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When is Rothwell vs Lima?
Ben Rothwell is set to face the challenge of Marcos Rog rio de Lima, during the main card of UFC Vegas 42, on Saturday 13th November 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Rothwell vs Lima stats
Ben Rothwell steps into the ring with a record of 38 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Marcos Rog rio de Lima will make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Rothwell has a slight advantage in power over Lima, with a 74% knock out percentage over Lima's 72%.
Ben Rothwell is the older man by 3 years, at 39 years old.
Rothwell has a height advantage of 3 inches over Lima. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Rothwell is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 25 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 8 years and 2 months earlier than Lima, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 46 more professional rounds, 87 to Lima's 41.
Rothwell vs Lima form
Rothwell has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he won against Chris Barnett at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by in the 2nd round in the United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Before that, he had beat Stefan Struve at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..
He had lost to Andrei Arlovski at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.
Rothwell's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Lima's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
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UFC Vegas 42 Tickets
UFC APEX, Las Vegas
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: 4pm est