Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy fight preview

UFC on ESPN 12: Poirier vs. Hooker is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 27, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Luis “Violent Bob Ross” Pena will take on Khama “The Death Star” Worthy in the Lightweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ESPN 12 card.

In this post, we will break down Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 27-year-old, Luis Pena is coming in with a 8-2-0 record. Pena will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Steve Garcia at UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo in February.

Worthy, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Devonte Smith on February 29, 2020 at UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 and holds a 15-6-0 record.

Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy
27
Age
33
6′ 3″
Height
5′ 11″
155 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
75″
Reach
74″
8-2-0
Record
15-6-0
Southpaw
Stance
Orthodox

Luis Pena has an southpaw fighting stance with a 75″ reach. The 33-year-old, Khama Worthy is an orthodox fighter with a 74″ 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.

Pena comes in with 46% striking accuracy, he typically lands about 3.32 significant strikes every minute. His opponent, Worthy fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 4.94 significant strikes per minute. Luis Pena also has a 29% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.00 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Worthy’s 0.00 takedowns and 0% takedown accuracy.

Khama spent on average 4:15 minutes in the Octagon and Luis has an average fight time of 12:28 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ESPN 12 is live in , who do you think will win, Luis or Khama? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 12: Poirier vs. Hooker
Date
June 27, 2020
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy

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