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Christian Lee vs Eddie Alvarez preview
When is Lee vs Alvarez?
Christian Lee could potentially face the challenge of Eddie Alvarez, in Spring 2022.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Lee vs Alvarez stats
Christian Lee would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Eddie Alvarez would make his way to the cage with a record of 30 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Lee would have an advantage in power over Alvarez, with a 71% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 60%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Lee would have a slight advantage over Alvarez, with a 24% submission rate over Alvarez's 20%.
Christian Lee is the younger man by 15 years, at 24 years old.
Lee has a height advantage of 1 inch over Alvarez.
Lee is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 11 year and 11 months later than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 38 less professional rounds, 39 to Alvarez's 77.
Lee vs Alvarez form
Christian Lee has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Kiamrian Abbasov at ONE on Prime Video 4 on 18th November 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their ONE Welterweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had beat Rae Yoon Ok at ONE Championship 160 on 26th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Rae Yoon Ok at ONE Championship – 10 Year Anniversary 2 on 24th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Before that, he had won against Timofey Nastyukhin at ONE on TNT 2 on 14th April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
He had beat Iuri Lapicus at ONE Championship – Inside the Matrix on 30th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their ONE Lightweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Alvarez has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Rae Yoon Ok at ONE on TNT 4 on 28th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had defeated Eduard Folayang at ONE Championship – Dawn of Heroes on 2nd August 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Timofey Nastyukhin at ONE Championship – A New Era on 31st March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.
He had won against Justin Gaethje at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Christian Lee has been fighting more than Eddie Alvarez.
Christian Lee last fought 4 months and 13 days ago, while Eddie Alvarez's last outing was 1 year, 11 months and 3 days ago.
Lee's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Alvarez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Lee vs Alvarez?
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