Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Azamat Murzakanov
Murzakanov
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19-7-0
12-0-0

The tape

34
Age
37
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

SUB 1UD 3UD 3UD 3SD 3
Form
UD 3KO 3KO 3
19
Wins
12
12
By KO
9
63
KO%
75
2
By Sub
1
11
SUB%
8
7
Losses
0
2
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2010
26
Bouts
12
48
Rounds
19
3 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
59 minutes, 3 seconds

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

9
UFC
15
-
Bellator
-
11
Tapology
13

Volkan Oezdemir vs Azamat Murzakanov preview

When is Oezdemir vs Murzakanov?

Volkan Oezdemir could potentially face the challenge of Azamat Murzakanov, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Oezdemir vs Murzakanov stats

Volkan Oezdemir would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Azamat Murzakanov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 12 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Murzakanov would have an advantage in power over Oezdemir, with a 75% knock out percentage over Oezdemir's 63%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Oezdemir would have a slight advantage over Murzakanov, with a 11% submission rate over Murzakanov's 8%.

Volkan Oezdemir is the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Oezdemir has a height advantage of 4 inches over Murzakanov. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Oezdemir is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 months later than Murzakanov, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 29 more professional rounds, 48 to Murzakanov's 19.

Oezdemir vs Murzakanov form

Volkan Oezdemir has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Bogdan Guskov at UFC Fight Night Paris – Gane vs. Spivac on 2nd September 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had lost to Nikita Krylov at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had been beaten by Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He had defeated Aleksandar Rakic at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.

Activity check

Oezdemir's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 6 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Murzakanov's last 3 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Oezdemir vs Murzakanov?

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