Terrance McKinney vs. Erick Gonzalez – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC on ESPN 40: Santos vs. Hill is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 6, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Terrance “T. Wrecks” McKinney will take on Erick “The Ghost Pepper” Gonzalez in the Lightweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ESPN 40 card.

In this post, we will break down Terrance McKinney vs. Erick Gonzalez matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 27-year-old, Terrance McKinney is coming in with a 12-4-0 record. McKinney will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Drew Dober at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Ankalaev in March.

Gonzalez, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Jim Miller on March 12, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Ladd vs. Dumont and holds a 14-6-0 record.

Terrance McKinney vs. Erick Gonzalez
5′ 10″
5′ 11″
155 lbs.
155 lbs.

Terrance McKinney has an switch fighting stance with a 73″ reach. The 30-year-old, Erick Gonzalez is an orthodox fighter with a 75″ 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.

Terrance McKinney:
→ McKinney’s striking accuracy is 59%.
→ McKinney lands 4.11 significant strikes per minute.
→ McKinney’s takedown accuracy is 44%.
→ McKinney’s takedown average is 4.84 per 15 minutes.
→ McKinney’s takedown defense is 100%.

McKinney comes in with 59% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.11 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Gonzalez fires at 37% accuracy, landing about 2.68 significant strikes per minute. Terrance McKinney also has a 44% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 4.84 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Gonzalez’s 2.87 takedowns and 50% takedown accuracy.

Erick Gonzalez:
→ Gonzalez’s striking accuracy is 37%.
→ Gonzalez lands 2.68 significant strikes per minute.
→ Gonzalez’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Gonzalez’s takedown average is 2.87 per 15 minutes.
→ Gonzalez’s takedown defense is 50%.

Erick spent on average 5:14 minutes in the Octagon and Terrance has an average fight time of 3:06 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ESPN 40 is live in , who do you think will win, Terrance or Erick? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 40: Santos vs. Hill
August 6, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Terrance McKinney vs. Erick Gonzalez

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