Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
18-0-0
19-6-0

The tape

29
Age
30
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
77.2" / 196 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

SUB 2SUB 3SUB 2KO 1SUB 2
Form
UD 3KO 2UD 3KO 2KO 2
18
Wins
19
8
By KO
13
44
KO%
68
10
By Sub
0
56
SUB%
0
0
Losses
6
0
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2014
18
Bouts
25
29
Rounds
55
1 hours, 57 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

3
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
11

Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Joaquin Buckley preview

When is Rakhmonov vs Buckley?

Shavkat Rakhmonov could potentially square off against Joaquin Buckley, in Late 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Rakhmonov vs Buckley stats

Shavkat Rakhmonov would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Joaquin Buckley would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

The stats suggest Buckley would have a large advantage in power over Rakhmonov, boasting a 68% knock out percentage over Rakhmonov's 44%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rakhmonov would have a massive advantage over Buckley, boasting a 56% submission rate over Buckley's 0%.

Shavkat Rakhmonov is the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Rakhmonov has a height advantage of 3 inches over Buckley. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Rakhmonov is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 month later than Buckley, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 26 less professional rounds, 29 to Buckley's 55.

Rakhmonov vs Buckley form

Rakhmonov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Stephen Thompson at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Geoff Neal at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Carlston Harris at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Michel Prazeres at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Buckley has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Nursulton Ruziboev at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Nascimento on 11th May 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Enterprise Center, St. Louis, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot on 30th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Alex Morono at UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Andre Fialho at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Chris Curtis at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joaquin Buckley has been fighting more than Shavkat Rakhmonov.

Shavkat Rakhmonov last fought 5 months and 21 days ago, while Joaquin Buckley's last outing was 26 days ago.

Rakhmonov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Buckley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Rakhmonov vs Buckley?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Rakhmonov vs Buckley yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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