Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Minakov vs Fortune?
Vitaly Minakov could potentially face the challenge of Tyrell Fortune, in Late 2021.
The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Minakov vs Fortune stats
Vitaly Minakov would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Tyrell Fortune would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Fortune would have a slight advantage in power over Minakov, with a 67% knock out percentage over Minakov's 59%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Minakov would have a large advantage over Fortune, boasting at 32% submission rate over Fortune's 8%.
Vitaly Minakov is the older man by 5 years, at 37 years old.
Minakov has a height advantage of 1 inch over Fortune. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Minakov is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Fortune, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 13 more professional rounds, 42 to Fortune's 29.
Minakov vs Fortune form
Fortune has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Daniel James at Bellator 288 on 18th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Rakim Cleveland at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at SAP Center, San Jose.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Linton Vassell at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.
Before that, he had won against Matt Mitrione at Bellator 262 on 16th July 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had beat Jack May at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Minakov's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Fortune's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Minakov vs Fortune?
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