Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Josh Emmett will take on Shane “Hurricane” Burgos in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ESPN 11 card.

In this post, we will break down Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 37-year-old, Josh Emmett is coming in with a 15-2-0 record. Emmett will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Mirsad Bektic at UFC Fight Night: De Randamie vs. Ladd in July.

Burgos, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Makwan Amirkhani on July 13, 2019 at UFC 244: Masvidal vs. Diaz and holds a 13-1-0 record.

Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos
5′ 6″
5′ 11″
145 lbs.
145 lbs.

Josh Emmett has an orthodox fighting stance with a 70″ reach. The 31-year-old, Shane Burgos is an orthodox fighter with a 75″ 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.

Emmett comes in with 36% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 3.63 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Burgos fires at 50% accuracy, landing about 7.09 significant strikes per minute. Josh Emmett also has a 45% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.50 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Burgos’s 0.36 takedowns and 90% takedown accuracy.

Shane spent on average 12:02 minutes in the Octagon and Josh has an average fight time of 11:13 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ESPN 11 is live in , who do you think will win, Josh or Shane? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov
June 20, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos

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