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Arman Tsarukyan vs Joaquim Silva preview
When is Tsarukyan vs Silva?
Arman Tsarukyan is set to fight Joaquim Silva in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier, on Saturday 17th June 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Tsarukyan vs Silva stats
Arman Tsarukyan steps into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Joaquim Silva will make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Silva has a large advantage in power over Tsarukyan, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Tsarukyan's 37%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Tsarukyan will have a slight advantage over Silva, with a 26% submission rate over Silva's 25%.
Arman Tsarukyan is the younger man by 8 years, at 26 years old.
Silva has a height advantage of 1 inch over Tsarukyan. Despite this, he has 3-inch reach advantage.
Tsarukyan is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 year and 11 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 23 more professional rounds, 48 to Silva's 25.
Tsarukyan vs Silva form
Tsarukyan has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Damir Ismagulov at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Joel Alvarez at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Christos Giagos at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Olivier Aubin Mercier at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
Tsarukyan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Silva's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Tsarukyan vs Silva?
Arman Tsarukyan is currently 1/10 (-1000) to win the fight outright, while you can get 6/1 (+600) on Joaquim Silva if you fancy the massive upset.
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