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Francis NGannou vs Arjan Bhullar preview
When is NGannou vs Bhullar?
Francis NGannou could potentially square off against Arjan Bhullar, in Late 2023.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
NGannou vs Bhullar stats
Francis NGannou would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Arjan Bhullar would make his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest N'Gannou would have a massive power advantage over Bhullar, boasting at 71% knock out percentage over Bhullar's 36%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest N'Gannou would have a large advantage over Bhullar, boasting at 24% submission rate over Bhullar's 0%.
Francis NGannou is the younger man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
N'Gannou has a height advantage of 4 inches over Bhullar. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
N'Gannou is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 months earlier than Bhullar, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 3 more professional rounds, 36 to Bhullar's 33.
NGannou vs Bhullar form
N'Gannou has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he won against Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Stipe Miocic at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.
He had won against Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
N'Gannou's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Bhullar's last 2 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What are the odds on NGannou vs Bhullar?
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