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Jorge Masvidal vs Nick Diaz preview
When is Masvidal vs Nick Diaz?
Jorge Masvidal could potentially fight Nick Diaz, in Early 2022.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Masvidal vs Nick Diaz stats
Jorge Masvidal would step into the octagon with a record of 35 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Nick Diaz would make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Diaz would have a slight advantage in power over Masvidal, with a 50% knock out percentage over Masvidal's 46%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Diaz would have a large advantage over Masvidal, boosting at 31% submission rate over Masvidal's 6%.
Jorge Masvidal is the younger man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Diaz has a height advantage of 1 inch over Masvidal. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Masvidal is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 1 year and 8 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He has fought 43 more professional rounds, 133 to Diaz's 90.
Masvidal vs Nick Diaz form
Jorge Masvidal has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had won against Nate Diaz at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Masvidal's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Masvidal vs Nick Diaz?
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