Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Usman vs Chiesa?
Kamaru Usman could potentially face Michael Chiesa, in Late 2021.
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, 2 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 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws and 11 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 61% submission rate over Usman's 5%.
Kamaru Usman is the older man by 1 year, at 35 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 less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer 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 17 more professional rounds, 68 to Chiesa's 51.
Usman vs Chiesa 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.
Michael Chiesa has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Sean Brady at UFC Vegas 43 on 20th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Vicente Luque at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Diego Sanchez at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Kamaru Usman has been fighting more than Michael Chiesa.
Kamaru Usman last fought 3 months and 6 days ago, while Michael Chiesa's last outing was 1 year and 6 days ago.
Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 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 3 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Usman vs Chiesa?
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