Misha Cirkunov vs. Krzysztof Jotko – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Fight Night 198: Santos vs. Walker is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 2, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Misha Cirkunov will take on Krzysztof Jotko in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 198 card.

In this post, we will break down Misha Cirkunov vs. Krzysztof Jotko matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Misha Cirkunov is coming in with a 15-6-0 record. Cirkunov will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Ryan Spann at UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Muhammad in March.

Jotko, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Sean Strickland on March 13, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs. Prochazka and holds a 22-5-0 record.

Misha Cirkunov vs. Krzysztof Jotko
34
Age
32
6′ 3″
Height
6′ 1″
205 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
77″
Reach
77″
15-6-0
Record
22-5-0
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Misha Cirkunov has an orthodox fighting stance with a 77″ reach. The 32-year-old, Krzysztof Jotko is an southpaw fighter with a 77″ 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.

Misha Cirkunov:
→ Cirkunov’s striking accuracy is 51%.
→ Cirkunov lands 4.18 significant strikes per minute.
→ Cirkunov’s takedown accuracy is 57%.
→ Cirkunov’s takedown average is 4.28 per 15 minutes.
→ Cirkunov’s takedown defense is 71%.

Cirkunov comes in with 51% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.18 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Jotko fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 2.94 significant strikes per minute. Misha Cirkunov also has a 57% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 4.28 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Jotko’s 1.16 takedowns and 87% takedown accuracy.

Krzysztof Jotko:
→ Jotko’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Jotko lands 2.94 significant strikes per minute.
→ Jotko’s takedown accuracy is 34%.
→ Jotko’s takedown average is 1.16 per 15 minutes.
→ Jotko’s takedown defense is 87%.

Krzysztof spent on average 12:54 minutes in the Octagon and Misha has an average fight time of 3:51 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 198 is live in , who do you think will win, Misha or Krzysztof? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 198: Santos vs. Walker
Date
October 2, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Misha Cirkunov vs. Krzysztof Jotko

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