Jun 17 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Nicolas Dalby
Dalby
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19-3-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - Sun 1:00am

21-4-1

The tape

38
Age
38
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
69.7" / 177 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm

Full record

KO 3KO 2UD 3UD 3SUB 2
Form
SD 3UD 3UD 3UD 3NC
19
Wins
21
13
By KO
6
68
KO%
29
2
By Sub
4
11
SUB%
19
3
Losses
4
1
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
2011
Debut
2010
22
Bouts
28
35
Rounds
77
2 hours, 12 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 49 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Muslim Salikhov vs Nicolas Dalby preview

When is Salikhov vs Dalby?

Muslim Salikhov will face the challenge of Nicolas Dalby during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier, on Saturday 17th June 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Salikhov vs Dalby stats

Muslim Salikhov steps into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Nicolas Dalby will make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Salikhov has a massive power advantage over Dalby, boasting at 68% knock out percentage over Dalby's 29%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dalby will have a slight advantage over Salikhov, with a 19% submission rate over Salikhov's 11%.

Muslim Salikhov is the same age as Nicolas Dalby, at 38 years old.

Dalby has 4-inch reach advantage.

Salikhov is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 4 months later than Dalby, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 42 less professional rounds, 35 to Dalby's 77.

Salikhov vs Dalby form

Salikhov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he beat Andre Fialho at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jingliang Li at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Before that, he had won against Laureano Staropoli at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

He had lost to Alex Garcia at UFC Fight Night 122 on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China.

Nicolas Dalby has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Warlley Alves at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had beat Claudio Silva at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Tim Means at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Alex Oliveira at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.

He had defeated Ross Houston at Cage Warriors 106 on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in the 5th round in their Cage Warriors Welterweight championship fight at Eventim Apollo, London, England.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Nicolas Dalby has been fighting more than Muslim Salikhov.

Muslim Salikhov last fought 6 months and 19 days ago, while Nicolas Dalby's last outing was 4 months and 17 days ago.

Salikhov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Dalby's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Salikhov vs Dalby?

Muslim Salikhov is currently 4/9 (-230) to win the clash outright, while you can get 17/10 (+170) on Nicolas Dalby if you fancy the upset.

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