Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
20-4-0
16-7-0

The tape

36
Age
36
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

MD 3MD 5KO 5UD 5KO 2
Form
SUB 1UD 3SUB 1UD 5UD 3
20
Wins
16
9
By KO
0
45
KO%
0
1
By Sub
10
5
SUB%
63
4
Losses
7
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
5
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2008
24
Bouts
23
76
Rounds
47
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 11 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

1
UFC
14
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
15

Kamaru Usman vs Michael Chiesa preview

When is Usman vs Chiesa?

Kamaru Usman could potentially face Michael Chiesa, in Summer 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Usman vs Chiesa stats

Kamaru Usman would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Michael Chiesa would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Usman would have a massive power advantage over Chiesa, boasting at 45% knock out percentage over Chiesa's 0%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chiesa would have a massive advantage over Usman, boosting at 63% submission rate over Usman's 5%.

Kamaru Usman is the same age as Michael Chiesa, at 36 years old.

Chiesa has a height advantage of 1 inch over Usman. Despite this, he has 2-inch reach advantage.

Usman is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 3 months later than Chiesa, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 29 more professional rounds, 76 to Chiesa's 47.

Usman vs Chiesa form

Usman has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Leon Edwards at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before 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.

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.

Michael Chiesa has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Kevin Holland at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean Brady at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Vicente Luque at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had beat Neil Magny at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had defeated Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kamaru Usman has been fighting more than Michael Chiesa.

Kamaru Usman last fought 4 months and 6 days ago, while Michael Chiesa's last outing was 6 months and 29 days ago.

Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Chiesa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Usman vs Chiesa?

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

Kamaru Usman vs Michael Chiesa news

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