Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett fight preview

UFC on ESPN 37: Kattar vs. Emmett is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 18, 2022, in Austin, Texas, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Calvin Kattar will take on Josh Emmett in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ESPN 37 card.

In this post, we will break down Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 36-year-old, Calvin Kattar is coming in with a 23-5-0 record. Kattar will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Giga Chikadze at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Chikadze in January.

Emmett, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Dan Ige on January 15, 2022 at UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier and holds a 17-2-0 record.

Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett
5′ 11″
5′ 6″
145 lbs.
145 lbs.

Calvin Kattar has an orthodox fighting stance with a 72″ reach. The 39-year-old, Josh Emmett is an orthodox fighter with a 70″ 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.

Calvin Kattar:
→ Kattar’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Kattar lands 5.19 significant strikes per minute.
→ Kattar’s takedown accuracy is 29%.
→ Kattar’s takedown average is 0.51 per 15 minutes.
→ Kattar’s takedown defense is 89%.

Kattar comes in with 41% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.19 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Emmett fires at 39% accuracy, landing about 4.28 significant strikes per minute. Calvin Kattar also has a 29% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.51 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Emmett’s 1.25 takedowns and 58% takedown accuracy.

Josh Emmett:
→ Emmett’s striking accuracy is 39%.
→ Emmett lands 4.28 significant strikes per minute.
→ Emmett’s takedown accuracy is 47%.
→ Emmett’s takedown average is 1.25 per 15 minutes.
→ Emmett’s takedown defense is 58%.

Josh spent on average 11:59 minutes in the Octagon and Calvin has an average fight time of 14:40 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ESPN 37 is live in , who do you think will win, Calvin or Josh? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 37: Kattar vs. Emmett
June 18, 2022
Austin, Texas, USA
Calvin Kattar vs. Josh Emmett

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