Feb 11 2023
Saturday

RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia

UFC 284
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
14-3-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

18-2-0

The tape

30
Age
37
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

KO 1UD 5UD 3NCKO 5
Form
SD 5UD 3UD 3KO 1KO 3
14
Wins
18
5
By KO
6
36
KO%
33
3
By Sub
2
21
SUB%
11
3
Losses
2
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2011
18
Bouts
20
45
Rounds
51
3 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 50 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

2
UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
5

Yair Rodriguez vs Josh Emmett preview

When is Rodriguez vs Emmett?

Yair Rodriguez is set to face Josh Emmett in the co-main event of UFC 284, on Saturday 11th February 2023 at RAC Arena in Perth.

The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Rodriguez vs Emmett stats

Yair Rodriguez steps into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Josh Emmett will make his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Rodriguez has a slight advantage in power over Emmett, with a 36% knock out percentage over Emmett's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rodriguez will have a slight advantage over Emmett, with a 21% submission rate over Emmett's 11%.

Yair Rodriguez is the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.

Rodriguez has a height advantage of 5 inches over Emmett. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Rodriguez is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 days later than Emmett, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 6 less professional rounds, 45 to Emmett's 51.

Rodriguez vs Emmett form

Rodriguez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he defeated Brian Ortega at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Max Holloway at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jeremy Stephens at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.

Before that, he had defeated Jeremy Stephens at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.

He had beat Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Pepsi Center, Denver, United States.

Emmett has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Moody Center, Austin, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Dan Ige at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Shane Burgos at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Mirsad Bekti at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Golden1 Center, Sacramento.

He had won against Michael Johnson at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Josh Emmett has been fighting more than Yair Rodriguez.

Yair Rodriguez last fought 4 months and 12 days ago, while Josh Emmett's last outing was 5 months and 10 days ago.

Rodriguez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Emmett's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Rodriguez vs Emmett?

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