Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Glendale, Arizona, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya will take on Marvin “The Italian Dream” Vettori in the UFC Middleweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 263 card.

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

The 31-year-old, Israel Adesanya is coming in with a 20-1-0 record. Adesanya will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya in March.

Vettori, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Kevin Holland on March 6, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Holland and holds a 17-4-1 record.

Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori
6′ 4″
6′ 0″
185 lbs.
185 lbs.

Israel Adesanya has an switch fighting stance with a 80″ reach. The 27-year-old, Marvin Vettori is an southpaw fighter with a 74″ 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 3.95 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 82%.

Adesanya comes in with 49% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.95 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Vettori fires at 44% accuracy, landing about 4.14 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 Vettori’s 2.22 takedowns and 78% takedown accuracy.

Marvin Vettori:
→ Vettori’s striking accuracy is 44%.
→ Vettori lands 4.14 significant strikes per minute.
→ Vettori’s takedown accuracy is 53%.
→ Vettori’s takedown average is 2.22 per 15 minutes.
→ Vettori’s takedown defense is 78%.

Marvin spent on average 14:53 minutes in the Octagon and Israel has an average fight time of 16:06 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 263 is live in , who do you think will win, Israel or Marvin? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2
June 12, 2021
Glendale, Arizona, USA
Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori

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