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When is Volkanovski vs Cejudo?
Alexander Volkanovski could potentially face Henry Cejudo, in Autumn/Fall 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Volkanovski vs Cejudo stats
Alexander Volkanovski would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Henry Cejudo would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Cejudo would have a slight advantage in power over Volkanovski, with a 50% knock out percentage over Volkanovski's 48%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Volkanovski would have an advantage over Cejudo, with a 12% submission rate over Cejudo's 0%.
Alexander Volkanovski is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Volkanovski has a height advantage of 2 inches over Cejudo. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Volkanovski is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 10 year and 6 months later than Cejudo, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 29 more professional rounds, 71 to Cejudo's 42.
Volkanovski vs Cejudo form
Volkanovski has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Max Holloway at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Brian Ortega at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Max Holloway at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Max Holloway at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Cejudo has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago.
Going into that contest, he had won against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Before that, he had defeated Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by split decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
He had beat Sergio Pettis at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.
In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Henry Cejudo.
Alexander Volkanovski last fought 5 months ago, while Henry Cejudo's last outing was 2 years, 6 months and 23 days ago.
Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
Cejudo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Volkanovski vs Cejudo?
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