Sam Alvey vs Phil Hawes UFC fight info, date and time

Sam Alvey vs Phil Hawes is set to go down at UFC Vegas 47: Hermansson vs. Strickland at 6:00pm EST on Saturday 5th February 2022 in a 185lbs matchup.

UFC veteran Sam Alvey has lost six of his last seven UFC fights and hasn’t won a fight in the promotion since 2018.

Phil Hawes started his UFC career well with three wins. However, he lost his last fight to Chris Curtis by knockout. 

Sam Alvey vs Phil Hawes betting odds

Phil Hawes is heavily favored by the oddsmakers as a -335 betting favorite. Placing a bet on Hawes means you would need to bet $335 in order to win $100.

Sam Alvey is a +280 underdog. If you bet $100 on Alvey then you would win $280.

Fight information

Sam Alvey was initially set to face Ian Heinisch before Heinisch was forced out due to injury.

Phil Hawes agreed to step in and face Alvey, with the rescheduled fight announced on December 27th, 2021.

Sam Alvey

Despite racking up a 10-5 record in his first 15 UFC appearances, Sam Alvey has gone 0-6-1 in his last seven fights.

His most recent fight was a split decision loss to Wellington Turman. Alvey lost the fight despite his opponent suffering two point-deductions in the final round.

Phil Hawes

Contender Series graduate Phil Hawes lost his last fight to Chris Curtis via knockout despite entering as the odds-on -350 favorite.

Hawes won his UFC debut in just 18-seconds with a knockout against Jacob Malkoun. He has racked up further wins against Nassourdine Imavov and Kyle Daukaus.

How they match up

Sam Alvey is the taller fighter at 6”2 compared to Hawes who is 6”0. However, Hawes will have a 2-inch reach advantage at 77.5 inches. 

Hawes has mixed in the takedowns more often than Alvey, with an average of 2.42 TD’s per 15 minutes compared to Alvey’s 0.07.

Alvey is the slightly older fighter at 35 compared to Hawes who is 33. 

Reasons to watch

Phil Hawes is a powerful knockout artist who can put anyone’s lights out in a flash. He will face a tough test against the seasoned Sam Alvey, who boasts 22 fights in the UFC.

The stakes

There’s little doubt that Sam Alvey is fighting for his future in the organization. He will have that added incentive to push himself and keep his 7-year stint in the UFC alive.

Hawes was on the wrong end of a big upset in his last fight and needs a win to get back on track. This fight will be the first step on his journey to break into the rankings. 

Sam Alvey vs Phil Hawes predictions

Sam Alvey’s prediction is that he will knockout Phil Hawes. Alvey also predicts that Hawes will draw upon his wrestling prowess during the fight.

Alvey told the AllStar:

“He’s one of my more dangerous opponents because of the level of wrestling.”

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Sam Alvey vs Phil Hawes tale of the tape

  • 2 year age gap: Hawes is the younger fighter at 33 years old.
  • Hawes has a slight 2 inch reach advantage.
  • Significant experience difference: Alvey has 38 more professional MMA fights than Hawes.
Sam Alvey vs Phil Hawes
35 Age 33
53 Fights 15
33 Wins 11
16 Losses 3
20 KO’s 7
3 Subs 2
6′ 2 Height (in) 6′ 0
75.5 Reach (in) 77.5

MMA record breakdown: Common opponents for Sam Alvey and Phil Hawes

The two fighters share 1 common opponents throughout their professional careers; Julian Marquez.

Both fighters have a record of 0-1 against the common opposition.

Julian Marquez vs Sam Alvey and Phil Hawes
Sam Alvey
Loss • Submission R2 2:07
Julian Marquez is a shared opponent for Sam Alvey and Phil Hawes
vs. Julian Marquez
Phil Hawes
Loss • KO/TKO R2 2:20

“Smilin” Sam Alvey fighter profile and recent form

Sam Alvey is a 35 year old male fighter from United States with 33 pro wins and 16 losses. See Sam Alvey’s full MMA record.

Recent form for Sam Alvey

Sam Alvey has a 67% finish rate, including 20 by knockout, 3 by submission, 11 by decision.

Sam Alvey is currently on a 2 fight losing skid.

Betting Odds

Think Sam Alvey gets the upset win?

+280

Last 5 bouts

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org

Loss

33-15-1 Wellington Turman
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 2021-08-28 Middleweight UFC

Loss

33-14-1 Julian Marquez
SUB
R2 2:07
UFC on ABC 2 2021-04-10 Middleweight UFC

Draw

33-14-0 Da Un Jung
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 254 2020-10-24 Light Heavyweight UFC

Loss

33-13-0 Ryan Spann
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC 249 2020-05-09 Light Heavyweight UFC

Loss

33-12-0 Klidson Abreu
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC on ESPN 4 2019-07-20 Light Heavyweight UFC

Phil “Megatron” Hawes fighter profile and recent form

Phil Hawes is a 33 year old male fighter from United States with 11 pro wins and 3 losses. See Phil Hawes’s full MMA record.

Recent form for Phil Hawes

Phil Hawes has a 82% finish rate, including 7 by knockout, 2 by submission, 2 by decision.

Phil Hawes is looking to get back to winning ways after a loss at the hands of Andre Petroski at Fury Pro Grappling 3.

Betting Odds

Think the favorite Phil Hawes gets win?

-335

Last 5 bouts

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Org

Loss

11-2-0 Chris Curtis
KO/TKO
R1 4:27
UFC 268 2021-11-06 Middleweight UFC

Win

10-2-0 Kyle Daukaus
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 2021-05-08 Middleweight UFC

Win

9-2-0 Nassourdine Imavov
DEC
R3 5:00
UFC Fight Night 2021-02-20 Middleweight UFC

Win

8-2-0 Jacob Malkoun
KO/TKO
R1 0:18
UFC 254 2020-10-24 Middleweight UFC

Win

7-2-0 Khadzhimurat Bestaev
KO/TKO
R1 1:18
Contender Series 2020 2020-09-08 Middleweight DWCS

Sam Alvey vs Phil Hawes is set to go down at UFC Vegas 47 – Hermansson vs. Strickland. The fight is expected to start at around 6:00pm EST on Saturday 5th February 2022.

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Michael is a lifelong fight fan and martial artist. He has been in the MMA world for over a decade as an athlete and analyst. A consummate student of the game, Michael lives and breathes fight sports.

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