Molly McCann vs. Bruna Brasil – Fight Preview & Analysis

Molly McCann vs. Bruna Brasil fight preview

UFC 304: Edwards vs. Muhammad 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 27, 2024, in Manchester, England, United Kingdom. In this matchup on the fight card, Molly “Meatball” McCann will take on Bruna “LokDog” Pimblett in the Women’s Strawweight bout. You can view the complete UFC 304 card.

McCann brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 62″ reach. In contrast, Pimblett, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 65″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 49% striking accuracy, McCann has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 5.79 per minute. On the other hand, Pimblett boasts a 62% striking accuracy, landing approximately 2.94 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Molly McCann vs. Bruna Brasil matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 34-year-old, Molly McCann is coming in with a 14-6-0 record. McCann will be fighting for the first time since a win via submission against Diana Belbita at UFC Fight Night: Dolidze vs. Imavov in February.

Pimblett, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Molly McCann on February 3, 2024, at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Pyfer and holds a 9-4-1 record.

Molly McCann vs. Bruna Brasil
34
Age
30
5′ 4″
Height
5′ 6″
115 lbs.
Weight
115 lbs.
62″
Reach
65″
14-6-0
Record
9-4-1
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Molly McCann has a orthodox fighting stance with an 62″ reach. The 30-year-old Bruna Brasil 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.

Molly McCann stats

→ McCann’s striking accuracy is 49%.
→ McCann lands 5.79 significant strikes per minute.
→ McCann’s takedown accuracy is 38%.
→ McCann’s takedown average is 1.82 per 15 minutes.
→ McCann’s takedown defense is 43%.

McCann comes in with 49% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.79 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Pimblett fires at 62% accuracy, landing about 2.94 significant strikes per minute. Molly McCann also has a 38% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 1.82 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Pimblett’s 1.59 takedowns and 53% takedown accuracy.

Bruna Brasil stats

→ Pimblett’s striking accuracy is 62%.
→ Pimblett lands 2.94 significant strikes per minute.
→ Pimblett’s takedown accuracy is 62%.
→ Pimblett’s takedown average is 1.59 per 15 minutes.
→ Pimblett’s takedown defense is 53%.

Bruna spent, on average, 11:49 minutes in the Octagon, and Molly has an average fight time of 10:17 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be an interesting clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Molly or Bruna? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 304: Edwards vs. Muhammad 2
Date
July 27, 2024
Location
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Matchup
Molly McCann vs. Bruna Brasil

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