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Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Vanderford vs Jeffery?
Austin Vanderford will face the challenge of Aaron Jeffery, during the main card of Bellator 284, on Friday 12th August 2022 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Vanderford vs Jeffery stats
Austin Vanderford steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Aaron Jeffery will make his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Jeffery has a massive power advantage over Vanderford, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Vanderford's 30%.
Austin Vanderford is the older man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Jeffery has a height advantage of 3 inches over Vanderford. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Vanderford is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 5 months later than Jeffery, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 15 less professional rounds, 23 to Jeffery's 38.
Vanderford vs Jeffery form
Vanderford remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he lost to Gegard Mousasi at Bellator MMA on 25th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Previous to that, he had beat Fabian Edwards at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Vinicius de Jesus at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had beat Grachik Bozinyan at Bellator 234 on 14th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, Israel.
He had defeated Cody Jones at Bellator 215 on 15th February 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Vanderford's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Jeffery's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
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