Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 16, 2021, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Omari “Wolverine” Akhmedov will take on Tom Breese in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ABC card.

In this post, we will break down Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 33-year-old, Omari Akhmedov is coming in with a 20-5-1 record. Akhmedov will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Chris Weidman at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik in August.

Breese, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against KB Bhullar on August 8, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen and holds a 12-2-0 record.

Omari Akhmedovvs.Tom Breese
33
Age
29
6′ 0″
Height
6′ 3″
185 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
73″
Reach
73″
20-5-1
Record
12-2-0
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Omari Akhmedov has an orthodox fighting stance with a 73″ reach. The 29-year-old, Tom Breese is an southpaw fighter with a 73″ 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.

Omari Akhmedov:
→ Akhmedov’s striking accuracy is 34%.
→ Akhmedov lands 2.92 significant strikes per minute.
→ Akhmedov’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Akhmedov’s takedown average is 2.56 per 15 minutes.
→ Akhmedov’s takedown defense is 65%.

Akhmedov comes in with 34% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.92 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Breese fires at 51% accuracy, landing about 3.77 significant strikes per minute. Omari Akhmedov also has a 50% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.56 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Breese’s 0.00 takedowns and 75% takedown accuracy.

Tom Breese:
→ Breese’s striking accuracy is 51%.
→ Breese lands 3.77 significant strikes per minute.
→ Breese’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Breese’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Breese’s takedown defense is 75%.

Tom spent on average 7:05 minutes in the Octagon and Omari has an average fight time of 12:11 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ABC is live in , who do you think will win, Omari or Tom? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar
Date
January 16, 2021
Location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Omari Akhmedov vs. Tom Breese

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