Cesar Almeida vs Christian Leroy Duncan – Fight Preview & Analysis

Almeida vs. Leroy Duncan fight preview

UFC Fight Night: Allen vs. Craig is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 18, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Cesar “Cesinha” Almeida will take on Christian “CLD” Leroy Duncan in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night card.

Almeida brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 74″ reach. In contrast, Leroy Duncan, an switch fighter, stands with a 79″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 61% striking accuracy, Almeida has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 4.73 per minute. On the other hand, Leroy Duncan boasts a 50% striking accuracy, landing approximately 4.03 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Cesar Almeida vs. Christian Leroy Duncan matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 35-year-old, Cesar Almeida is coming in with a 4-0-0 record. Almeida will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Lucas Fernando at DWCS 7.1 in August.

Leroy Duncan, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Armen Petrosyan on August 8, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Cannonier and holds a 8-1-0 record.

Cesar Almeida vs. Christian Leroy Duncan
35
Age
28
6′ 1″
Height
6′ 2″
185 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
74″
Reach
79″
4-0-0
Record
8-1-0
Orthodox
Stance
Switch

Cesar Almeida has a orthodox fighting stance with an 74″ reach. The 28-year-old Christian Leroy Duncan is an switch fighter with a 79″ 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.

Cesar Almeida stats

→ Almeida’s striking accuracy is 61%.
→ Almeida lands 4.73 significant strikes per minute.
→ Almeida’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Almeida’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Almeida’s takedown defense is 70%.

Almeida comes in with 61% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.73 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Leroy Duncan fires at 50% accuracy, landing about 4.03 significant strikes per minute. Cesar Almeida also has a 0% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 0 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Leroy Duncan’s 0 takedowns and 50% takedown accuracy.

Christian Leroy Duncan stats

→ Leroy Duncan’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Leroy Duncan lands 4.03 significant strikes per minute.
→ Leroy Duncan’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Leroy Duncan’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Leroy Duncan’s takedown defense is 50%.

Christian spent, on average, 8:26 minutes in the Octagon, and Cesar has an average fight time of 15:00 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC Fight Night: Allen vs. Craig
Date
November 18, 2023
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Cesar Almeida vs. Christian Leroy Duncan

You can view the scheduled UFC Fight Night fight card, upcoming UFC schedule 2023, and latest MMA news.

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