Tim Means vs. Max Griffin – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means will take on Max “Pain” Griffin in the Welterweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 63 card.

In this post, we will break down Tim Means vs. Max Griffin matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 38-year-old, Tim Means is coming in with a 32-13-1 (1 NC) record. Means will be fighting for the first time since a loss via submission against Kevin Holland at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett in June.

Griffin, meanwhile, is coming off a split decision loss against Neil Magny on June 18, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Daukaus and holds a 18-9-0 record.

Tim Means vs. Max Griffin
6′ 2″
5′ 11″
170 lbs.
170 lbs.
32-13-1 (1 NC)

Tim Means has an orthodox fighting stance with a 75″ reach. The 37-year-old, Max Griffin is an orthodox fighter with a 76″ 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.

Tim Means:
→ Means’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Means lands 5.01 significant strikes per minute.
→ Means’s takedown accuracy is 39%.
→ Means’s takedown average is 1.02 per 15 minutes.
→ Means’s takedown defense is 66%.

Means comes in with 48% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.01 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Griffin fires at 50% accuracy, landing about 4.36 significant strikes per minute. Tim Means also has a 39% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.02 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Griffin’s 1.48 takedowns and 75% takedown accuracy.

Max Griffin:
→ Griffin’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Griffin lands 4.36 significant strikes per minute.
→ Griffin’s takedown accuracy is 50%.
→ Griffin’s takedown average is 1.48 per 15 minutes.
→ Griffin’s takedown defense is 75%.

Max spent on average 12:30 minutes in the Octagon and Tim has an average fight time of 10:00 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 63 is live in , who do you think will win, Tim or Max? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 63: Kattar vs. Allen
October 29, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Tim Means vs. Max Griffin

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