Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Volkanovski vs Chikadze?
Alexander Volkanovski could potentially fight Giga Chikadze, in Autumn/Fall 2024.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Volkanovski vs Chikadze stats
Alexander Volkanovski would step into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Giga Chikadze would make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Chikadze would have a slight advantage in power over Volkanovski, with a 60% knock out percentage over Volkanovski's 50%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Volkanovski would have a slight advantage over Chikadze, with a 12% submission rate over Chikadze's 7%.
Alexander Volkanovski is the same age as Giga Chikadze, at 35 years old.
Chikadze has a height advantage of 6 inches over Volkanovski. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Volkanovski is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Chikadze, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 44 more professional rounds, 82 to Chikadze's 38.
Volkanovski vs Chikadze form
Volkanovski has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Ilia Topuria at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before that, he had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.
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.
Chikadze has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Edson Barboza at UFC Vegas 35 on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
Before that, he had won against Cub Swanson at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.
He had defeated Jamey Simmons at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Giga Chikadze.
Alexander Volkanovski last fought 3 days ago, while Giga Chikadze's last outing was 5 months and 25 days ago.
Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Chikadze's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Volkanovski vs Chikadze?
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