Current rankings @ Cruiserweight
Jake Paul vs Vitor Belfort preview
When is Paul vs Belfort?
Jake Paul could face Vitor Belfort in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Cruiserweight division, which means the weight limit would be 200 pounds (14.3 stone or 90.7 KG).
Paul vs Belfort stats
Jake Paul would step into the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Vitor Belfort would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 1 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Belfort would have a massive power advantage over Paul, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Paul's 67%.
Jake Paul is the younger man by 19 years, at 26 years old.
Paul has a height advantage of 1 inch over Belfort. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Jake Paul fights out of the orthodox stance, while Vitor Belfort is a southpaw.
Paul is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2020, 3 year and 1 month later than Belfort, whose first professional fight was in . He has fought 33 more professional rounds, 34 to Belfort's 1.
Paul vs Belfort form
Paul has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Tommy Fury on 26th February 2023 by split decision in their 8 round contest at Diriyah Arena,, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had beat Anderson Silva on 29th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Gila River Arena, Phoenix, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tyron Woodley on 18th December 2021 by knockout in the 6th round at Amalie Arena, Florida.
Before that, he had beat Tyron Woodley on 29th August 2021 by split decision in their 8 round contest at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Ohio.
He had defeated Ben Askren on 17th April 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Georgia.
Paul's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
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