Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen fight preview

UFC on ESPN 12: Poirier vs. Hooker is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 27, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Ian “The Hurricane” Heinisch will take on Brendan “All In” Allen in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ESPN 12 card.

In this post, we will break down Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 31-year-old, Ian Heinisch is coming in with a 14-3-0 record. Heinisch will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Gerald Meerschaert at UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer in June.

Allen, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Tom Breese on June 6, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo and holds a 14-3-0 record.

Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen
5′ 11″
6′ 2″
185 lbs.
185 lbs.

Ian Heinisch has an orthodox fighting stance with a 72″ reach. The 24-year-old, Brendan Allen is an orthodox fighter with a 75″ 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.

Heinisch comes in with 52% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 3.62 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Allen fires at 59% accuracy, landing about 2.62 significant strikes per minute. Ian Heinisch also has a 19% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.16 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Allen’s 2.68 takedowns and 75% takedown accuracy.

Brendan spent on average 5:36 minutes in the Octagon and Ian has an average fight time of 10:49 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ESPN 12 is live in , who do you think will win, Ian or Brendan? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 12: Poirier vs. Hooker
June 27, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Ian Heinisch vs. Brendan Allen

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