Maycee Barber vs. Rose Namajunas – Fight Preview & Analysis

Maycee Barber vs. Rose Namajunas fight preview

UFC Fight Night: Barber vs. Namajunas is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 13, 2024, in Denver, Colorado, USA. In this matchup on the fight card, Maycee “The Future” Barber will take on Rose “Thug” Oliveira in the Women’s Flyweight bout. You can view the complete UFC Fight Night card.

Barber brings a unique switch fighting stance with an 65″ reach. In contrast, Oliveira, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 65″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 53% striking accuracy, Barber has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 4.7 per minute. On the other hand, Oliveira boasts a 41% striking accuracy, landing approximately 3.69 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Maycee Barber vs. Rose Namajunas matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 26-year-old, Maycee Barber is coming in with a 14-2-0 record. Barber will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Katlyn Cerminara at UFC 299: O’Malley vs. Vera 2 in March.

Oliveira, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Maycee Barber on March 9, 2024, at UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs. Namajunas and holds a 13-6-0 record.

Maycee Barber vs. Rose Namajunas
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Maycee Barber has a switch fighting stance with an 65″ reach. The 32-year-old Rose Namajunas 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, you fight southpaw.

Maycee Barber stats

→ Barber’s striking accuracy is 53%.
→ Barber lands 4.7 significant strikes per minute.
→ Barber’s takedown accuracy is 43%.
→ Barber’s takedown average is 1.44 per 15 minutes.
→ Barber’s takedown defense is 53%.

Barber comes in with 53% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.7 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Oliveira fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 3.69 significant strikes per minute. Maycee Barber also has a 43% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 1.44 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Oliveira’s 1.38 takedowns and 59% takedown accuracy.

Rose Namajunas stats

→ Oliveira’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Oliveira lands 3.69 significant strikes per minute.
→ Oliveira’s takedown accuracy is 47%.
→ Oliveira’s takedown average is 1.38 per 15 minutes.
→ Oliveira’s takedown defense is 59%.

Rose spent, on average, 14:27 minutes in the Octagon, and Maycee has an average fight time of 12:10 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC Fight Night: Barber vs. Namajunas
July 13, 2024
Denver, Colorado, USA
Maycee Barber vs. Rose Namajunas

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