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Alexander Volkanovski vs Conor McGregor preview
When is Volkanovski vs McGregor?
Alexander Volkanovski could potentially face Conor McGregor, in Spring 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 McGregor stats
Alexander Volkanovski would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 12 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 48%.
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 same age as Conor McGregor, at 34 years old.
McGregor has a height advantage of 3 inches over Volkanovski. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Volkanovski is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer 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 31 more professional rounds, 76 to McGregor's 45.
Volkanovski vs McGregor form
Volkanovski has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
McGregor's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 13 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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