Rose Namajunas vs. Tracy Cortez – Fight Preview & Analysis

Rose Namajunas vs. Tracy Cortez fight preview

UFC on ESPN 59: Namajunas vs. Cortez is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 13, 2024, in Denver, Colorado, USA. In this matchup on the fight card, Rose “Thug” Namajunas will take on Tracy Cortez in the Women’s Flyweight bout. You can view the complete UFC on ESPN 59 card.

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

With a 41% striking accuracy, Namajunas has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 3.69 per minute. On the other hand, Cortez boasts a 53% striking accuracy, landing approximately 4.11 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Rose Namajunas vs. Tracy Cortez matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 32-year-old, Rose Namajunas is coming in with a 13-6-0 record. Namajunas will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Amanda Ribas at UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs. Namajunas in March.

Cortez, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Rose Namajunas on March 23, 2024, at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 and holds a 11-1-0 record.

Rose Namajunas vs. Tracy Cortez
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Rose Namajunas has a orthodox fighting stance with an 65″ reach. The 30-year-old Tracy Cortez 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.

Rose Namajunas stats

→ Namajunas’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Namajunas lands 3.69 significant strikes per minute.
→ Namajunas’s takedown accuracy is 47%.
→ Namajunas’s takedown average is 1.38 per 15 minutes.
→ Namajunas’s takedown defense is 59%.

Namajunas comes in with 41% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.69 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Cortez fires at 53% accuracy, landing about 4.11 significant strikes per minute. Rose Namajunas also has a 47% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 1.38 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Cortez’s 2.33 takedowns and 75% takedown accuracy.

Tracy Cortez stats

→ Cortez’s striking accuracy is 53%.
→ Cortez lands 4.11 significant strikes per minute.
→ Cortez’s takedown accuracy is 46%.
→ Cortez’s takedown average is 2.33 per 15 minutes.
→ Cortez’s takedown defense is 75%.

Tracy spent, on average, 15:00 minutes in the Octagon, and Rose has an average fight time of 14:27 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, Rose or Tracy? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 59: Namajunas vs. Cortez
July 13, 2024
Denver, Colorado, USA
Rose Namajunas vs. Tracy Cortez

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