Autumn/Fall 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
18-6-1
12-0-0

The tape

29
Age
28
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5UD 5UD 5SUB 1
Form
SUB 1UD 3SUB 1KO 1KO 1
18
Wins
12
2
By KO
6
11
KO%
50
9
By Sub
5
50
SUB%
42
6
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2018
25
Bouts
12
60
Rounds
17
4 hours, 32 minutes
Fight Time
51 minutes, 58 seconds

Current rankings @ Middleweight

3
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
-

Marvin Vettori vs Khamzat Chimaev preview

When is Vettori vs Chimaev?

Marvin Vettori could potentially take on Khamzat Chimaev, in Autumn/Fall 2022.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Vettori vs Chimaev stats

Marvin Vettori would step into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Khamzat Chimaev would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggest Chimaev would have a massive power advantage over Vettori, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Vettori's 11%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vettori would have a slight advantage over Chimaev, with a 50% submission rate over Chimaev's 42%.

Marvin Vettori is the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Chimaev has a height advantage of 2 inches over Vettori. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Vettori is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 years and 10 months earlier than Chimaev, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 43 more professional rounds, 60 to Chimaev's 17.

Vettori vs Chimaev form

Marvin Vettori has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had defeated Paulo Costa at UFC Vegas 41 on 23rd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Before that, he had beat Jack Hermansson at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Karl Roberson at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Kevin Holland at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jingliang Li at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

Before that, he had won against Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had defeated Rhys McKee at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Khamzat Chimaev has been fighting more than Marvin Vettori.

Marvin Vettori last fought 2 months and 25 days ago, while Khamzat Chimaev's last outing was 2 months and 18 days ago.

Vettori's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Vettori vs Chimaev?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Vettori vs Chimaev 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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