Sep 10 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 279
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
18-7-0

est. walkout:

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broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

16-7-1

The tape

30
Age
28
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

KO 1UD 5KO 1UD 3KO 1
Form
SUB 1UD 3SD 3KO 1KO 1
18
Wins
16
15
By KO
12
83
KO%
75
2
By Sub
2
11
SUB%
13
7
Losses
7
4
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
3
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2012
25
Bouts
25
38
Rounds
37
2 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 53 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

13
UFC
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-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
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Johnny Walker vs Ion Cutelaba preview

When is Walker vs Cutelaba?

Johnny Walker is set to take on Ion Cutelaba, during the main card of UFC 279, on Saturday 10th September 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Walker vs Cutelaba stats

Johnny Walker steps into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Ion Cutelaba will make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Walker has a slight advantage in power over Cutelaba, with a 83% knock out percentage over Cutelaba's 75%.

Johnny Walker is the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Walker has a height advantage of 5 inches over Cutelaba. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Walker is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 8 months later than Cutelaba, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 1 more professional rounds, 38 to Cutelaba's 37.

Walker vs Cutelaba form

Johnny Walker has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Jamahal Hill at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Ryan Spann at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Nikita Krylov at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

He had beat Justin Ledet at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza.

Ion Cutelaba has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Ryan Spann at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Devin Clark at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Dustin Jacoby at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by split draw in their 3 round contest.

Before that, he had been beaten by Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had lost to Magomed Ankalaev at UFC on ESPN+ 27 on 29th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Chartway Arena, Norfolk, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Ion Cutelaba has been fighting more than Johnny Walker.

Johnny Walker last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while Ion Cutelaba's last outing was 2 months and 27 days ago.

Walker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Cutelaba's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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