Autumn/Fall 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
49-8-2
15-6-0

The tape

37
Age
45
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 1KO 3UD 5SD 3
Form
KO 3KO 3SD 3UD 5UD 3
49
Wins
15
28
By KO
13
57
KO%
87
12
By Sub
0
24
SUB%
0
8
Losses
6
1
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
0
2
Draws
0
2003
Debut
2009
59
Bouts
21
110
Rounds
60
7 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 23 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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1
Bellator
-
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Tapology
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Gegard Mousasi vs Yoel Romero preview

When is Mousasi vs Romero?

Gegard Mousasi could set to fight Yoel Romero, in Autumn/Fall 2022.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Mousasi vs Romero stats

Gegard Mousasi would step into the octagon with a record of 49 wins, 8 loses and 2 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Yoel Romero would make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Romero would have a large advantage in power over Mousasi, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Mousasi's 57%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Mousasi would have a large advantage over Romero, boasting at 24% submission rate over Romero's 0%.

Gegard Mousasi is the younger man by 8 years, at 37 years old.

Mousasi has a height advantage of 2 inches over Romero. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Mousasi is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 38 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 6 years and 7 months earlier than Romero, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 50 more professional rounds, 110 to Romero's 60.

Mousasi vs Romero form

Mousasi has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Johnny Eblen at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Austin Vanderford at Bellator MMA on 25th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Going into that contest, he had beat John Salter at Bellator 264 on 13th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Before that, he had won against Douglas Lima at Bellator 250 on 29th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had beat Lyoto Machida at Bellator 228 on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood.

Yoel Romero has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 285 on 23rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Polizzi at Bellator 280 on 6th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Phil Davis at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Paulo Costa at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gegard Mousasi has been fighting more than Yoel Romero.

Gegard Mousasi last fought 5 months and 8 days ago, while Yoel Romero's last outing was 2 months and 9 days ago.

Mousasi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Romero's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 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 Mousasi vs Romero?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Mousasi vs Romero 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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