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Conor McGregor vs Tony Ferguson preview
When is McGregor vs Ferguson II?
Conor McGregor could potentially face Tony Ferguson, 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).
McGregor vs Ferguson II stats
Conor McGregor would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Tony Ferguson would make his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Ferguson, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Ferguson's 48%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Ferguson would have a large advantage over McGregor, boosting at 32% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.
Conor McGregor is the younger man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Ferguson has a height advantage of 2 inches over McGregor. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
McGregor is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 month earlier than Ferguson, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 30 less professional rounds, 45 to Ferguson's 75.
McGregor vs Ferguson II form
Ferguson has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Nate Diaz at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 4th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Chandler at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Beneil Dariush at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
McGregor's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Ferguson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on McGregor vs Ferguson II?
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