Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
19-7-1
28-6-0

The tape

30
Age
33
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 3UD 3UD 5UD 5
Form
SD 5UD 5KO 2UD 5SD 5
19
Wins
28
2
By KO
11
11
KO%
39
9
By Sub
4
47
SUB%
14
7
Losses
6
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2008
27
Bouts
34
68
Rounds
89
5 hours, 12 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 45 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

5
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
2

Marvin Vettori vs Sean Strickland preview

When is Vettori vs Strickland?

Marvin Vettori could potentially square off against Sean Strickland, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

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

Vettori vs Strickland stats

Marvin Vettori would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Sean Strickland would make his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Strickland would have a large advantage in power over Vettori, boosting at 39% knock out percentage over Vettori's 11%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Vettori would have a massive advantage over Strickland, boasting at 47% submission rate over Strickland's 14%.

Marvin Vettori is the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.

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

Vettori is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 3 months later than Strickland, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 68 to Strickland's 89.

Vettori vs Strickland form

Marvin Vettori has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Jared Cannonier at UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier on 17th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Roman Dolidze at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Before that, he had beat 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.

He had lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Strickland has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by split decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Previous to that, he had defeated Israel Adesanya at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had won against Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

He had been beaten by Jared Cannonier at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Sean Strickland has been fighting more than Marvin Vettori.

Marvin Vettori last fought 9 months and 27 days ago, while Sean Strickland's last outing was 2 months and 24 days ago.

Vettori's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

Strickland's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Vettori vs Strickland?

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