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Alexander Volkanovski vs Patricio Pitbull preview
When is Volkanovski vs Pitbull?
Alexander Volkanovski could potentially take on Patricio Pitbull, in Summer 2023.
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 Pitbull 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.
Patricio Pitbull would make his way to the cage with a record of 35 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggest Volkanovski would have an advantage in power over Pitbull, with a 48% knock out percentage over Pitbull's 31%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pitbull would have a large advantage over Volkanovski, boosting at 34% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.
Alexander Volkanovski is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Volkanovski has 7-inch reach advantage.
Volkanovski is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 2 months later than Pitbull, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 26 less professional rounds, 76 to Pitbull's 102.
Volkanovski vs Pitbull 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.
Patricio Pitbull has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Kleber Koike Erbst at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Adam Borics at Bellator 286 on 1st October 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against AJ McKee Jr at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose.
Before that, he had been beaten by AJ McKee Jr at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by submission in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.
He had defeated Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by submission in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
In terms of recent activity, Patricio Pitbull has been fighting more than Alexander Volkanovski.
Alexander Volkanovski last fought 1 month and 13 days ago, while Patricio Pitbull's last outing was 2 months and 21 days ago.
Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
Pitbull's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 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 Pitbull?
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