Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Fight Night 191: Makhachev vs. Moises is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 17, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Islam Makhachev will take on Thiago Moises in the Lightweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 191 card.

In this post, we will break down Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Islam Makhachev is coming in with a 19-1-0 record. Makhachev will be fighting for the first time since a win via submission against Drew Dober at UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya in March.

Moises, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Alexander Hernandez on March 6, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gane and holds a 15-4-0 record.

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises
29
Age
26
5′ 10″
Height
5′ 9″
155 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
70″
Reach
70″
19-1-0
Record
15-4-0
Southpaw
Stance
Orthodox

Islam Makhachev has an southpaw fighting stance with a 70″ reach. The 26-year-old, Thiago Moises is an orthodox 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.

Islam Makhachev:
→ Makhachev’s striking accuracy is 56%.
→ Makhachev lands 2.00 significant strikes per minute.
→ Makhachev’s takedown accuracy is 68%.
→ Makhachev’s takedown average is 3.46 per 15 minutes.
→ Makhachev’s takedown defense is 93%.

Makhachev comes in with 56% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.00 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Moises fires at 37% accuracy, landing about 2.85 significant strikes per minute. Islam Makhachev also has a 68% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 3.46 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Moises’s 1.06 takedowns and 63% takedown accuracy.

Thiago Moises:
→ Moises’s striking accuracy is 37%.
→ Moises lands 2.85 significant strikes per minute.
→ Moises’s takedown accuracy is 33%.
→ Moises’s takedown average is 1.06 per 15 minutes.
→ Moises’s takedown defense is 63%.

Thiago spent on average 12:07 minutes in the Octagon and Islam has an average fight time of 9:38 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 191 is live in , who do you think will win, Islam or Thiago? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 191: Makhachev vs. Moises
Date
July 17, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises

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