Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Usman vs Muhammad?
Kamaru Usman could potentially fight Belal Muhammad, in Spring 2022.
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, 2 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 22 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 23%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Usman and Muhammad would be pretty equal, both with a 5% submission rate.
Kamaru Usman is the older man by 1 year, at 35 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, 68 to Muhammad's 74.
Usman vs Muhammad 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 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had won against 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.
Muhammad has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Sean Brady at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, 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.
He had won against Leon Edwards at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Belal Muhammad has been fighting more than Kamaru Usman.
Kamaru Usman last fought 3 months and 12 days ago, while Belal Muhammad's last outing was 1 month and 10 days ago.
Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 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.
Muhammad's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 5 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 Muhammad?
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