Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 2, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya will take on Jared “The Killa Gorilla” Cannonier in the UFC Middleweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 276 card.

In this post, we will break down Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 32-year-old, Israel Adesanya is coming in with a 22-1-0 record. Adesanya will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Robert Whittaker at UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 in February.

Cannonier, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Derek Brunson on February 12, 2022 at UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 and holds a 15-5-0 record.

Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier
32
Age
38
6′ 4″
Height
5′ 11″
185 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
80″
Reach
77″
22-1-0
Record
15-5-0
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Stance
Switch

Israel Adesanya has an switch fighting stance with a 80″ reach. The 38-year-old, Jared Cannonier is an switch fighter with a 77″ 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.

Israel Adesanya:
→ Adesanya’s striking accuracy is 49%.
→ Adesanya lands 3.84 significant strikes per minute.
→ Adesanya’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Adesanya’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Adesanya’s takedown defense is 77%.

Adesanya comes in with 49% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.84 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Cannonier fires at 50% accuracy, landing about 3.76 significant strikes per minute. Israel Adesanya also has a 0% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.00 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Cannonier’s 0.23 takedowns and 65% takedown accuracy.

Jared Cannonier:
→ Cannonier’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Cannonier lands 3.76 significant strikes per minute.
→ Cannonier’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Cannonier’s takedown average is 0.23 per 15 minutes.
→ Cannonier’s takedown defense is 65%.

Jared spent on average 10:05 minutes in the Octagon and Israel has an average fight time of 17:35 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 276 is live in , who do you think will win, Israel or Jared? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier
Date
July 2, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier

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