Andrei Arlovski vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski will take on Marcos “Pezao” Lima in the Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 63 card.

In this post, we will break down Andrei Arlovski vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 44-year-old, Andrei Arlovski is coming in with a 34-20-0 (2 NC) record. Arlovski will be fighting for the first time since a win via split decision against Jake Collier at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera in April.

Lima, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Blagoy Ivanov on April 30, 2022 at UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje and holds a 19-9-1 record.

Andrei Arlovski vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
44
Age
37
6′ 3″
Height
6′ 1″
240 lbs.
Weight
253 lbs.
77″
Reach
75″
34-20-0 (2 NC)
Record
19-9-1
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Andrei Arlovski has an orthodox fighting stance with a 77″ reach. The 37-year-old, Marcos Rogerio de Lima is an orthodox fighter with a 75″ 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.

Andrei Arlovski:
→ Arlovski’s striking accuracy is 45%.
→ Arlovski lands 3.81 significant strikes per minute.
→ Arlovski’s takedown accuracy is 36%.
→ Arlovski’s takedown average is 0.4 per 15 minutes.
→ Arlovski’s takedown defense is 76%.

Arlovski comes in with 45% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.81 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Lima fires at 54% accuracy, landing about 3.57 significant strikes per minute. Andrei Arlovski also has a 36% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.4 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Lima’s 1.11 takedowns and 57% takedown accuracy.

Marcos Rogerio de Lima:
→ Lima’s striking accuracy is 54%.
→ Lima lands 3.57 significant strikes per minute.
→ Lima’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Lima’s takedown average is 1.11 per 15 minutes.
→ Lima’s takedown defense is 57%.

Marcos spent on average 6:17 minutes in the Octagon and Andrei has an average fight time of 9:20 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 63 is live in , who do you think will win, Andrei or Marcos? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen
Date
October 29, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Andrei Arlovski vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima

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