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Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Volkanovski vs Cejudo?
Alexander Volkanovski could potentially face Henry Cejudo, in Spring 2024.
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 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 13 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, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest that Volkanovski and Cejudo have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.
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 35 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 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 11 year and 6 months later than Cejudo, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 33 more professional rounds, 80 to Cejudo's 47.
Volkanovski vs Cejudo form
Volkanovski has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Yair Rodriguez at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.
Before that, he had beat 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.
He had won against 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.
Cejudo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Aljamain Sterling at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Henry Cejudo.
Alexander Volkanovski last fought 1 month ago, while Henry Cejudo's last outing was 6 months and 15 days ago.
Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Cejudo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Volkanovski vs Cejudo?
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