Sodiq Yusuff vs. Arnold Allen – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ABC 2: Till vs. Vettori is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 10, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Sodiq “Super” Yusuff will take on Arnold “Almighty” Allen in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ABC 2 card.

In this post, we will break down Sodiq Yusuff vs. Arnold Allen matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 27-year-old, Sodiq Yusuff is coming in with a 11-1-0 record. Yusuff will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Andre Fili at UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy in January.

Allen, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Nik Lentz on January 18, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Dos Santos and holds a 16-1-0 record.

Sodiq Yusuffvs.Arnold Allen
27
Age
27
5′ 9″
Height
5′ 8″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
71″
Reach
70″
11-1-0
Record
16-1-0
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Sodiq Yusuff has an orthodox fighting stance with a 71″ reach. The 27-year-old, Arnold Allen is an southpaw fighter with a 70″ 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.

Sodiq Yusuff:
→ Yusuff’s striking accuracy is 49%.
→ Yusuff lands 6.10 significant strikes per minute.
→ Yusuff’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Yusuff’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Yusuff’s takedown defense is 72%.

Yusuff comes in with 49% striking accuracy, typically landing about 6.10 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Allen fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 3.19 significant strikes per minute. Sodiq Yusuff also has a 0% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.00 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Allen’s 1.36 takedowns and 76% takedown accuracy.

Arnold Allen:
→ Allen’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Allen lands 3.19 significant strikes per minute.
→ Allen’s takedown accuracy is 52%.
→ Allen’s takedown average is 1.36 per 15 minutes.
→ Allen’s takedown defense is 76%.

Arnold spent on average 14:12 minutes in the Octagon and Sodiq has an average fight time of 10:18 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ABC 2 is live in , who do you think will win, Sodiq or Arnold? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ABC 2: Till vs. Vettori
Date
April 10, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Sodiq Yusuff vs. Arnold Allen

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