Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
Marcelo Golm
Golm
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23-8-0
10-4-0

The tape

40
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 1SD 3KO 2KO 2
Form
KO 3SUB 3KO 1KO 1UD 3
23
Wins
10
10
By KO
7
43
KO%
70
8
By Sub
3
35
SUB%
30
8
Losses
4
4
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2015
32
Bouts
14
65
Rounds
23
4 hours, 30 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 20 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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1
Bellator
7
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Tapology
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Linton Vassell vs Marcelo Golm preview

When is Vassell vs Golm?

Linton Vassell could potentially face Marcelo Golm, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Vassell vs Golm stats

Linton Vassell would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Marcelo Golm would make his way to the cage with a record of 10 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Golm would have a large advantage in power over Vassell, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Vassell's 43%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vassell would have a slight advantage over Golm, with a 35% submission rate over Golm's 30%.

Linton Vassell is the older man by 9 years, at 40 years old.

Vassell has a height advantage of 1 inch over Golm. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Vassell is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 years and 7 months earlier than Golm, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 42 more professional rounds, 65 to Golm's 23.

Vassell vs Golm form

Vassell has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he beat Valentin Moldavsky at Bellator 292 on 10th March 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Timothy Johnson at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at SAP Center, San Jose.

Going into that contest, he had won against Tyrell Fortune at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.

Before that, he had beat Ronny Markes at Bellator 254 on 10th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had defeated Sergei Kharitonov at Bellator 234 on 14th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Golm has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Daniel James at Bellator 293 on 31st March 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Davion Franklin at Bellator MMA on 22nd July 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Billy Swanson at Bellator 265 on 20th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

Before that, he had been beaten by Sergei Pavlovich at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.

He had lost to Timothy Johnson at UFC Fight Night 125 on 3rd February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mangueirinho Gymnasium, Belem, Brazil.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Linton Vassell has been fighting more than Marcelo Golm.

Linton Vassell last fought 11 months and 17 days ago, while Marcelo Golm's last outing was 10 months and 27 days ago.

Vassell's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Golm's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 19 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 Vassell vs Golm?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Vassell vs Golm 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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