Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Miocic vs Blaydes?
Stipe Miocic could potentially face Curtis Blaydes, in Summer 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Miocic vs Blaydes stats
Stipe Miocic would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Curtis Blaydes would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Miocic would have a slight advantage in power over Blaydes, with a 75% knock out percentage over Blaydes' 71%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Miocic and Blaydes would be pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Stipe Miocic is the older man by 9 years, at 40 years old.
Miocic is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years and 3 months earlier than Blaydes, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 6 more professional rounds, 53 to Blaydes' 47.
Miocic vs Blaydes form
Miocic has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Francis NGannou at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Before that, he had been beaten by Daniel Cormier at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
He had won against Francis NGannou at UFC 220 on 20th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.
Blaydes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Tom Aspinall at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Curtis Blaydes has been fighting more than Stipe Miocic.
Stipe Miocic last fought 1 year, 8 months and 2 days ago, while Curtis Blaydes' last outing was 4 months and 6 days ago.
Miocic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Blaydes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Miocic vs Blaydes?
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