Brad Riddell vs. Renato Moicano – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 12, 2022, in New York City, New York, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Brad “Quake” Riddell will take on Renato Moicano in the Lightweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 281 card.

In this post, we will break down Brad Riddell vs. Renato Moicano matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 31-year-old, Brad Riddell is coming in with a 10-3-2000 record. Riddell will be fighting for the first time since a loss via submission against Jalin Turner at UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier in July.

Moicano, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Rafael Dos Anjos on July 2, 2022 at UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal and holds a 16-5-1 record.

Brad Riddell vs. Renato Moicano
31
Age
33
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 11″
155 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
71″
Reach
72″
10-3-2000
Record
16-5-1
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Brad Riddell has an orthodox fighting stance with a 71″ reach. The 33-year-old, Renato Moicano is an orthodox fighter with a 72″ 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.

Brad Riddell:
→ Riddell’s striking accuracy is 53%.
→ Riddell lands 4.73 significant strikes per minute.
→ Riddell’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Riddell’s takedown average is 1.85 per 15 minutes.
→ Riddell’s takedown defense is 62%.

Riddell comes in with 53% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.73 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Moicano fires at 48% accuracy, landing about 4.8 significant strikes per minute. Brad Riddell also has a 37% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.85 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Moicano’s 1.7 takedowns and 73% takedown accuracy.

Renato Moicano:
→ Moicano’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Moicano lands 4.8 significant strikes per minute.
→ Moicano’s takedown accuracy is 48%.
→ Moicano’s takedown average is 1.7 per 15 minutes.
→ Moicano’s takedown defense is 73%.

Renato spent on average 9:29 minutes in the Octagon and Brad has an average fight time of 12:11 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 281 is live in , who do you think will win, Brad or Renato? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira
Date
November 12, 2022
Location
New York City, New York, USA
Matchup
Brad Riddell vs. Renato Moicano

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