Mike Jackson vs. Pete Rodriguez – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 62: Grasso vs. Araujo is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 15, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Mike “The Truth” Jackson will take on Pete “Dead Game” Rodriguez in the Welterweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 62 card.

In this post, we will break down Mike Jackson vs. Pete Rodriguez matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 37-year-old, Mike Jackson is coming in with a 1-1-0 (1 NC) record. Jackson will be fighting for the first time since a win via DQ against Dean Barry at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade in April.

Rodriguez, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Jack Della Maddalena on April 23, 2022 at UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane and holds a 4-1-2000 record.

Mike Jackson vs. Pete Rodriguez
6′ 2″
5′ 9″
170 lbs.
170 lbs.
1-1-0 (1 NC)

Mike Jackson has an orthodox fighting stance with a 74″ reach. The 26-year-old, Pete Rodriguez 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.

Mike Jackson:
→ Jackson’s striking accuracy is 56%.
→ Jackson lands 4.33 significant strikes per minute.
→ Jackson’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Jackson’s takedown average is 0.76 per 15 minutes.
→ Jackson’s takedown defense is 88%.

Jackson comes in with 56% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.33 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Rodriguez fires at 36% accuracy, landing about 8.38 significant strikes per minute. Mike Jackson also has a 50% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.76 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Rodriguez’s 0 takedowns and 0% takedown accuracy.

Pete Rodriguez:
→ Rodriguez’s striking accuracy is 36%.
→ Rodriguez lands 8.38 significant strikes per minute.
→ Rodriguez’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Rodriguez’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Rodriguez’s takedown defense is 0%.

Pete spent on average 2:59 minutes in the Octagon and Mike has an average fight time of 6:32 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 62 is live in , who do you think will win, Mike or Pete? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 62: Grasso vs. Araujo
October 15, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Mike Jackson vs. Pete Rodriguez

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