Alex Oliveira vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Alex Oliveira vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov fight preview

UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 24, 2020, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira will take on Shavkat “Nomad” Rakhmonov in the Welterweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 254 card.

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

The 32-year-old, Alex Oliveira is coming in with a 22-8-1 (2 NC) record. Oliveira will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Peter Sobotta at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Till in July.

Rakhmonov, meanwhile, is coming off a against on July 25, 2020 at and holds a 12-0-0 record.

Alex Oliveiravs.Shavkat Rakhmonov
32
Age
26
5′ 11″
Height
6′ 1″
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
76″
Reach
22-8-1 (2 NC)
Record
12-0-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Alex Oliveira has an orthodox fighting stance with a 76″ reach. The 26-year-old, Shavkat Rakhmonov is an orthodox fighter with a 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 2.89 significant strikes per minute.
→ Oliveira’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Oliveira’s takedown average is 2.47 per 15 minutes.
→ Oliveira’s takedown defense is 61%.

Oliveira comes in with 50% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.89 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Rakhmonov fires at 0% accuracy, landing about 0.00 significant strikes per minute. Alex Oliveira also has a 37% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.47 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Rakhmonov’s 0.00 takedowns and 0% takedown accuracy.

Shavkat Rakhmonov:
→ Rakhmonov’s striking accuracy is 0%.
→ Rakhmonov lands 0.00 significant strikes per minute.
→ Rakhmonov’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Rakhmonov’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Rakhmonov’s takedown defense is 0%.

Shavkat spent on average minutes in the Octagon and Alex has an average fight time of 10:08 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 254 is live in , who do you think will win, Alex or Shavkat? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje
Date
October 24, 2020
Location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Alex Oliveira vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov

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