Cub Swanson vs. Andre Fili – Fight Preview & Analysis

Cub Swanson vs. Andre Fili fight preview

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Chandler is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 29, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In this matchup on the fight card, Cub Swanson will take on Andre “Touchy” Lima in the Featherweight bout. You can view the complete UFC Fight Night card.

Swanson brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 70″ reach. In contrast, Lima, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 74″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 50% striking accuracy, Swanson has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 4.7 per minute. On the other hand, Lima boasts a 37% striking accuracy, landing approximately 3.85 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Cub Swanson vs. Andre Fili matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 40-year-old, Cub Swanson is coming in with a 29-13-0 record. Swanson will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Hakeem Dawodu at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Dos Anjos in August.

Lima, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Cub Swanson on August 12, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer and holds a 23-11-0 (1 NC) record.

Cub Swanson vs. Andre Fili
5′ 8″
5′ 11″
145 lbs.
145 lbs.
23-11-0 (1 NC)

Cub Swanson has a orthodox fighting stance with an 70″ reach. The 33-year-old Andre Fili is an orthodox fighter with a 74″ 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.

Cub Swanson stats

→ Swanson’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Swanson lands 4.7 significant strikes per minute.
→ Swanson’s takedown accuracy is 52%.
→ Swanson’s takedown average is 1.09 per 15 minutes.
→ Swanson’s takedown defense is 61%.

Swanson comes in with 50% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.7 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Lima fires at 37% accuracy, landing about 3.85 significant strikes per minute. Cub Swanson also has a 52% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 1.09 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Lima’s 2.16 takedowns and 69% takedown accuracy.

Andre Fili stats

→ Lima’s striking accuracy is 37%.
→ Lima lands 3.85 significant strikes per minute.
→ Lima’s takedown accuracy is 47%.
→ Lima’s takedown average is 2.16 per 15 minutes.
→ Lima’s takedown defense is 69%.

Andre spent, on average, 10:25 minutes in the Octagon, and Cub has an average fight time of 11:34 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Chandler
June 29, 2024
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Cub Swanson vs. Andre Fili

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