Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
20-4-0
18-0-0

The tape

37
Age
29
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

MD 3MD 5KO 5UD 5KO 2
Form
SUB 2SUB 3SUB 2KO 1SUB 2
20
Wins
18
9
By KO
8
45
KO%
44
1
By Sub
10
5
SUB%
56
4
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2014
24
Bouts
18
76
Rounds
29
5 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

1
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
3

Kamaru Usman vs Shavkat Rakhmonov preview

When is Usman vs Rakhmonov?

Kamaru Usman could potentially face the challenge of Shavkat Rakhmonov, in Late 2024.

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 Rakhmonov 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.

Shavkat Rakhmonov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 18 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Usman would have a slight advantage in power over Rakhmonov, with a 45% knock out percentage over Rakhmonov's 44%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Rakhmonov would have a massive advantage over Usman, boasting a 56% submission rate over Usman's 5%.

Kamaru Usman is the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.

Rakhmonov has a height advantage of 1 inch over Usman. Despite this, he has a 1-inch reach advantage.

Usman is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Rakhmonov, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 47 more professional rounds, 76 to Rakhmonov's 29.

Usman vs Rakhmonov 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.

Rakhmonov remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Geoff Neal at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Carlston Harris at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Michel Prazeres at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Shavkat Rakhmonov has been fighting more than Kamaru Usman.

Kamaru Usman last fought 8 months and 19 days ago, while Shavkat Rakhmonov's last outing was 6 months and 24 days ago.

Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Rakhmonov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Usman vs Rakhmonov?

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