Darrick Minner vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 64: Mitchell vs. Evloev is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 5, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Darrick Minner will take on Shayilan “Wolverine” Nuerdanbieke in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 64 card.

In this post, we will break down Darrick Minner vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 32-year-old, Darrick Minner is coming in with a 26-13-0 record. Minner will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Ryan Hall at UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier in December.

Nuerdanbieke, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against TJ Brown on December 11, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot and holds a 38-10-0 record.

Darrick Minner vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke
5′ 7″
5′ 8″
145 lbs.
145 lbs.

Darrick Minner has an orthodox fighting stance with a 69″ reach. The 28-year-old, Shayilan Nuerdanbieke is an orthodox fighter with a 69″ 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.

Darrick Minner:
→ Minner’s striking accuracy is 64%.
→ Minner lands 2.58 significant strikes per minute.
→ Minner’s takedown accuracy is 72%.
→ Minner’s takedown average is 2.46 per 15 minutes.
→ Minner’s takedown defense is 66%.

Minner comes in with 64% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.58 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Nuerdanbieke fires at 42% accuracy, landing about 1.8 significant strikes per minute. Darrick Minner also has a 72% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.46 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Nuerdanbieke’s 3 takedowns and 40% takedown accuracy.

Shayilan Nuerdanbieke:
→ Nuerdanbieke’s striking accuracy is 42%.
→ Nuerdanbieke lands 1.8 significant strikes per minute.
→ Nuerdanbieke’s takedown accuracy is 32%.
→ Nuerdanbieke’s takedown average is 3 per 15 minutes.
→ Nuerdanbieke’s takedown defense is 40%.

Shayilan spent on average 15:00 minutes in the Octagon and Darrick has an average fight time of 8:08 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 64 is live in , who do you think will win, Darrick or Shayilan? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 64: Mitchell vs. Evloev
November 5, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Darrick Minner vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke

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