Bobby Green vs. Rafael Fiziev – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Bobby Green vs. Rafael Fiziev fight preview

UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 7, 2021, in Houston, Texas, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Bobby “King” Green will take on Rafael “Ataman” Fiziev in the Lightweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 265 card.

In this post, we will break down Bobby Green vs. Rafael Fiziev matchup. Let’s take 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 27-11-1 record. Green will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Thiago Moises at UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva in October.

Fiziev, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Renato Moicano on October 31, 2020 at UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno and holds a 9-1-0 record.

Bobby Green vs. Rafael Fiziev
5′ 10″
5′ 8″
155 lbs.
155 lbs.

Bobby Green has an orthodox fighting stance with a 71″ reach. The 31-year-old, Rafael Fiziev 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, then you fight southpaw.

Bobby Green:
→ Green’s striking accuracy is 51%.
→ Green lands 5.17 significant strikes per minute.
→ Green’s takedown accuracy is 41%.
→ Green’s takedown average is 1.56 per 15 minutes.
→ Green’s takedown defense is 72%.

Green comes in with 51% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.17 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Fiziev fires at 57% accuracy, landing about 4.67 significant strikes per minute. Bobby Green also has a 41% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.56 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Fiziev’s 0.84 takedowns and 100% takedown accuracy.

Rafael Fiziev:
→ Fiziev’s striking accuracy is 57%.
→ Fiziev lands 4.67 significant strikes per minute.
→ Fiziev’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Fiziev’s takedown average is 0.84 per 15 minutes.
→ Fiziev’s takedown defense is 100%.

Rafael spent on average 8:53 minutes in the Octagon and Bobby has an average fight time of 12:55 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 265 is live in , who do you think will win, Bobby or Rafael? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane
August 7, 2021
Houston, Texas, USA
Bobby Green vs. Rafael Fiziev

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