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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor preview
When is Nurmagomedov vs McGregor II?
Khabib Nurmagomedov could potentially face the challenge of Conor McGregor, in Late 2021.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Nurmagomedov vs McGregor II stats
Khabib Nurmagomedov would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Conor McGregor would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Nurmagomedov, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 28%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nurmagomedov would have a massive advantage over McGregor, boasting at 38% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is the same age as Conor McGregor, at 34 years old.
Nurmagomedov has a height advantage of 1 inch over McGregor. Despite this, McGregor has 4-inch reach advantage.
Nurmagomedov is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 months later than McGregor, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 60 to McGregor's 45.
Nurmagomedov vs McGregor II form
Nurmagomedov remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he won against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at du Arena, Abu Dhabi.
Going into that contest, he had beat Conor McGregor at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by in the 4th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Al Iaquinta at UFC 223 on 7th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
He had won against Edson Barboza at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Nurmagomedov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
McGregor's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Nurmagomedov vs McGregor II?
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