Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
15-0-0
26-4-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight

The tape

27
Age
35
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Full record

KO 2UD 5SUB 2KO 2KO 1
Form
KO 2KO 1KO 3UD 5UD 5
15
Wins
26
5
By KO
13
33
KO%
50
8
By Sub
3
53
SUB%
12
0
Losses
4
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2012
15
Bouts
30
25
Rounds
82
1 hours, 34 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 7 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
4

Ilia Topuria vs Alexander Volkanovski preview

When is Topuria vs Volkanovski II?

Ilia Topuria could potentially take on Alexander Volkanovski, in Late 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Topuria vs Volkanovski II 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.

Alexander Volkanovski would make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Volkanovski would have an advantage in power over Topuria, with a 50% knock out percentage over Topuria's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Topuria would have a massive advantage over Volkanovski, boasting a 53% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

Ilia Topuria is the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.

Topuria has a height advantage of 1 inch over Volkanovski. Despite this, Volkanovski has 3-inch reach advantage.

Topuria is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 10 months later than Volkanovski, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 57 less professional rounds, 25 to Volkanovski's 82.

Topuria vs Volkanovski II 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.

Volkanovski has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Ilia Topuria 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 been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Yair Rodriguez at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

He had defeated Max Holloway at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Ilia Topuria.

Ilia Topuria last fought 2 months and 1 day ago, while Alexander Volkanovski's last outing was 2 months and 1 day 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.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Topuria vs Volkanovski II?

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