Bobby Green vs. Paddy Pimblett – Fight Preview & Analysis

Bobby Green vs. Paddy Pimblett fight preview

UFC 304: Edwards vs. Muhammad 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 27, 2024, in Manchester, England, United Kingdom. In this matchup on the fight card, Bobby “King” Green will take on Paddy “The Baddy” Lapilus in the Lightweight bout. You can view the complete UFC 304 card.

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

With a 52% striking accuracy, Green has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 6.45 per minute. On the other hand, Lapilus boasts a 52% striking accuracy, landing approximately 5.13 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Bobby Green vs. Paddy Pimblett matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 37-year-old, Bobby Green is coming in with a 32-15-1 (1 NC) record. Green will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Jim Miller at UFC 300: Pereira vs. Hill in April.

Lapilus, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Bobby Green on April 13, 2024, at UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington and holds a 21-3-0 record.

Bobby Green vs. Paddy Pimblett
37
Age
29
5′ 10″
Height
5′ 10″
155 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
71″
Reach
73″
32-15-1 (1 NC)
Record
21-3-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Bobby Green has a orthodox fighting stance with an 71″ reach. The 29-year-old Paddy Pimblett is an orthodox fighter with a 73″ 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.

Bobby Green stats

→ Green’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Green lands 6.45 significant strikes per minute.
→ Green’s takedown accuracy is 38%.
→ Green’s takedown average is 1.19 per 15 minutes.
→ Green’s takedown defense is 74%.

Green comes in with 52% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.45 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Lapilus fires at 52% accuracy, landing about 5.13 significant strikes per minute. Bobby Green also has a 38% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 1.19 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Lapilus’s 0.98 takedowns and 56% takedown accuracy.

Paddy Pimblett stats

→ Lapilus’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Lapilus lands 5.13 significant strikes per minute.
→ Lapilus’s takedown accuracy is 25%.
→ Lapilus’s takedown average is 0.98 per 15 minutes.
→ Lapilus’s takedown defense is 56%.

Paddy spent, on average, 9:12 minutes in the Octagon, and Bobby has an average fight time of 11:23 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC 304: Edwards vs. Muhammad 2
Date
July 27, 2024
Location
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Matchup
Bobby Green vs. Paddy Pimblett

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