Shane Young vs Gabriel Miranda – Fight Preview & Analysis

UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 9, 2023, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Shane “Smokin'” Diamond will take on Gabriel “Fly” Miranda in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 293 card.

Diamond brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 72″ reach. In contrast, Miranda, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 71″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 40% striking accuracy, Diamond has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 5.24 per minute. On the other hand, Miranda boasts a 54% striking accuracy, landing approximately 3.8 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Shane Young vs. Gabriel Miranda matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 30-year-old, Shane Young is coming in with a 13-7-0 record. Diamond will be fighting for the first time since a loss via unanimous decision against Blake Bilder at UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski in February.

Miranda, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Benoit Saint Denis on February 11, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa and holds a 16-6-0 record.

Shane Young vs. Gabriel Miranda
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Shane Young has a orthodox fighting stance with an 72″ reach. The 33-year-old Gabriel Miranda is an orthodox fighter with a 71″ 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.

Shane Young stats

→ Diamond’s striking accuracy is 40%.
→ Diamond lands 5.24 significant strikes per minute.
→ Diamond’s takedown accuracy is 18%.
→ Diamond’s takedown average is 0.63 per 15 minutes.
→ Diamond’s takedown defense is 65%.

Diamond comes in with 40% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.24 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Miranda fires at 54% accuracy, landing about 3.8 significant strikes per minute. Shane Young also has a 18% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 0.63 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Miranda’s 2.85 takedowns and 0% takedown accuracy.

Gabriel Miranda stats

→ Miranda’s striking accuracy is 54%.
→ Miranda lands 3.8 significant strikes per minute.
→ Miranda’s takedown accuracy is 33%.
→ Miranda’s takedown average is 2.85 per 15 minutes.
→ Miranda’s takedown defense is 0%.

Gabriel spent, on average, 5:16 minutes in the Octagon, and Shane has an average fight time of 11:49 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be a fun clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Shane or Gabriel? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland
September 9, 2023
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Shane Young vs. Gabriel Miranda

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