Jamie Mullarkey vs John Makdessi – Fight Preview & Analysis

UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 9, 2023, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jamie Jenkins will take on John “The Bull” Makdessi in the Lightweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 293 card.

Jenkins brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 74″ reach. In contrast, Makdessi, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 68″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 46% striking accuracy, Jenkins has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 4.2 per minute. On the other hand, Makdessi boasts a 50% striking accuracy, landing approximately 5.52 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Jamie Mullarkey vs. John Makdessi matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Jamie Mullarkey is coming in with a 16-6-0 record. Jenkins will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Muhammad Naimov at UFC Fight Night: Kara-France vs. Albazi in June.

Makdessi, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Nasrat Haqparast on June 3, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa and holds a 18-8-0 record.

Jamie Mullarkey vs. John Makdessi
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Jamie Mullarkey has a orthodox fighting stance with an 74″ reach. The 38-year-old John Makdessi is an orthodox fighter with a 68″ 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, you fight southpaw.

Jamie Mullarkey stats

→ Jenkins’s striking accuracy is 46%.
→ Jenkins lands 4.2 significant strikes per minute.
→ Jenkins’s takedown accuracy is 35%.
→ Jenkins’s takedown average is 2.91 per 15 minutes.
→ Jenkins’s takedown defense is 75%.

Jenkins comes in with 46% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.2 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Makdessi fires at 50% accuracy, landing about 5.52 significant strikes per minute. Jamie Mullarkey also has a 35% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 2.91 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Makdessi’s 0 takedowns and 85% takedown accuracy.

John Makdessi stats

→ Makdessi’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Makdessi lands 5.52 significant strikes per minute.
→ Makdessi’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Makdessi’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Makdessi’s takedown defense is 85%.

John spent, on average, 11:59 minutes in the Octagon, and Jamie has an average fight time of 10:18 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be an entertaining clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Jamie or John? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland
September 9, 2023
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jamie Mullarkey vs. John Makdessi

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