Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Volkanovski vs McGregor?
Alexander Volkanovski could potentially face Conor McGregor, 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 McGregor stats
Alexander Volkanovski would step into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Conor McGregor would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Volkanovski, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Volkanovski's 50%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Volkanovski would have a slight advantage over McGregor, with a 12% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.
Alexander Volkanovski is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
McGregor has a height advantage of 3 inches over Volkanovski. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Volkanovski's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to McGregor's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 year and 2 months later than McGregor, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 34 more professional rounds, 79 to McGregor's 45.
Volkanovski vs McGregor form
Volkanovski has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had 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.
Before 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.
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.
Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
McGregor's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Volkanovski vs McGregor?
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