's 52%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Larkin and Murtazaliev would be pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Lorenz Larkin is the older man by 37 years, at 37 years old.
Murtazaliev has a height advantage of 1 inch over Larkin. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Larkin is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Murtazaliev, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 40 more professional rounds, 78 to Murtazaliev's 38.
Larkin vs Murtazaliev form
Larkin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN 2 on 29th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mukhamed Berkhamov at Bellator 290 on 4th February 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Kia Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Mukhamed Berkhamov at Bellator MMA on 22nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma.
Before that, he had beat Kyle Stewart at Bellator 280 on 6th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
He had won against Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Larkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Murtazaliev's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Larkin vs Murtazaliev?
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