Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez fight preview

UFC Fight Night 180: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 17, 2020, in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Thomas “Thominhas” Almeida will take on Jonathan “Dragon” Martinez in the Featherweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 180 card.

In this post, we will break down Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Thomas Almeida is coming in with a 22-3-0 record. Almeida will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Rob Font at UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou in January.

Martinez, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Frankie Saenz on January 20, 2018 at UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan and holds a 12-3-0 record.

Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez
29
Age
26
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 8″
145 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
70″
Reach
70″
22-3-0
Record
12-3-0
Southpaw
Stance
Southpaw

Thomas Almeida has an southpaw fighting stance with a 70″ reach. The 26-year-old, Jonathan Martinez 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.

Thomas Almeida:
→ Almeida’s striking accuracy is 45%.
→ Almeida lands 5.66 significant strikes per minute.
→ Almeida’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Almeida’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Almeida’s takedown defense is 75%.

Almeida comes in with 45% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.66 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Martinez fires at 50% accuracy, landing about 4.22 significant strikes per minute. Thomas Almeida also has a 0% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.00 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Martinez’s 0.64 takedowns and 46% takedown accuracy.

Jonathan Martinez:
→ Martinez’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Martinez lands 4.22 significant strikes per minute.
→ Martinez’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Martinez’s takedown average is 0.64 per 15 minutes.
→ Martinez’s takedown defense is 46%.

Jonathan spent on average 13:58 minutes in the Octagon and Thomas has an average fight time of 7:38 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 180 is live in , who do you think will win, Thomas or Jonathan? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 180: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie
Date
October 17, 2020
Location
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Matchup
Thomas Almeida vs. Jonathan Martinez

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