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Marvin Vettori vs Sean Strickland preview
When is Vettori vs Strickland?
Marvin Vettori could potentially square off against Sean Strickland, in Autumn/Fall 2022.
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, 6 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 26 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 10 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 38% 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 15%.
Marvin Vettori is the younger man by 3 years, at 29 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 5 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 14 less professional rounds, 63 to Strickland's 77.
Vettori vs Strickland form
Marvin Vettori has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
Sean Strickland has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Alex Pereira at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Uriah Hall at UFC Vegas 33 on 31st July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Sean Strickland has been fighting more than Marvin Vettori.
Marvin Vettori last fought 12 days ago, while Sean Strickland's last outing was 2 months and 16 days ago.
Vettori's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 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, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Vettori vs Strickland?
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