Dustin Jacoby vs. Khalil Rountree Jr. – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Dustin “The Hanyak” Jacoby will take on Khalil Jr. in the Light Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 63 card.

In this post, we will break down Dustin Jacoby vs. Khalil Rountree Jr. matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Dustin Jacoby is coming in with a 18-5-1 record. Jacoby will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Da-Un Jung at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez in July.

Jr., meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Karl Roberson on July 16, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Ankalaev and holds a 11-5-0 (1 NC) record.

Dustin Jacoby vs. Khalil Rountree Jr.
34
Age
32
6′ 3″
Height
6′ 1″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
76″
Reach
76″
18-5-1
Record
11-5-0 (1 NC)
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Dustin Jacoby has an orthodox fighting stance with a 76″ reach. The 32-year-old, Khalil Rountree Jr. is an southpaw fighter with a 76″ 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.

Dustin Jacoby:
→ Jacoby’s striking accuracy is 46%.
→ Jacoby lands 5.27 significant strikes per minute.
→ Jacoby’s takedown accuracy is 42%.
→ Jacoby’s takedown average is 0.38 per 15 minutes.
→ Jacoby’s takedown defense is 58%.

Jacoby comes in with 46% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.27 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Jr. fires at 38% accuracy, landing about 3.34 significant strikes per minute. Dustin Jacoby also has a 42% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.38 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Jr.’s 0 takedowns and 50% takedown accuracy.

Khalil Rountree Jr.:
→ Jr.’s striking accuracy is 38%.
→ Jr. lands 3.34 significant strikes per minute.
→ Jr.’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Jr.’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Jr.’s takedown defense is 50%.

Khalil spent on average 7:25 minutes in the Octagon and Dustin has an average fight time of 10:47 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 63 is live in , who do you think will win, Dustin or Khalil? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen
Date
October 29, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Dustin Jacoby vs. Khalil Rountree Jr.

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