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Petr Yan vs Henry Cejudo preview
When is Yan vs Cejudo?
Petr Yan could potentially fight Henry Cejudo, in Summer 2022.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Yan vs Cejudo stats
Petr Yan would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Henry Cejudo would make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Cejudo would have a slight advantage in power over Yan, with a 50% knock out percentage over Yan's 44%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Yan would have a slight advantage over Cejudo, with a 6% submission rate over Cejudo's 0%.
Petr Yan is the younger man by 6 years, at 30 years old.
Yan has a height advantage of 3 inches over Cejudo. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Yan is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 10 year later than Cejudo, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 27 more professional rounds, 69 to Cejudo's 42.
Yan vs Cejudo form
Petr Yan has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Merab Dvalishvili at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean O’Malley at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by split decision in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Before that, he had won against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
He had been beaten by Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 4th round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Cejudo has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Dominick Cruz at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at United Center, Chicago.
Going into that contest, he had defeated T.J. Dillashaw at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Before that, he had won against Demetrious Johnson at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by split decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
He had defeated Sergio Pettis at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.
In terms of recent activity, Petr Yan has been fighting more than Henry Cejudo.
Petr Yan last fought 19 days ago, while Henry Cejudo's last outing was 2 years, 10 months and 21 days ago.
Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
Cejudo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Yan vs Cejudo?
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