Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ NGannou vs Werdum
17-3-0
24-9-1

The tape

37
Age
46
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2KO 1KO 1KO 1
Form
KO 1SUB 1KO 4UD 5SUB 1
17
Wins
24
12
By KO
6
71
KO%
25
4
By Sub
12
24
SUB%
50
3
Losses
9
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2002
20
Bouts
34
36
Rounds
76
2 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 32 minutes

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Francis NGannou vs Fabricio Werdum preview

When is NGannou vs Werdum?

Francis NGannou could potentially square off against Fabricio Werdum, in Late 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the NGannou vs Werdum division, which means the weight limit would be pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).

NGannou vs Werdum stats

Francis NGannou would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Fabricio Werdum would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 12 by submission.

The stats suggest N'Gannou would have a massive power advantage over Werdum, boasting a 71% knock out percentage over Werdum's 25%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Werdum would have a large advantage over N'Gannou, boasting a 50% submission rate over N'Gannou's 24%.

Francis NGannou is the younger man by 9 years, at 37 years old.

N'Gannou has a 6-inch reach advantage.

N'Gannou is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 years and 5 months later than Werdum, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 40 less professional rounds, 36 to Werdum's 76.

NGannou vs Werdum form

N'Gannou has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 opponents and 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 beaten 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 defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he was victorious against 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.

Fabricio Werdum has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Renan Ferreira at PFL 2021 #3 on 6th May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night 127 on 17th March 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night 121 on 18th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

He was victorious against Walt Harris at UFC 216 on 7th October 2017 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Francis NGannou has been fighting more than Fabricio Werdum.

Francis NGannou last fought 2 years, 5 months and 18 days ago, while Fabricio Werdum's last outing was 3 years, 2 months and 4 days ago.

N'Gannou's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Werdum's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on NGannou vs Werdum?

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