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Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Romanov vs Latifi?
Alexander Romanov is set to take on Ilir Latifi, during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 19th February 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Romanov vs Latifi stats
Alexander Romanov steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Ilir Latifi will make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Latifi has a slight advantage in power over Romanov, with a 43% knock out percentage over Romanov's 40%.
Alexander Romanov is the younger man by 7 years, at 31 years old.
Romanov has a height advantage of 4 inches over Latifi. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Romanov is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 year and 6 months later than Latifi, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 23 to Latifi's 44.
Romanov vs Latifi form
Ilir Latifi has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Tanner Boser at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Derrick Lewis at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Before that, he had been beaten by Corey Anderson at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood, United States.
He had defeated Ovince St. Preux at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando.
Romanov's last 2 fights have come over a period of 9 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Latifi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Romanov vs Latifi US streams
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