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Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Strickland vs Allen II?
Sean Strickland could potentially face Brendan Allen, in Early 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Strickland vs Allen II stats
Sean Strickland would step into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Brendan Allen would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 14 by submission.
The stats suggest Strickland would have an advantage in power over Allen, with a 39% knock out percentage over Allen's 22%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Allen would have a massive advantage over Strickland, boosting at 61% submission rate over Strickland's 14%.
Sean Strickland is the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Allen has a height advantage of 1 inch over Strickland. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.
Strickland is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 5 months earlier than Allen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 24 more professional rounds, 84 to Allen's 60.
Strickland vs Allen II form
Strickland has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Israel Adesanya at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jared Cannonier at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Alex Pereira at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Brendan Allen has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig on 18th November 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by submission in the 1st round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had beat André Muniz at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
He had won against Jacob Malkoun at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
In terms of recent activity, Sean Strickland has been fighting more than Brendan Allen.
Sean Strickland last fought 2 months and 19 days ago, while Brendan Allen's last outing was 10 days ago.
Strickland's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Allen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Strickland vs Allen II?
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