Alex Oliveira vs. Randy Brown – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira will take on Randy “Rudeboy” Brown in the Welterweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 261 card.

In this post, we will break down Alex Oliveira vs. Randy Brown matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 33-year-old, Alex Oliveira is coming in with a 22-9-1 (2 NC) record. Oliveira will be fighting for the first time since a loss via submission against Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje in October.

Brown, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Vicente Luque on October 24, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan and holds a 12-4-0 record.

Alex Oliveiravs.Randy Brown
5′ 11″
6′ 3″
170 lbs.
170 lbs.
22-9-1 (2 NC)

Alex Oliveira has an orthodox fighting stance with a 76″ reach. The 30-year-old, Randy Brown is an orthodox fighter with a 78″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Alex Oliveira:
→ Oliveira’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Oliveira lands 2.87 significant strikes per minute.
→ Oliveira’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Oliveira’s takedown average is 2.41 per 15 minutes.
→ Oliveira’s takedown defense is 63%.

Oliveira comes in with 50% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.87 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Brown fires at 47% accuracy, landing about 3.67 significant strikes per minute. Alex Oliveira also has a 37% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.41 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Brown’s 1.00 takedowns and 71% takedown accuracy.

Randy Brown:
→ Brown’s striking accuracy is 47%.
→ Brown lands 3.67 significant strikes per minute.
→ Brown’s takedown accuracy is 46%.
→ Brown’s takedown average is 1.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Brown’s takedown defense is 71%.

Randy spent on average 10:28 minutes in the Octagon and Alex has an average fight time of 9:50 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 261 is live in , who do you think will win, Alex or Randy? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2
April 24, 2021
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Alex Oliveira vs. Randy Brown

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