Current rankings @ Welterweight
Kamaru Usman vs Charles Oliveira preview
When is Usman vs Oliveira?
Kamaru Usman could potentially fight Charles Oliveira, in Summer 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 Oliveira 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.
Charles Oliveira would make his way to the cage with a record of 33 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 21 by submission.
The stats suggest Usman would have an advantage in power over Oliveira, with a 45% knock out percentage over Oliveira's 27%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Oliveira would have a massive advantage over Usman, boosting at 64% submission rate over Usman's 5%.
Kamaru Usman is the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Usman has a height advantage of 2 inches over Oliveira. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Usman is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 8 months later than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 7 less professional rounds, 68 to Oliveira's 75.
Usman vs Oliveira 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.
Oliveira has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he Islam Makhachev at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Michael Chandler at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had beat Tony Ferguson at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Charles Oliveira has been fighting more than Kamaru Usman.
Kamaru Usman last fought 6 months and 26 days ago, while Charles Oliveira's last outing was 4 months and 24 days ago.
Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Oliveira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Usman vs Oliveira?
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