Tabatha Ricci vs Loopy Godinez – Fight Preview & Analysis

Ricci vs. Godinez fight preview

UFC 295: Jones vs. Miocic is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2023, in New York City, New York, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Tabatha “Baby Shark” Ricci will take on Loopy Godinez in the Women’s Strawweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 295 card.

Ricci brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 61″ reach. In contrast, Godinez, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 61″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 37% striking accuracy, Ricci has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 4.12 per minute. On the other hand, Godinez boasts a 50% striking accuracy, landing approximately 4.03 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Tabatha Ricci vs. Loopy Godinez matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Tabatha Ricci is coming in with a 9-1-0 record. Ricci will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Gillian Robertson at UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Topuria in June.

Godinez, meanwhile, is coming off a submission win against Elise Reed on June 24, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 and holds a 11-3-0 record.

Tabatha Ricci vs. Loopy Godinez
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Tabatha Ricci has a orthodox fighting stance with an 61″ reach. The 30-year-old Loopy Godinez is an orthodox fighter with a 61″ 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.

Tabatha Ricci stats

→ Ricci’s striking accuracy is 37%.
→ Ricci lands 4.12 significant strikes per minute.
→ Ricci’s takedown accuracy is 48%.
→ Ricci’s takedown average is 4.23 per 15 minutes.
→ Ricci’s takedown defense is 66%.

Ricci comes in with 37% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.12 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Godinez fires at 50% accuracy, landing about 4.03 significant strikes per minute. Tabatha Ricci also has a 48% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 4.23 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Godinez’s 3.82 takedowns and 82% takedown accuracy.

Loopy Godinez stats

→ Godinez’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Godinez lands 4.03 significant strikes per minute.
→ Godinez’s takedown accuracy is 47%.
→ Godinez’s takedown average is 3.82 per 15 minutes.
→ Godinez’s takedown defense is 82%.

Loopy spent, on average, 13:06 minutes in the Octagon, and Tabatha has an average fight time of 12:03 minutes.

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

Event Name
UFC 295: Jones vs. Miocic
November 11, 2023
New York City, New York, USA
Tabatha Ricci vs. Loopy Godinez

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