Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 279: Chimaev vs. Diaz is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 10, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jake “The Prototype” Collier will take on Chris “Beastboy” Barnett in the Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 279 card.

In this post, we will break down Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Jake Collier is coming in with a 13-7-0 record. Collier will be fighting for the first time since a loss via split decision against Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Vera in April.

Barnett, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Martin Buday on April 30, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad and holds a 22-8-0 record.

Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett
6′ 3″
5′ 9″
230 lbs.
265 lbs.

Jake Collier has an orthodox fighting stance with a 78″ reach. The 36-year-old, Chris Barnett 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.

Jake Collier:
→ Collier’s striking accuracy is 43%.
→ Collier lands 5.67 significant strikes per minute.
→ Collier’s takedown accuracy is 33%.
→ Collier’s takedown average is 0.81 per 15 minutes.
→ Collier’s takedown defense is 67%.

Collier comes in with 43% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.67 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Barnett fires at 45% accuracy, landing about 3.60 significant strikes per minute. Jake Collier also has a 33% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.81 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Barnett’s 0.00 takedowns and 0% takedown accuracy.

Chris Barnett:
→ Barnett’s striking accuracy is 45%.
→ Barnett lands 3.60 significant strikes per minute.
→ Barnett’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Barnett’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Barnett’s takedown defense is 0%.

Chris spent on average 8:43 minutes in the Octagon and Jake has an average fight time of 10:06 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 279 is live in , who do you think will win, Jake or Chris? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 279: Chimaev vs. Diaz
September 10, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett

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