Matt Frevola vs Benoit Saint Denis – Fight Preview & Analysis

Frevola vs. Saint Denis fight preview

UFC 295: Jones vs. Miocic is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2023, in New York City, New York, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Matt “The SteamRolla” Frevola will take on Benoit “God of War” Saint Denis in the Lightweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 295 card.

Frevola brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 71″ reach. In contrast, Saint Denis, an southpaw fighter, stands with a 73″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 41% striking accuracy, Frevola has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 3.72 per minute. On the other hand, Saint Denis boasts a 52% striking accuracy, landing approximately 5.59 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Matt Frevola vs. Benoit Saint Denis matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Matt Frevola is coming in with a 11-3-1 record. Frevola will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Drew Dober at UFC 288: Sterling vs. Cejudo in May.

Saint Denis, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Thiago Moises on May 6, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Spivac and holds a 12-1-0 (1 NC) record.

Matt Frevola vs. Benoit Saint Denis
34
Age
28
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 11″
155 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
71″
Reach
73″
11-3-1
Record
12-1-0 (1 NC)
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Matt Frevola has a orthodox fighting stance with an 71″ reach. The 28-year-old Benoit Saint Denis is an southpaw 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.

Matt Frevola stats

→ Frevola’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Frevola lands 3.72 significant strikes per minute.
→ Frevola’s takedown accuracy is 36%.
→ Frevola’s takedown average is 2.26 per 15 minutes.
→ Frevola’s takedown defense is 42%.

Frevola comes in with 41% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.72 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Saint Denis fires at 52% accuracy, landing about 5.59 significant strikes per minute. Matt Frevola also has a 36% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 2.26 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Saint Denis’s 4.72 takedowns and 80% takedown accuracy.

Benoit Saint Denis stats

→ Saint Denis’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Saint Denis lands 5.59 significant strikes per minute.
→ Saint Denis’s takedown accuracy is 36%.
→ Saint Denis’s takedown average is 4.72 per 15 minutes.
→ Saint Denis’s takedown defense is 80%.

Benoit spent, on average, 8:16 minutes in the Octagon, and Matt has an average fight time of 7:57 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC 295: Jones vs. Miocic
Date
November 11, 2023
Location
New York City, New York, USA
Matchup
Matt Frevola vs. Benoit Saint Denis

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