Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Vera vs S. Nurmagomedov?
Marlon Vera could potentially square off against Said Nurmagomedov, in Summer 2022.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Vera vs S. Nurmagomedov stats
Marlon Vera would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Said Nurmagomedov would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Vera would have an advantage in power over Nurmagomedov, with a 40% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 25%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vera would have an advantage over Nurmagomedov, with a 40% submission rate over Nurmagomedov's 25%.
Marlon Vera is the same age as Said Nurmagomedov, at 30 years old.
Vera is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 9 months later than Nurmagomedov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 30 more professional rounds, 68 to Nurmagomedov's 38.
Vera vs S. Nurmagomedov form
Vera has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he won against Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Rob Font at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera on 30th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Frankie Edgar at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Before that, he had defeated Davey Grant at UFC Vegas 29 on 19th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had been beaten by Jose Aldo at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Vera's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Nurmagomedov's last 2 fights have come over a period of 10 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Vera vs S. Nurmagomedov?
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