Armen Petrosyan vs. AJ Dobson – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Armen Petrosyan vs. AJ Dobson fight preview

UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 22, 2022, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Armen “Superman” Petrosyan will take on AJ Dobson in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 280 card.

In this post, we will break down Armen Petrosyan vs. AJ Dobson matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 33-year-old, Armen Petrosyan is coming in with a 7-2-2000 record. Petrosyan will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Caio Borralho at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev in July.

Dobson, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Jacob Malkoun on July 9, 2022 at UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 and holds a 6-1-0 (1 NC) record.

Armen Petrosyan vs. AJ Dobson
6′ 3″
6′ 1″
185 lbs.
185 lbs.
6-1-0 (1 NC)

Armen Petrosyan has an orthodox fighting stance with a 71″ reach. The 32-year-old, AJ Dobson is an orthodox fighter with a 76″ 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.

Armen Petrosyan:
→ Petrosyan’s striking accuracy is 54%.
→ Petrosyan lands 5.17 significant strikes per minute.
→ Petrosyan’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Petrosyan’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Petrosyan’s takedown defense is 30%.

Petrosyan comes in with 54% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.17 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Dobson fires at 57% accuracy, landing about 4.7 significant strikes per minute. Armen Petrosyan also has a 0% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Dobson’s 0.78 takedowns and 62% takedown accuracy.

AJ Dobson:
→ Dobson’s striking accuracy is 57%.
→ Dobson lands 4.7 significant strikes per minute.
→ Dobson’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Dobson’s takedown average is 0.78 per 15 minutes.
→ Dobson’s takedown defense is 62%.

AJ spent on average 9:41 minutes in the Octagon and Armen has an average fight time of 11:29 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 280 is live in , who do you think will win, Armen or AJ? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev
October 22, 2022
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Armen Petrosyan vs. AJ Dobson

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