Orion Cosce vs. Blood Diamond – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, in Kallang, Singapore. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Orion “Galaxy” Cosce will take on Blood Diamond in the Welterweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 275 card.

In this post, we will break down Orion Cosce vs. Blood Diamond matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 27-year-old, Orion Cosce is coming in with a 7-1-0 record. Cosce will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Phil Rowe at UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Strickland in July.

Diamond, meanwhile, is coming off a submission loss against Jeremiah Wells on July 31, 2021 at UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 and holds a 3-1-0 record.

Orion Cosce vs. Blood Diamond
27
Age
33
5′ 11″
Height
5′ 11″
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
71″
Reach
76″
7-1-0
Record
3-1-0
Switch
Stance
Switch

Orion Cosce has an switch fighting stance with a 71″ reach. The 33-year-old, Blood Diamond is an switch fighter with a 76″ 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.

Orion Cosce:
→ Cosce’s striking accuracy is 55%.
→ Cosce lands 3.70 significant strikes per minute.
→ Cosce’s takedown accuracy is 42%.
→ Cosce’s takedown average is 1.87 per 15 minutes.
→ Cosce’s takedown defense is 70%.

Cosce comes in with 55% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.70 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Diamond fires at 33% accuracy, landing about 0.22 significant strikes per minute. Orion Cosce also has a 42% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.87 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Diamond’s 0.00 takedowns and 80% takedown accuracy.

Blood Diamond:
→ Diamond’s striking accuracy is 33%.
→ Diamond lands 0.22 significant strikes per minute.
→ Diamond’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Diamond’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Diamond’s takedown defense is 80%.

Blood spent on average 4:38 minutes in the Octagon and Orion has an average fight time of 12:02 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 275 is live in , who do you think will win, Orion or Blood? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka
Date
June 11, 2022
Location
Kallang, Singapore
Matchup
Orion Cosce vs. Blood Diamond

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