Summer 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
20-2-0
23-2-0

The tape

35
Age
33
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Full record

KO 5UD 5KO 2KO 3UD 5
Form
KO 5UD 5UD 5UD 5UD 5
20
Wins
23
9
By KO
15
45
KO%
65
1
By Sub
0
5
SUB%
0
2
Losses
2
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
22
Bouts
25
68
Rounds
69
5 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 15 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Kamaru Usman vs Israel Adesanya preview

When is Usman vs Adesanya?

Kamaru Usman could potentially face Israel Adesanya, in Summer 2022.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Usman vs Adesanya stats

Kamaru Usman would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Israel Adesanya would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Adesanya would have an advantage in power over Usman, with a 65% knock out percentage over Usman's 45%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Usman would have a slight advantage over Adesanya, with a 5% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.

Kamaru Usman is the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Adesanya has a height advantage of 4 inches over Usman. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Usman is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 months later than Adesanya, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 1 less professional rounds, 68 to Adesanya's 69.

Usman vs Adesanya form

Usman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Leon Edwards at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Colby Covington at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he had beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Israel Adesanya has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Alex Pereira at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Robert Whittaker at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had beat Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

He had been beaten by Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Israel Adesanya has been fighting more than Kamaru Usman.

Kamaru Usman last fought 3 months and 9 days ago, while Israel Adesanya's last outing was 17 days ago.

Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Adesanya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Usman vs Adesanya?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Usman vs Adesanya 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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