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UK - Sat 7:00pm / US - Sat 2:00pm EST
Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is MacDonald vs Umalatov?
Rory MacDonald will face the challenge of Magomed Umalatov, as the main event of PFL 2022 #8, on Saturday 13th August 2022 at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
MacDonald vs Umalatov stats
Rory MacDonald steps into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Magomed Umalatov will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 10 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Umalatov has a massive power advantage over MacDonald, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over MacDonald's 30%.
Rory MacDonald is the older man by 33 years, at 33 years old.
Umalatov has a height advantage of 1 inch over MacDonald. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.
MacDonald is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 9 years and 6 months earlier than Umalatov, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 69 more professional rounds, 87 to Umalatov's 18.
MacDonald vs Umalatov form
Rory MacDonald has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Sadibou Sy at PFL 2022 #6 on 1st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Brett Cooper at PFL 2022 #3 on 6th May 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Ray Cooper at PFL 2021 #7 on 13th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood.
Before that, he had lost to Gleison Tibau at PFL 2021 #5 on 17th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
He had won against Curtis Millender at PFL 2021 #2 on 29th April 2021 by split decision in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
MacDonald's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Umalatov's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
MacDonald vs Umalatov US streams
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