Spring 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
25-1-0
18-2-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight

The tape

34
Age
37
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 4UD 5SD 5UD 5
Form
SD 5UD 3UD 3KO 1KO 3
25
Wins
18
12
By KO
6
48
KO%
33
3
By Sub
2
12
SUB%
11
1
Losses
2
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2011
26
Bouts
20
71
Rounds
51
5 hours, 16 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 50 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
5

Alexander Volkanovski vs Josh Emmett preview

When is Volkanovski vs Emmett?

Alexander Volkanovski could potentially face Josh Emmett, in Spring 2022.

The fight would be contested 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 Emmett 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.

Josh Emmett would make his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Volkanovski would have an advantage in power over Emmett, with a 48% knock out percentage over Emmett's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Volkanovski would have a slight advantage over Emmett, with a 12% submission rate over Emmett's 11%.

Alexander Volkanovski is the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Volkanovski has 2-inch reach advantage.

Volkanovski is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 7 months later than Emmett, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 20 more professional rounds, 71 to Emmett's 51.

Volkanovski vs Emmett 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 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.

Previous to that, he had beat 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 won against 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 beat 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 defeated 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.

Emmett has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett on 18th June 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Moody Center, Austin, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Dan Ige at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Shane Burgos at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Mirsad Bekti at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Golden1 Center, Sacramento.

He had won against Michael Johnson at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Josh Emmett.

Alexander Volkanovski last fought 4 months and 22 days ago, while Josh Emmett's last outing was 5 months and 6 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

Emmett's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Volkanovski vs Emmett?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Volkanovski vs Emmett yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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