Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
15-0-0
24-4-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight

The tape

27
Age
34
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

KO 2UD 5SUB 2KO 2KO 1
Form
UD 3KO 2SD 5KO 2SD 5
15
Wins
24
5
By KO
3
33
KO%
13
8
By Sub
8
53
SUB%
33
0
Losses
4
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2011
15
Bouts
28
25
Rounds
76
1 hours, 34 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 52 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
8

Ilia Topuria vs Aljamain Sterling preview

When is Topuria vs Sterling?

Ilia Topuria could potentially take on Aljamain Sterling, in Autumn/Fall 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 Sterling 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.

Aljamain Sterling would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Topuria would have an advantage in power over Sterling, with a 33% knock out percentage over Sterling's 13%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have an advantage over Sterling, with a 53% submission rate over Sterling's 33%.

Ilia Topuria is the younger man by 7 years, at 27 years old.

Sterling has 2-inch reach advantage.

Topuria is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 11 months later than Sterling, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 51 less professional rounds, 25 to Sterling's 76.

Topuria vs Sterling 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.

Sterling has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Calvin Kattar at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Sean O’Malley at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Henry Cejudo at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Before that, he was victorious against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had won against Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Aljamain Sterling has been fighting more than Ilia Topuria.

Ilia Topuria last fought 2 months and 1 day ago, while Aljamain Sterling's last outing was 5 days ago.

Topuria's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Topuria vs Sterling?

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

Ilia Topuria vs Aljamain Sterling news

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