Rei Tsuruya vs. Carlos Hernandez – Fight Preview & Analysis

Rei Tsuruya vs. Carlos Hernandez fight preview

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Chandler is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 29, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In this matchup on the fight card, Rei “El Nino Problema” Tsuruya will take on Carlos Turcios in the Flyweight bout. You can view the complete UFC Fight Night card.

Tsuruya brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 68″ reach. In contrast, Turcios, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 67″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 62% striking accuracy, Tsuruya has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 2.93 per minute. On the other hand, Turcios boasts a 46% striking accuracy, landing approximately 4.95 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Rei Tsuruya vs. Carlos Hernandez matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 22-year-old, Rei Tsuruya is coming in with a 9-0-0 record. Tsuruya will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Jiniushiyue at Road to UFC 2.7 in February.

Turcios, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Rei Tsuruya on February 3, 2024, at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez and holds a 9-3-0 record.

Rei Tsuruya vs. Carlos Hernandez
22
Age
30
5′ 6″
Height
5′ 8″
125 lbs.
Weight
125 lbs.
68″
Reach
67″
9-0-0
Record
9-3-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Rei Tsuruya has a orthodox fighting stance with an 68″ reach. The 30-year-old Carlos Hernandez is an orthodox fighter with a 67″ 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.

Rei Tsuruya stats

→ Tsuruya’s striking accuracy is 62%.
→ Tsuruya lands 2.93 significant strikes per minute.
→ Tsuruya’s takedown accuracy is 54%.
→ Tsuruya’s takedown average is 6.84 per 15 minutes.
→ Tsuruya’s takedown defense is 50%.

Tsuruya comes in with 62% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.93 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Turcios fires at 46% accuracy, landing about 4.95 significant strikes per minute. Rei Tsuruya also has a 54% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 6.84 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Turcios’s 1.11 takedowns and 65% takedown accuracy.

Carlos Hernandez stats

→ Turcios’s striking accuracy is 46%.
→ Turcios lands 4.95 significant strikes per minute.
→ Turcios’s takedown accuracy is 15%.
→ Turcios’s takedown average is 1.11 per 15 minutes.
→ Turcios’s takedown defense is 65%.

Carlos spent, on average, 10:50 minutes in the Octagon, and Rei has an average fight time of 8:46 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, Rei or Carlos? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Chandler
Date
June 29, 2024
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Rei Tsuruya vs. Carlos Hernandez

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