Lauren Murphy vs. Miesha Tate – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 2, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Lauren “Lucky” Murphy will take on Miesha “Cupcake” Tate in the Women’s Flyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 276 card.

In this post, we will break down Lauren Murphy vs. Miesha Tate matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 38-year-old, Lauren Murphy is coming in with a 15-5-0 record. Murphy will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega in September.

Tate, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Ketlen Vieira on September 25, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Vieira vs. Tate and holds a 19-8-0 record.

Lauren Murphy vs. Miesha Tate
5′ 5″
5′ 6″
125 lbs.
135 lbs.

Lauren Murphy has an orthodox fighting stance with a 67″ reach. The 35-year-old, Miesha Tate is an orthodox fighter with a 65″ 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.

Lauren Murphy:
→ Murphy’s striking accuracy is 38%.
→ Murphy lands 3.58 significant strikes per minute.
→ Murphy’s takedown accuracy is 34%.
→ Murphy’s takedown average is 1.03 per 15 minutes.
→ Murphy’s takedown defense is 65%.

Murphy comes in with 38% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.58 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Tate fires at 43% accuracy, landing about 2.41 significant strikes per minute. Lauren Murphy also has a 34% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.03 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Tate’s 1.99 takedowns and 53% takedown accuracy.

Miesha Tate:
→ Tate’s striking accuracy is 43%.
→ Tate lands 2.41 significant strikes per minute.
→ Tate’s takedown accuracy is 31%.
→ Tate’s takedown average is 1.99 per 15 minutes.
→ Tate’s takedown defense is 53%.

Miesha spent on average 12:40 minutes in the Octagon and Lauren has an average fight time of 14:31 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 276 is live in , who do you think will win, Lauren or Miesha? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier
July 2, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Lauren Murphy vs. Miesha Tate

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