Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia fight preview

UFC Fight Night 173: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 1, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood will take on Jennifer Maia in the Women’s Flyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 173 card.

In this post, we will break down Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Joanne Calderwood is coming in with a 14-4-0 record. Calderwood will be fighting for the first time since a win via split decision against Andrea Lee at UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier in September.

Maia, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Katlyn Chookagian on September 7, 2019 at UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz and holds a 17-6-1 record.

Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia
5′ 6″
5′ 4″
125 lbs.
125 lbs.

Joanne Calderwood has an orthodox fighting stance with a 65″ reach. The 31-year-old, Jennifer Maia is an orthodox fighter with a 64″ 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.

Joanne Calderwood:
→ Calderwood’s striking accuracy is 47%.
→ Calderwood lands 6.19 significant strikes per minute.
→ Calderwood’s takedown accuracy is 56%.
→ Calderwood’s takedown average is 1.85 per 15 minutes.
→ Calderwood’s takedown defense is 55%.

Calderwood comes in with 47% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.19 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Maia fires at 38% accuracy, landing about 4.05 significant strikes per minute. Joanne Calderwood also has a 56% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.85 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Maia’s 0.25 takedowns and 75% takedown accuracy.

Jennifer Maia:
→ Maia’s striking accuracy is 38%.
→ Maia lands 4.05 significant strikes per minute.
→ Maia’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Maia’s takedown average is 0.25 per 15 minutes.
→ Maia’s takedown defense is 75%.

Jennifer spent on average 15:00 minutes in the Octagon and Joanne has an average fight time of 11:23 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 173 is live in , who do you think will win, Joanne or Jennifer? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 173: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan
August 1, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Joanne Calderwood vs. Jennifer Maia

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