Makhmud Muradov vs. Caio Borralho – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 22, 2022, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Makhmud “Mach” Muradov will take on Caio “The Natural” Borralho in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 280 card.

In this post, we will break down Makhmud Muradov vs. Caio Borralho matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 32-year-old, Makhmud Muradov is coming in with a 25-7-0 record. Muradov will be fighting for the first time since a loss via submission against Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze in August.

Borralho, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Armen Petrosyan on August 28, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev and holds a 12-1-0 (1 NC) record.

Makhmud Muradov vs. Caio Borralho
32
Age
29
6′ 2″
Height
5′ 10″
185 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
75″
Reach
75″
25-7-0
Record
12-1-0 (1 NC)
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Makhmud Muradov has an orthodox fighting stance with a 75″ reach. The 29-year-old, Caio Borralho is an southpaw 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.

Makhmud Muradov:
→ Muradov’s striking accuracy is 42%.
→ Muradov lands 5.39 significant strikes per minute.
→ Muradov’s takedown accuracy is 16%.
→ Muradov’s takedown average is 0.31 per 15 minutes.
→ Muradov’s takedown defense is 80%.

Muradov comes in with 42% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.39 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Borralho fires at 62% accuracy, landing about 2.72 significant strikes per minute. Makhmud Muradov also has a 16% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.31 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Borralho’s 2.63 takedowns and 75% takedown accuracy.

Caio Borralho:
→ Borralho’s striking accuracy is 62%.
→ Borralho lands 2.72 significant strikes per minute.
→ Borralho’s takedown accuracy is 80%.
→ Borralho’s takedown average is 2.63 per 15 minutes.
→ Borralho’s takedown defense is 75%.

Caio spent on average 11:24 minutes in the Octagon and Makhmud has an average fight time of 12:14 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 280 is live in , who do you think will win, Makhmud or Caio? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev
Date
October 22, 2022
Location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Makhmud Muradov vs. Caio Borralho

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