Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
26-4-0
24-4-0

The tape

35
Age
34
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

KO 2KO 1KO 3UD 5UD 5
Form
UD 3KO 2SD 5KO 2SD 5
26
Wins
24
13
By KO
3
50
KO%
13
3
By Sub
8
12
SUB%
33
4
Losses
4
3
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2011
30
Bouts
28
82
Rounds
76
6 hours, 7 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 52 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

1
UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
6

Alexander Volkanovski vs Aljamain Sterling preview

When is Volkanovski vs Sterling?

Alexander Volkanovski could potentially face Aljamain Sterling, in Autumn/Fall 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 Sterling stats

Alexander Volkanovski would step into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Aljamain Sterling would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Volkanovski would have a massive power advantage over Sterling, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Sterling's 13%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Sterling would have a large advantage over Volkanovski, boasting a 33% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

Alexander Volkanovski is the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

Sterling has a height advantage of 1 inch over Volkanovski. Despite this, he has a 1-inch reach advantage.

Volkanovski is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year later than Sterling, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 6 more professional rounds, 82 to Sterling's 76.

Volkanovski vs Sterling 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 been defeated 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.

He had beaten 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.

Sterling has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Calvin Kattar at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Sean O’Malley at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Henry Cejudo at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark.

Before that, he had won against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had beaten Petr Yan at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Aljamain Sterling.

Alexander Volkanovski last fought 3 months and 8 days ago, while Aljamain Sterling's last outing was 1 month and 12 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Sterling's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Volkanovski vs Sterling?

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