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Bruno Souza vs Canaan Kawaihae preview
When is Souza vs Kawaihae?
Bruno Souza could potentially face Canaan Kawaihae, in Autumn/Fall 2021.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Souza vs Kawaihae stats
Bruno Souza would step into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Canaan Kawaihae would make his way to the cage with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Kawaihae would have a slight advantage in power over Souza, with a 20% knock out percentage over Souza's 10%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Kawaihae would have a massive advantage over Souza, boosting at 60% submission rate over Souza's 20%.
Bruno Souza is the older man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Kawaihae has a height advantage of 5 inches over Souza. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Souza is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 months earlier than Kawaihae, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 26 more professional rounds, 37 to Kawaihae's 11.
Souza vs Kawaihae form
Souza has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Luis Salda a at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Melsik Baghdasaryan at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had beat Javier Garcia at LFA 114 on 27th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their LFA Featherweight championship fight at The Factory at the District, St. Louis.
Before that, he had won against Elijah Johns at LFA 102 on 19th March 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, Shawnee.
He had beat Guilherme Santos at LFA 95 on 20th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hartman Arena, Park City.
Souza's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Kawaihae's last 2 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Souza vs Kawaihae?
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