Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Usman vs Muhammad?
Kamaru Usman could potentially fight Belal Muhammad, in Spring 2024.
The fight would take place 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 Muhammad stats
Kamaru Usman would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Belal Muhammad would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Usman would have a large advantage in power over Muhammad, boasting at 45% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 22%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Usman would have a slight advantage over Muhammad, with a 5% submission rate over Muhammad's 4%.
Kamaru Usman is the older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Usman has a height advantage of 1 inch over Muhammad. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Usman is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 months later than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 6 less professional rounds, 73 to Muhammad's 79.
Usman vs Muhammad form
Usman has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Leon Edwards at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had beat 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.
He had defeated 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.
Muhammad has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he won against Gilbert Burns at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Sean Brady at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had won against Demian Maia at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Belal Muhammad has been fighting more than Kamaru Usman.
Kamaru Usman last fought 6 months and 6 days ago, while Belal Muhammad's last outing was 4 months and 18 days ago.
Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Muhammad's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Usman vs Muhammad?
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