Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas fight preview

UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jessica “Bate Estaca” Andrade will take on Rose “Thug” Namajunas in the Women’s Strawweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 251 card.

In this post, we will break down Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 30-year-old, Jessica Andrade is coming in with a 20-7-0 record. Andrade will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Weili Zhang at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang in August.

Namajunas, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Jessica Andrade on August 31, 2019 at UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade and holds a 9-4-0 record.

Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas
30
Age
29
5′ 1″
Height
5′ 5″
115 lbs.
Weight
115 lbs.
62″
Reach
65″
20-7-0
Record
9-4-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Jessica Andrade has an orthodox fighting stance with a 62″ reach. The 29-year-old, Rose Namajunas is an orthodox fighter with a 65″ 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.

Jessica Andrade:
→ Andrade’s striking accuracy is 51%.
→ Andrade lands 6.55 significant strikes per minute.
→ Andrade’s takedown accuracy is 58%.
→ Andrade’s takedown average is 3.21 per 15 minutes.
→ Andrade’s takedown defense is 76%.

Andrade comes in with 51% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.55 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Namajunas fires at 42% accuracy, landing about 3.95 significant strikes per minute. Jessica Andrade also has a 58% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 3.21 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Namajunas’s 2.17 takedowns and 46% takedown accuracy.

Rose Namajunas:
→ Namajunas’s striking accuracy is 42%.
→ Namajunas lands 3.95 significant strikes per minute.
→ Namajunas’s takedown accuracy is 55%.
→ Namajunas’s takedown average is 2.17 per 15 minutes.
→ Namajunas’s takedown defense is 46%.

Rose spent on average 12:16 minutes in the Octagon and Jessica has an average fight time of 10:13 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 251 is live in , who do you think will win, Jessica or Rose? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal
Date
July 11, 2020
Location
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas

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