Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Fight Night 189: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jairzinho “Bigi Boy” Rozenstruik will take on Augusto Sakai in the Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 189 card.

In this post, we will break down Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 33-year-old, Jairzinho Rozenstruik is coming in with a 11-2-0 record. Rozenstruik will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gane in February.

Sakai, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Alistair Overeem on February 27, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Sakai and holds a 15-2-1 record.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai
33
Age
30
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 3″
242 lbs.
Weight
265 lbs.
78″
Reach
77″
11-2-0
Record
15-2-1
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Jairzinho Rozenstruik has an orthodox fighting stance with a 78″ reach. The 30-year-old, Augusto Sakai is an orthodox 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.

Jairzinho Rozenstruik:
→ Rozenstruik’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Rozenstruik lands 3.14 significant strikes per minute.
→ Rozenstruik’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Rozenstruik’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Rozenstruik’s takedown defense is 80%.

Rozenstruik comes in with 48% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.14 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Sakai fires at 48% accuracy, landing about 5.32 significant strikes per minute. Jairzinho Rozenstruik also has a 0% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.00 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Sakai’s 0.15 takedowns and 66% takedown accuracy.

Augusto Sakai:
→ Sakai’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Sakai lands 5.32 significant strikes per minute.
→ Sakai’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Sakai’s takedown average is 0.15 per 15 minutes.
→ Sakai’s takedown defense is 66%.

Augusto spent on average 12:20 minutes in the Octagon and Jairzinho has an average fight time of 9:22 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 189 is live in , who do you think will win, Jairzinho or Augusto? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 189: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai
Date
June 5, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Augusto Sakai

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