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When is Nurmagomedov vs Primus?
Usman Nurmagomedov is set to face Brent Primus in the main event of Bellator 300, on Saturday 7th October 2023 at Pechanga Arena in San Diego.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
This contest is for the Bellator lightweight championship.
Nurmagomedov vs Primus stats
Usman Nurmagomedov steps into the octagon with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Brent Primus will make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Nurmagomedov has a large advantage in power over Primus, boasting at 47% knock out percentage over Primus' 17%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Primus will have an advantage over Nurmagomedov, with a 50% submission rate over Nurmagomedov's 35%.
Usman Nurmagomedov is the younger man by 13 years, at 25 years old.
Nurmagomedov has a height advantage of 1 inch over Primus. Despite this, Primus has 1-inch reach advantage.
Nurmagomedov is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 6 year and 6 months later than Primus, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 4 less professional rounds, 28 to Primus' 32.
Nurmagomedov vs Primus form
Nurmagomedov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Benson Henderson at Bellator 292 on 10th March 2023 by in the 1st round in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Patricky Pitbull at Bellator 288 on 18th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago.
Going into that contest, he had beat Chris Gonzalez at Bellator MMA on 22nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma.
Before that, he had won against Patrik Pietila at Bellator MMA on 23rd October 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at VTB Arena, Moscow, Russia.
He had beat Manny Muro at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Brent Primus has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Mansour Barnaoui at Bellator MMA Paris on 12th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Shabliy at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Benson Henderson at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Footprint Center, Phoenix.
Before that, he had lost to Islam Mamedov at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood.
He had won against Chris Bungard at Bellator 240 on 22nd February 2020 by submission in the 1st round at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland.
In terms of recent activity, Usman Nurmagomedov has been fighting more than Brent Primus.
Usman Nurmagomedov last fought 6 months and 12 days ago, while Brent Primus' last outing was 4 months and 10 days ago.
Nurmagomedov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Primus' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 7 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Nurmagomedov vs Primus?
Usman Nurmagomedov is currently 1/12 (-1200) to win the contest outright, while you can get 7/1 (+700) on Brent Primus if you fancy the massive upset.
Nurmagomedov vs Primus US streams
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Nurmagomedov vs Primus UK streams
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