Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs. Gillian Robertson – Fight Preview & Analysis

Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs. Gillian Robertson fight preview

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Chandler is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 29, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In this matchup on the fight card, Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson-Gomez will take on Gillian “The Savage” Oleksiejczuk in the Women’s Strawweight bout. You can view the complete UFC Fight Night card.

Waterson-Gomez brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 62″ reach. In contrast, Oleksiejczuk, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 63″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 46% striking accuracy, Waterson-Gomez has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 3.56 per minute. On the other hand, Oleksiejczuk boasts a 46% striking accuracy, landing approximately 2.61 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs. Gillian Robertson matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 38-year-old, Michelle Waterson-Gomez is coming in with a 18-12-0 record. Waterson-Gomez will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Marina Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Fiziev vs. Gamrot in September.

Oleksiejczuk, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Michelle Waterson-Gomez on September 23, 2023, at UFC 297: Strickland vs. Du Plessis and holds a 13-8-0 record.

Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs. Gillian Robertson
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Age
29
5′ 3″
Height
5′ 5″
115 lbs.
Weight
115 lbs.
62″
Reach
63″
18-12-0
Record
13-8-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Michelle Waterson-Gomez has a orthodox fighting stance with an 62″ reach. The 29-year-old Gillian Robertson is an orthodox fighter with a 63″ 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.

Michelle Waterson-Gomez stats

→ Waterson-Gomez’s striking accuracy is 46%.
→ Waterson-Gomez lands 3.56 significant strikes per minute.
→ Waterson-Gomez’s takedown accuracy is 32%.
→ Waterson-Gomez’s takedown average is 1.42 per 15 minutes.
→ Waterson-Gomez’s takedown defense is 70%.

Waterson-Gomez comes in with 46% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.56 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Oleksiejczuk fires at 46% accuracy, landing about 2.61 significant strikes per minute. Michelle Waterson-Gomez also has a 32% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 1.42 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Oleksiejczuk’s 2.53 takedowns and 43% takedown accuracy.

Gillian Robertson stats

→ Oleksiejczuk’s striking accuracy is 46%.
→ Oleksiejczuk lands 2.61 significant strikes per minute.
→ Oleksiejczuk’s takedown accuracy is 43%.
→ Oleksiejczuk’s takedown average is 2.53 per 15 minutes.
→ Oleksiejczuk’s takedown defense is 43%.

Gillian spent, on average, 9:39 minutes in the Octagon, and Michelle has an average fight time of 13:53 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, Michelle or Gillian? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Chandler
Date
June 29, 2024
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs. Gillian Robertson

You can view the scheduled UFC Fight Night fight card, upcoming UFC schedule 2024, and latest MMA news.

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