Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
28-6-0
6-0-0

The tape

33
Age
28
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

SD 5UD 5KO 2UD 5SD 5
Form
SUB 2KO 1SUB 1
28
Wins
6
11
By KO
2
39
KO%
33
4
By Sub
4
14
SUB%
67
6
Losses
0
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2022
34
Bouts
6
89
Rounds
7
6 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
14 minutes, 37 seconds

Current rankings @ Middleweight

1
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
-

Sean Strickland vs Bo Nickal preview

When is Strickland vs Nickal?

Sean Strickland could potentially fight Bo Nickal, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Strickland vs Nickal stats

Sean Strickland would step into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Bo Nickal would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 6 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Strickland would have a slight advantage in power over Nickal, with a 39% knock out percentage over Nickal's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Nickal would have a massive advantage over Strickland, boasting a 67% submission rate over Strickland's 14%.

Sean Strickland is the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.

Strickland is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 28 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 14 years and 2 months earlier than Nickal, whose first professional fight was in 2022. He has fought 82 more professional rounds, 89 to Nickal's 7.

Strickland vs Nickal form

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

In his last fight, he lost to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by split decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Previous to that, he had won against Israel Adesanya at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had beaten 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.

Before that, he had defeated Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

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.

Activity check

Strickland's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Nickal's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Strickland vs Nickal?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Strickland vs Nickal yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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