Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar fight preview

UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 12, 2022, in New York City, New York, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Matt “The SteamRolla” Frevola will take on Ottman “Bulldozer” Azaitar in the Lightweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 281 card.

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

The 33-year-old, Matt Frevola is coming in with a 9-3-2001 record. Frevola will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Genaro Valdez at UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane in January.

Azaitar, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Khama Worthy on January 22, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Hill and holds a 13-0-0 record.

Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar
5′ 9″
5′ 8″
155 lbs.
155 lbs.

Matt Frevola has an orthodox fighting stance with a 71″ reach. The 34-year-old, Ottman Azaitar is an switch fighter with a 71″ 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.

Matt Frevola:
→ Frevola’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Frevola lands 3.43 significant strikes per minute.
→ Frevola’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Frevola’s takedown average is 2.47 per 15 minutes.
→ Frevola’s takedown defense is 42%.

Frevola comes in with 41% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.43 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Azaitar fires at 57% accuracy, landing about 8.43 significant strikes per minute. Matt Frevola also has a 37% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.47 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Azaitar’s 0 takedowns and 100% takedown accuracy.

Ottman Azaitar:
→ Azaitar’s striking accuracy is 57%.
→ Azaitar lands 8.43 significant strikes per minute.
→ Azaitar’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Azaitar’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Azaitar’s takedown defense is 100%.

Ottman spent on average 2:33 minutes in the Octagon and Matt has an average fight time of 9:07 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 281 is live in , who do you think will win, Matt or Ottman? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira
November 12, 2022
New York City, New York, USA
Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar

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