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Patricky Pitbull vs Eddie Alvarez preview
When is Pitbull vs Alvarez?
Patricky Pitbull could potentially take on Eddie Alvarez, in Spring 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Pitbull vs Alvarez stats
Patricky Pitbull would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Eddie Alvarez would make his way to the cage with a record of 30 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Pitbull would have a slight advantage in power over Alvarez, with a 67% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 60%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Alvarez would have an advantage over Pitbull, with a 20% submission rate over Pitbull's 4%.
Patricky Pitbull is the younger man by 2 years, at 37 years old.
Alvarez has a height advantage of 2 inches over Pitbull. Despite this, he has 2-inch reach advantage.
Pitbull is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2005, 1 year and 8 months later than Alvarez, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 1 more professional rounds, 78 to Alvarez's 77.
Pitbull vs Alvarez form
Patricky Pitbull has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Usman Nurmagomedov at Bellator 288 on 18th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Peter Queally at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Peter Queally at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Before that, he had beat Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
He had lost to Tofiq Musayev at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Alvarez has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Rae Yoon Ok at ONE on TNT 4 on 28th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had won against Eduard Folayang at ONE Championship – Dawn of Heroes on 2nd August 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Timofey Nastyukhin at ONE Championship – A New Era on 31st March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Before that, he had lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.
He had beat Justin Gaethje at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Patricky Pitbull has been fighting more than Eddie Alvarez.
Patricky Pitbull last fought 4 months and 6 days ago, while Eddie Alvarez's last outing was 1 year, 10 months and 24 days ago.
Pitbull's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Alvarez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Pitbull vs Alvarez?
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