Amir Albazi vs. Alessandro Costa – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Amir Albazi vs. Alessandro Costa fight preview

UFC Vegas 66: Cannonier vs. Strickland is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 17, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Amir “The Prince” Albazi will take on Alessandro “Nono” Costa in the Flyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 66 card.

In this post, we will break down Amir Albazi vs. Alessandro Costa matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 30-year-old, Amir Albazi is coming in with a 15-1-0 record. Albazi will be fighting for the first time since a win via SUB against Francisco Figueiredo at UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards in August.

Costa, meanwhile, is coming off a S-DEC win against Juan Andres Luna on August 20, 2022 at DWCS 6.1 and holds a 11-2 record.

Amir Albazi vs. Alessandro Costa
30
Age
28
5′ 5″
Height
5′ 4″
125 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
68″
Reach
67″
15-1-0
Record
11-2
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Amir Albazi has an orthodox fighting stance with a 68″ reach. The 28-year-old, Alessandro Costa is an orthodox fighter with a 67″ 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.

Amir Albazi:
→ Albazi’s striking accuracy is 42%.
→ Albazi lands 3.79 significant strikes per minute.
→ Albazi’s takedown accuracy is 62%.
→ Albazi’s takedown average is 3.09 per 15 minutes.
→ Albazi’s takedown defense is 66%.

Albazi comes in with 42% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.79 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Costa fires at 34% accuracy, landing about 3 significant strikes per minute. Amir Albazi also has a 62% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 3.09 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Costa’s 0 takedowns and 100% takedown accuracy.

Alessandro Costa:
→ Costa’s striking accuracy is 34%.
→ Costa lands 3 significant strikes per minute.
→ Costa’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Costa’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Costa’s takedown defense is 100%.

Alessandro spent on average 15:00 minutes in the Octagon and Amir has an average fight time of 8:05 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 66 is live in , who do you think will win, Amir or Alessandro? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 66: Cannonier vs. Strickland
Date
December 17, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Amir Albazi vs. Alessandro Costa

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