Raphael Assuncao vs. Victor Henry – 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, Raphael Assuncao will take on Victor “La Mangosta” Henry in the Bantamweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 62 card.

In this post, we will break down Raphael Assuncao vs. Victor Henry matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 40-year-old, Raphael Assuncao is coming in with a 27-9-0 record. Assuncao will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Ricky Simon at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus in December.

Henry, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Raoni Barcelos on December 18, 2021 at UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane and holds a 22-5-0 record.

Raphael Assuncao vs. Victor Henry
40
Age
35
5′ 5″
Height
5′ 7″
135 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
66″
Reach
68″
27-9-0
Record
22-5-0
Orthodox
Stance
Switch

Raphael Assuncao has an orthodox fighting stance with a 66″ reach. The 35-year-old, Victor Henry is an switch fighter with a 68″ 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.

Raphael Assuncao:
→ Assuncao’s striking accuracy is 40%.
→ Assuncao lands 3.2 significant strikes per minute.
→ Assuncao’s takedown accuracy is 38%.
→ Assuncao’s takedown average is 1.44 per 15 minutes.
→ Assuncao’s takedown defense is 77%.

Assuncao comes in with 40% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.2 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Henry fires at 51% accuracy, landing about 12.07 significant strikes per minute. Raphael Assuncao also has a 38% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.44 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Henry’s 0 takedowns and 85% takedown accuracy.

Victor Henry:
→ Henry’s striking accuracy is 51%.
→ Henry lands 12.07 significant strikes per minute.
→ Henry’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Henry’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Henry’s takedown defense is 85%.

Victor spent on average 15:00 minutes in the Octagon and Raphael has an average fight time of 12:19 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC Vegas 62: Grasso vs. Araujo
Date
October 15, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Raphael Assuncao vs. Victor Henry

You can view the scheduled UFC Vegas 62 fight card, upcoming UFC schedule 2021, and latest MMA news.

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