Current rankings @ Featherweight
Ilia Topuria vs Charles Jourdain preview
When is Topuria vs Jourdain?
Ilia Topuria could potentially square off against Charles Jourdain, in Spring 2022.
The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Topuria vs Jourdain stats
Ilia Topuria would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Charles Jourdain would make his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Jourdain would have a large advantage in power over Topuria, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Topuria's 33%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have a large advantage over Jourdain, boasting at 58% submission rate over Jourdain's 31%.
Ilia Topuria is the younger man by 1 year, at 26 years old.
Jourdain has a height advantage of 2 inches over Topuria. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Topuria is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Jourdain, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 36 less professional rounds, 16 to Jourdain's 52.
Topuria vs Jourdain form
Topuria remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Bryce Mitchell at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jai Herbert at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ryan Hall at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Youssef Zalal 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.
He had won against Brian Bouland at Cage Warriors 94 on 16th June 2018 by unanimous decision in the 1st round in their Cage Warriors Bantamweight championship fight at Lotto Arena, Antwerp, Belgium.
Charles Jourdain has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Nathaniel Wood at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Shane Burgos at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Lando Vannata at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Andre Ewell at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had lost to Julian Erosa at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Charles Jourdain has been fighting more than Ilia Topuria.
Ilia Topuria last fought 3 months and 15 days ago, while Charles Jourdain's last outing was 6 months and 22 days ago.
Topuria's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Jourdain's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Topuria vs Jourdain?
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