Bill Algeo vs. Kyle Nelson – Fight Preview & Analysis

Bill Algeo vs. Kyle Nelson fight preview

UFC on ESPN 54: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 30, 2024, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. In this matchup on the fight card, Bill “Senor Perfecto” Algeo will take on Kyle “The Monster” Riddell in the Featherweight bout. You can view the complete UFC on ESPN 54 card.

Algeo brings a unique switch fighting stance with an 73″ reach. In contrast, Riddell, an switch fighter, stands with a 71″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 52% striking accuracy, Algeo has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 6.11 per minute. On the other hand, Riddell boasts a 44% striking accuracy, landing approximately 3.46 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Bill Algeo vs. Kyle Nelson matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Bill Algeo is coming in with a 18-7-0 record. Algeo will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night: Dawson vs. Green in October.

Riddell, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Bill Algeo on October 7, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 and holds a 15-5-1 record.

Bill Algeo vs. Kyle Nelson
34
Age
33
6′ 0″
Height
5′ 11″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
73″
Reach
71″
18-7-0
Record
15-5-1
Switch
Stance
Switch

Bill Algeo has a switch fighting stance with an 73″ reach. The 33-year-old Kyle Nelson is an switch fighter with a 71″ 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.

Bill Algeo stats

→ Algeo’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Algeo lands 6.11 significant strikes per minute.
→ Algeo’s takedown accuracy is 46%.
→ Algeo’s takedown average is 0.89 per 15 minutes.
→ Algeo’s takedown defense is 56%.

Algeo comes in with 52% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.11 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Riddell fires at 44% accuracy, landing about 3.46 significant strikes per minute. Bill Algeo also has a 46% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 0.89 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Riddell’s 1.15 takedowns and 73% takedown accuracy.

Kyle Nelson stats

→ Riddell’s striking accuracy is 44%.
→ Riddell lands 3.46 significant strikes per minute.
→ Riddell’s takedown accuracy is 20%.
→ Riddell’s takedown average is 1.15 per 15 minutes.
→ Riddell’s takedown defense is 73%.

Kyle spent, on average, 11:25 minutes in the Octagon, and Bill has an average fight time of 13:10 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be a good clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Bill or Kyle? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 54: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot
Date
March 30, 2024
Location
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Matchup
Bill Algeo vs. Kyle Nelson

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