Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 20, 2022, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Tyson Pedro will take on Harry “The Hurricane” Hunsucker in the Light Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 278 card.

In this post, we will break down Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 30-year-old, Tyson Pedro is coming in with a 8-3-0 record. Pedro will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Ike Villanueva at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade in April.

Hunsucker, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Justin Tafa on April 23, 2022 at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus and holds a 7-5-0 record.

Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker
30
Age
33
6′ 3″
Height
6′ 2″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
79″
Reach
75″
8-3-0
Record
7-5-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Tyson Pedro has an orthodox fighting stance with a 79″ reach. The 33-year-old, Harry Hunsucker 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.

Tyson Pedro:
→ Pedro’s striking accuracy is 64%.
→ Pedro lands 2.89 significant strikes per minute.
→ Pedro’s takedown accuracy is 25%.
→ Pedro’s takedown average is 0.66 per 15 minutes.
→ Pedro’s takedown defense is 52%.

Pedro comes in with 64% striking accuracy, typically landing about 2.89 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Hunsucker fires at 52% accuracy, landing about 3.83 significant strikes per minute. Tyson Pedro also has a 25% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.66 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Hunsucker’s 0.00 takedowns and 0% takedown accuracy.

Harry Hunsucker:
→ Hunsucker’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Hunsucker lands 3.83 significant strikes per minute.
→ Hunsucker’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Hunsucker’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Hunsucker’s takedown defense is 0%.

Harry spent on average 2:05 minutes in the Octagon and Tyson has an average fight time of 6:32 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 278 is live in , who do you think will win, Tyson or Harry? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2
Date
August 20, 2022
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Matchup
Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker

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