Caolan Loughran vs. Ramon Taveras – Fight Preview & Analysis

Caolan Loughran vs. Ramon Taveras 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, Caolan “The Don” Loughran will take on Ramon “The Savage” Nurmagomedov in the Bantamweight bout. You can view the complete UFC 304 card.

Loughran brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 68″ reach. In contrast, Nurmagomedov, an southpaw fighter, stands with a 70″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 47% striking accuracy, Loughran has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 6.27 per minute. On the other hand, Nurmagomedov boasts a 45% striking accuracy, landing approximately 4.63 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Caolan Loughran vs. Ramon Taveras matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 28-year-old, Caolan Loughran is coming in with a 9-1-0 record. Loughran will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Angel Pacheco at UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot in March.

Nurmagomedov, meanwhile, is coming off a split decision win against Caolan Loughran on March 30, 2024, at UFC 297: Strickland vs. Du Plessis and holds a 10-2-0 record.

Caolan Loughran vs. Ramon Taveras
28
Age
30
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 8″
135 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
68″
Reach
70″
9-1-0
Record
10-2-0
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Caolan Loughran has a orthodox fighting stance with an 68″ reach. The 30-year-old Ramon Taveras is an southpaw 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, you fight southpaw.

Caolan Loughran stats

→ Loughran’s striking accuracy is 47%.
→ Loughran lands 6.27 significant strikes per minute.
→ Loughran’s takedown accuracy is 33%.
→ Loughran’s takedown average is 2.5 per 15 minutes.
→ Loughran’s takedown defense is 0%.

Loughran comes in with 47% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.27 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Nurmagomedov fires at 45% accuracy, landing about 4.63 significant strikes per minute. Caolan Loughran also has a 33% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 2.5 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Nurmagomedov’s 0 takedowns and 100% takedown accuracy.

Ramon Taveras stats

→ Nurmagomedov’s striking accuracy is 45%.
→ Nurmagomedov lands 4.63 significant strikes per minute.
→ Nurmagomedov’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Nurmagomedov’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Nurmagomedov’s takedown defense is 100%.

Ramon spent, on average, 5:58 minutes in the Octagon, and Caolan has an average fight time of 15:00 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC 304: Edwards vs. Muhammad 2
Date
July 27, 2024
Location
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Matchup
Caolan Loughran vs. Ramon Taveras

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