Chidi Njokuani
Njokuani
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Sep 17 2022
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Gregory Rodrigues
Rodrigues
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22-7-0

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12-4-0

The tape

33
Age
30
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 1KO 2UD 3SUB 1
Form
KO 1SD 3KO 2UD 3KO 1
22
Wins
12
14
By KO
6
64
KO%
50
1
By Sub
4
5
SUB%
33
7
Losses
4
3
Stopped
2
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2014
30
Bouts
16
60
Rounds
28
3 hours, 58 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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Chidi Njokuani vs Gregory Rodrigues preview

When is Njokuani vs Rodrigues?

Chidi Njokuani is set to face Gregory Rodrigues, during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song, on Saturday 17th September 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Njokuani vs Rodrigues stats

Chidi Njokuani steps into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Gregory Rodrigues will make his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Njokuani has advantage in power over Rodrigues, with a 64% knock out percentage over Rodrigues' 50%.

Chidi Njokuani is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Njokuani has a height advantage of 1 inch over Rodrigues. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Njokuani is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years and 10 months earlier than Rodrigues, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 32 more professional rounds, 60 to Rodrigues' 28.

Njokuani vs Rodrigues form

Chidi Njokuani has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Du ko Todorovi at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Marc Andr Barriault at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Cristhian Torres at LFA 91 on 11th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

Before that, he had been beaten by Rafael Carvalho at Bellator 224 on 12th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.

He had lost to John Salter at Bellator 210 on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at WinStar World Casino and Resort, Thackerville.

Rodrigues has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Julian Marquez at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Moody Center, Austin, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Armen Petrosyan at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jun Yong Park at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Du ko Todorovi at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He had defeated Josh Fremd at LFA 108 on 21st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their LFA Middleweight championship fight at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gregory Rodrigues has been fighting more than Chidi Njokuani.

Chidi Njokuani last fought 2 months and 21 days ago, while Gregory Rodrigues' last outing was 1 month and 24 days ago.

Njokuani's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

Rodrigues' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

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