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Petr Yan vs T.J. Dillashaw preview
When is Yan vs Dillashaw?
Petr Yan could potentially fight T.J. Dillashaw, in Spring 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 Dillashaw 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.
T.J. Dillashaw would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Dillashaw would have a slight advantage in power over Yan, with a 47% knock out percentage over Yan's 44%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dillashaw would have an advantage over Yan, with a 18% submission rate over Yan's 6%.
Petr Yan is the younger man by 7 years, at 30 years old.
Yan has a height advantage of 1 inch over Dillashaw. Despite this, Dillashaw has 1-inch reach advantage.
Yan is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year later than Dillashaw, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 11 more professional rounds, 69 to Dillashaw's 58.
Yan vs Dillashaw 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.
Dillashaw has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Aljamain Sterling 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.
Previous to that, he had beat Cory Sandhagen at UFC Vegas 32 on 24th July 2021 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Henry Cejudo 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 defeated Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
He had won against Cody Garbrandt at UFC 217 on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
In terms of recent activity, Petr Yan has been fighting more than T.J. Dillashaw.
Petr Yan last fought 2 months and 22 days ago, while T.J. Dillashaw's last outing was 7 months and 11 days ago.
Yan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
Dillashaw's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Yan vs Dillashaw?
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