Julio Arce vs. Herbert Burns – Fight Preview & Analysis

Julio Arce vs. Herbert Burns fight preview

UFC on ESPN 54: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 30, 2024, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. In this matchup on the fight card, Julio “Monster” Arce will take on Herbert “The Blaze” Chiasson in the Featherweight bout. You can view the complete UFC on ESPN 54 card.

Arce brings a unique southpaw fighting stance with an 70″ reach. In contrast, Chiasson, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 73″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 36% striking accuracy, Arce has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 4.38 per minute. On the other hand, Chiasson boasts a 51% striking accuracy, landing approximately 1.61 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Julio Arce vs. Herbert Burns matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Julio Arce is coming in with a 18-6-0 record. Arce will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Montel Jackson at UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira in November.

Chiasson, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Julio Arce on November 12, 2022, at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez and holds a 11-4-0 record.

Julio Arce vs. Herbert Burns
34
Age
36
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 9″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
70″
Reach
73″
18-6-0
Record
11-4-0
Southpaw
Stance
Orthodox

Julio Arce has a southpaw fighting stance with an 70″ reach. The 36-year-old Herbert Burns 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, you fight southpaw.

Julio Arce stats

→ Arce’s striking accuracy is 36%.
→ Arce lands 4.38 significant strikes per minute.
→ Arce’s takedown accuracy is 30%.
→ Arce’s takedown average is 0.49 per 15 minutes.
→ Arce’s takedown defense is 95%.

Arce comes in with 36% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.38 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Chiasson fires at 51% accuracy, landing about 1.61 significant strikes per minute. Julio Arce also has a 30% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 0.49 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Chiasson’s 3.92 takedowns and 60% takedown accuracy.

Herbert Burns stats

→ Chiasson’s striking accuracy is 51%.
→ Chiasson lands 1.61 significant strikes per minute.
→ Chiasson’s takedown accuracy is 75%.
→ Chiasson’s takedown average is 3.92 per 15 minutes.
→ Chiasson’s takedown defense is 60%.

Herbert spent, on average, 4:36 minutes in the Octagon, and Julio has an average fight time of 12:16 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be a good clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Julio or Herbert? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 54: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot
Date
March 30, 2024
Location
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Matchup
Julio Arce vs. Herbert Burns

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