Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Ngannou vs Rozenstruik?
Francis NGannou could potentially face the challenge of Jairzinho Rozenstruik, in Late 2022.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Ngannou vs Rozenstruik 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.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik would make his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Rozenstruik would have a large advantage in power over N'Gannou, boosting at 92% knock out percentage over N'Gannou's 71%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest N'Gannou would have a large advantage over Rozenstruik, boasting at 24% submission rate over Rozenstruik's 0%.
Francis NGannou is the older man by 2 years, at 37 years old.
N'Gannou has 5-inch reach advantage.
N'Gannou is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 6 months later than Rozenstruik, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 4 more professional rounds, 36 to Rozenstruik's 32.
Ngannou vs Rozenstruik 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 beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis.
He had defeated Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Jailton Almeida at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Chris Daukaus at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Curtis Blaydes at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
In terms of recent activity, Jairzinho Rozenstruik has been fighting more than Francis NGannou.
Francis NGannou last fought 1 year, 7 months and 30 days ago, while Jairzinho Rozenstruik's last outing was 4 months and 8 days ago.
N'Gannou's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Rozenstruik's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Ngannou vs Rozenstruik?
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