Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
20-4-0
23-3-0

The tape

37
Age
36
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

MD 3MD 5KO 5UD 5KO 2
Form
UD 5KO 2UD 5UD 3UD 3
20
Wins
23
9
By KO
5
45
KO%
22
1
By Sub
1
5
SUB%
4
4
Losses
3
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
24
Bouts
27
76
Rounds
79
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 16 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

1
UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
2

Kamaru Usman vs Belal Muhammad preview

When is Usman vs Muhammad?

Kamaru Usman could potentially fight Belal Muhammad, in Autumn/Fall 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, 4 losses 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 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Usman would have a large advantage in power over Muhammad, boasting a 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 37 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 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 months later than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 3 less professional rounds, 76 to Muhammad's 79.

Usman vs Muhammad 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 been defeated 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.

Before that, 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.

He had beaten 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.

Muhammad has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 was victorious 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 won against 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 beaten Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He had defeated Demian Maia at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Belal Muhammad has been fighting more than Kamaru Usman.

Kamaru Usman last fought 8 months and 25 days ago, while Belal Muhammad's last outing was 1 year, 2 months and 10 days ago.

Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 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 3 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 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?

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