Jimmy Crute vs. Modestas Bukauskas – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Jimmy Crute vs. Modestas Bukauskas fight preview

UFC Fight Night 180: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 17, 2020, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jimmy Crute will take on Modestas “The Baltic Gladiator” Bukauskas in the Light Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 180 card.

In this post, we will break down Jimmy Crute vs. Modestas Bukauskas matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 24-year-old, Jimmy Crute is coming in with a 11-1-0 record. Crute will be fighting for the first time since a win via SUB against Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Hooker in February.

Bukauskas, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Andreas Michailidis on February 22, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige and holds a 11-2-0 record.

Jimmy Crute vs. Modestas Bukauskas
24
Age
26
6′ 2″
Height
6′ 3″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
74″
Reach
78″
11-1-0
Record
11-2-0
Orthodox
Stance
Switch

Jimmy Crute has an orthodox fighting stance with a 74″ reach. The 26-year-old, Modestas Bukauskas is an switch fighter with a 78″ 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.

Jimmy Crute:
→ Crute’s striking accuracy is 55%.
→ Crute lands 4.08 significant strikes per minute.
→ Crute’s takedown accuracy is 81%.
→ Crute’s takedown average is 4.63 per 15 minutes.
→ Crute’s takedown defense is 60%.

Crute comes in with 55% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.08 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Bukauskas fires at 36% accuracy, landing about 3.60 significant strikes per minute. Jimmy Crute also has a 81% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 4.63 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Bukauskas’s 0.00 takedowns and 100% takedown accuracy.

Modestas Bukauskas:
→ Bukauskas’s striking accuracy is 36%.
→ Bukauskas lands 3.60 significant strikes per minute.
→ Bukauskas’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Bukauskas’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Bukauskas’s takedown defense is 100%.

Modestas spent on average 5:00 minutes in the Octagon and Jimmy has an average fight time of 5:50 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 180 is live in , who do you think will win, Jimmy or Modestas? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 180: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie
Date
October 17, 2020
Location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Jimmy Crute vs. Modestas Bukauskas

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