Alex Pereira vs. Jamahal Hill – Fight Preview & Analysis

Alex Pereira vs. Jamahal Hill fight preview

UFC 300: Pereira vs. Hill is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 13, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In this matchup on the fight card, Alex “Poatan” Pereira will take on Jamahal “Sweet Dreams” Hill in the Light Heavyweight bout. You can view the complete UFC 300 card.

Pereira brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 79″ reach. In contrast, Hill, an southpaw fighter, stands with a 79″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 62% striking accuracy, Pereira has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 5 per minute. On the other hand, Hill boasts a 54% striking accuracy, landing approximately 7.31 significant strikes per minute.

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

The 36-year-old, Alex Pereira is coming in with a 9-2-0 record. Pereira will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 295: Prochazka vs. Pereira in November.

Hill, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Alex Pereira on November 11, 2023, at UFC 283: Teixeira vs. Hill and holds a 12-1-0 (1 NC) record.

Alex Pereira vs. Jamahal Hill
36
Age
33
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 4″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
79″
Reach
79″
9-2-0
Record
12-1-0 (1 NC)
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Alex Pereira has a orthodox fighting stance with an 79″ reach. The 33-year-old Jamahal Hill is an southpaw fighter with a 79″ 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, you fight southpaw.

Alex Pereira stats

→ Pereira’s striking accuracy is 62%.
→ Pereira lands 5 significant strikes per minute.
→ Pereira’s takedown accuracy is 100%.
→ Pereira’s takedown average is 0.19 per 15 minutes.
→ Pereira’s takedown defense is 70%.

Pereira comes in with 62% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Hill fires at 54% accuracy, landing about 7.31 significant strikes per minute. Alex Pereira also has a 100% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 0.19 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Hill’s 0 takedowns and 73% takedown accuracy.

Jamahal Hill stats

→ Hill’s striking accuracy is 54%.
→ Hill lands 7.31 significant strikes per minute.
→ Hill’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Hill’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Hill’s takedown defense is 73%.

Jamahal spent, on average, 9:14 minutes in the Octagon, and Alex has an average fight time of 11:12 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be an intriguing clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Alex or Jamahal? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 300: Pereira vs. Hill
Date
April 13, 2024
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Alex Pereira vs. Jamahal Hill

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