Cub Swanson vs. Jonathan Martinez – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 62: Grasso vs. Araujo is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Cub Swanson will take on Jonathan “Dragon” Martinez in the Bantamweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 62 card.

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

The 39-year-old, Cub Swanson is coming in with a 28-12-0 record. Swanson will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus in December.

Martinez, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Vince Morales on December 18, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira and holds a 16-4-0 record.

Cub Swanson vs. Jonathan Martinez
5′ 8″
5′ 8″
135 lbs.
135 lbs.

Cub Swanson has an orthodox fighting stance with a 70″ reach. The 28-year-old, Jonathan Martinez 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, then you fight southpaw.

Cub Swanson:
→ Swanson’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Swanson lands 4.66 significant strikes per minute.
→ Swanson’s takedown accuracy is 51%.
→ Swanson’s takedown average is 1.08 per 15 minutes.
→ Swanson’s takedown defense is 61%.

Swanson comes in with 50% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.66 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Martinez fires at 48% accuracy, landing about 4.72 significant strikes per minute. Cub Swanson also has a 51% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.08 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Martinez’s 0.54 takedowns and 73% takedown accuracy.

Jonathan Martinez:
→ Martinez’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Martinez lands 4.72 significant strikes per minute.
→ Martinez’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Martinez’s takedown average is 0.54 per 15 minutes.
→ Martinez’s takedown defense is 73%.

Jonathan spent on average 13:47 minutes in the Octagon and Cub has an average fight time of 11:32 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 62 is live in , who do you think will win, Cub or Jonathan? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 62: Grasso vs. Araujo
October 15, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Cub Swanson vs. Jonathan Martinez

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