Current rankings @ Welterweight
Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje preview
When is Oliveira vs Gaethje II?
Charles Oliveira could potentially take on Justin Gaethje, in Autumn/Fall 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Oliveira vs Gaethje II stats
Charles Oliveira would step into the octagon with a record of 33 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 21 by submission.
Justin Gaethje would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Gaethje would have a massive power advantage over Oliveira, boosting at 79% knock out percentage over Oliveira's 27%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Oliveira would have a massive advantage over Gaethje, boasting at 64% submission rate over Gaethje's 4%.
Charles Oliveira is the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Gaethje has a height advantage of 1 inch over Oliveira. Despite this, he has 4-inch reach advantage.
Oliveira is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Gaethje, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 16 more professional rounds, 75 to Gaethje's 59.
Oliveira vs Gaethje II form
Oliveira has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Michael Chandler at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had beat Tony Ferguson at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Gaethje has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Rafael Fiziev at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Michael Chandler at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had won against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Charles Oliveira has been fighting more than Justin Gaethje.
Charles Oliveira last fought 7 months and 8 days ago, while Justin Gaethje's last outing was 2 months and 12 days ago.
Oliveira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Gaethje's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 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 Oliveira vs Gaethje II?
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