Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-6-0
19-6-0

The tape

35
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2KO 1SUB 4KO 2
Form
UD 3KO 2UD 3KO 2KO 2
22
Wins
19
19
By KO
13
86
KO%
68
1
By Sub
0
5
SUB%
0
6
Losses
6
2
Stopped
4
4
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2014
28
Bouts
25
45
Rounds
55
2 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Conor McGregor vs Joaquin Buckley preview

When is McGregor vs Buckley?

Conor McGregor could potentially face Joaquin Buckley, in Late 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

McGregor vs Buckley stats

Conor McGregor would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Joaquin Buckley would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

The stats suggest McGregor would have an advantage in power over Buckley, with a 86% knock out percentage over Buckley's 68%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest McGregor would have a slight advantage over Buckley, with a 5% submission rate over Buckley's 0%.

Conor McGregor is the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.

Buckley has a height advantage of 1 inch over McGregor. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

McGregor is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Buckley, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 10 less professional rounds, 45 to Buckley's 55.

McGregor vs Buckley form

Conor McGregor has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by submission in the 4th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on 12th November 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Buckley has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Nursulton Ruziboev at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Nascimento on 11th May 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Enterprise Center, St. Louis, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot on 30th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Going into that contest, he had won against Alex Morono at UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Andre Fialho at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Chris Curtis at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joaquin Buckley has been fighting more than Conor McGregor.

Conor McGregor last fought 2 years, 10 months and 12 days ago, while Joaquin Buckley's last outing was 11 days ago.

McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Buckley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 15 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 McGregor vs Buckley?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for McGregor vs Buckley yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Conor McGregor vs Joaquin Buckley news

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