Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
26-4-0
16-3-0

The tape

35
Age
33
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

KO 2KO 1KO 3UD 5UD 5
Form
SUB 3KO 1UD 5UD 5KO 4
26
Wins
16
13
By KO
3
50
KO%
19
3
By Sub
8
12
SUB%
50
4
Losses
3
3
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
30
Bouts
20
82
Rounds
56
6 hours, 7 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 11 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

1
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
5

Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega preview

When is Volkanovski vs Ortega II?

Alexander Volkanovski could potentially fight Brian Ortega, in Summer 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 Ortega II 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.

Brian Ortega would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Volkanovski would have a massive power advantage over Ortega, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Ortega's 19%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Ortega would have a massive advantage over Volkanovski, boosting at 50% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

Alexander Volkanovski is the older man by 2 years, at 35 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 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year later than Ortega, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 26 more professional rounds, 82 to Ortega's 56.

Volkanovski vs Ortega II 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.

Brian Ortega has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Yair Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Moreno vs. Royval 2 on 24th February 2024 by submission in the 3rd round at Arena CDMX, Mexico City, Mexico.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Alexander Volkanovski 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 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.

He had been beaten by 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.

Activity check

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

Alexander Volkanovski last fought 1 month and 26 days ago, while Brian Ortega's last outing was 1 month and 19 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Ortega's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Volkanovski vs Ortega II?

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