Late 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
25-1-0
15-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight

The tape

34
Age
31
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 4UD 5SD 5UD 5
Form
KO 1UD 5UD 5KO 4KO 1
25
Wins
15
12
By KO
3
48
KO%
20
3
By Sub
7
12
SUB%
47
1
Losses
3
1
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
26
Bouts
19
71
Rounds
53
5 hours, 16 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 0 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

-
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
4

Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega preview

When is Volkanovski vs Ortega II?

Alexander Volkanovski could potentially fight Brian Ortega, in Late 2022.

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 Ortega II 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.

Brian Ortega would make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Volkanovski would have a large advantage in power over Ortega, boasting at 48% knock out percentage over Ortega's 20%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Ortega would have a massive advantage over Volkanovski, boosting at 47% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

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

Ortega has a height advantage of 2 inches over Volkanovski. Despite this, he has 3-inch reach advantage.

Volkanovski is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year later than Ortega, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 18 more professional rounds, 71 to Ortega's 53.

Volkanovski vs Ortega II 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 won against 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 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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 defeated 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 won against 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.

Ortega has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Island 6 on 17th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had lost to Max Holloway at UFC 231 on 8th December 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

He had beat Frankie Edgar at UFC 222 on 3rd March 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Brian Ortega.

Alexander Volkanovski last fought 5 months ago, while Brian Ortega's last outing was 4 months and 16 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

Ortega's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 13 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 Ortega II?

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