Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-6-0
25-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2KO 1SUB 4KO 2
Form
KO 1UD 5SUB 2KO 1SUB 1
22
Wins
25
19
By KO
5
86
KO%
20
1
By Sub
11
5
SUB%
44
6
Losses
1
2
Stopped
1
4
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2010
28
Bouts
26
45
Rounds
54
2 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 53 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 Islam Makhachev preview

When is McGregor vs Makhachev?

Conor McGregor could potentially face the challenge of Islam Makhachev, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place 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 Makhachev 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.

Islam Makhachev would make his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.

The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Makhachev, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 20%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Makhachev would have a massive advantage over McGregor, boosting at 44% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.

Conor McGregor is the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Makhachev has a height advantage of 1 inch over McGregor. Despite this, he has 4-inch reach advantage.

McGregor is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Makhachev, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 9 less professional rounds, 45 to Makhachev's 54.

McGregor vs Makhachev 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 lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beat 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.

Makhachev has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had defeated Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Going into that contest, he had won against Charles Oliveira at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had defeated Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had beat Dan Hooker at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Islam Makhachev has been fighting more than Conor McGregor.

Conor McGregor last fought 2 years, 9 months and 2 days ago, while Islam Makhachev's last outing was 5 months and 22 days ago.

McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years and 5 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Makhachev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 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 McGregor vs Makhachev?

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

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