Joseph Holmes vs. Junyong Park – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Joseph “Uglyman Joe” Holmes will take on Junyong “The Iron Turtle” Park in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 63 card.

In this post, we will break down Joseph Holmes vs. Junyong Park matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 27-year-old, Joseph Holmes is coming in with a 8-2-2000 record. Holmes will be fighting for the first time since a win via submission against Alen Amedovski at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira in May.

Park, meanwhile, is coming off a split decision win against Eryk Anders on May 21, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira and holds a 14-5-0 record.

Joseph Holmes vs. Junyong Park
27
Age
31
6′ 4″
Height
5′ 10″
185 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
80″
Reach
73″
8-2-2000
Record
14-5-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Joseph Holmes has an orthodox fighting stance with a 80″ reach. The 31-year-old, Junyong Park is an orthodox fighter with a 73″ 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.

Joseph Holmes:
→ Holmes’s striking accuracy is 51%.
→ Holmes lands 3.31 significant strikes per minute.
→ Holmes’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Holmes’s takedown average is 1.89 per 15 minutes.
→ Holmes’s takedown defense is 60%.

Holmes comes in with 51% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.31 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Park fires at 50% accuracy, landing about 5.14 significant strikes per minute. Joseph Holmes also has a 37% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.89 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Park’s 2.12 takedowns and 70% takedown accuracy.

Junyong Park:
→ Park’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Park lands 5.14 significant strikes per minute.
→ Park’s takedown accuracy is 55%.
→ Park’s takedown average is 2.12 per 15 minutes.
→ Park’s takedown defense is 70%.

Junyong spent on average 12:59 minutes in the Octagon and Joseph has an average fight time of 7:57 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 63 is live in , who do you think will win, Joseph or Junyong? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen
Date
October 29, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Joseph Holmes vs. Junyong Park

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