Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
15-0-0
25-6-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight

The tape

27
Age
29
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

KO 2UD 5SUB 2KO 2KO 1
Form
UD 3KO 1KO 1SUB 1UD 3
15
Wins
25
5
By KO
10
33
KO%
40
8
By Sub
12
53
SUB%
48
0
Losses
6
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012
15
Bouts
31
25
Rounds
60
1 hours, 34 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
9

Ilia Topuria vs Diego Lopes preview

When is Topuria vs Lopes?

Ilia Topuria could potentially face the challenge of Diego Lopes, in Late 2024.

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).

Topuria vs Lopes stats

Ilia Topuria would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Diego Lopes would make his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 12 by submission.

The stats suggest Lopes would have a slight advantage in power over Topuria, with a 40% knock out percentage over Topuria's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have a slight advantage over Lopes, with a 53% submission rate over Lopes' 48%.

Ilia Topuria is the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.

Lopes has a height advantage of 4 inches over Topuria. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Topuria is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 6 months later than Lopes, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 35 less professional rounds, 25 to Lopes' 60.

Topuria vs Lopes form

Topuria remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Josh Emmett at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Bryce Mitchell at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Jai Herbert at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

He had won against Ryan Hall at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Lopes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Dan Ige at UFC 303 on 29th June 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Sodiq Yusuff at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Pat Sabatini at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had won against Gavin Tucker at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.

He had lost to Movsar Evloev at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Diego Lopes has been fighting more than Ilia Topuria.

Ilia Topuria last fought 4 months and 22 days ago, while Diego Lopes' last outing was 10 days ago.

Topuria's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Lopes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Topuria vs Lopes?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Topuria vs Lopes 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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