Uriah Hall vs. Chris Weidman – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Uriah “Prime Time” Hall will take on Chris “The All-American” Weidman in the Middleweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 261 card.

In this post, we will break down Uriah Hall vs. Chris Weidman matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 36-year-old, Uriah Hall is coming in with a 17-9-0 record. Hall will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Anderson Silva at UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva in October.

Weidman, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Omari Akhmedov on October 31, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik and holds a 15-5-0 record.

Uriah Hallvs.Chris Weidman
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Uriah Hall has an orthodox fighting stance with a 79″ reach. The 36-year-old, Chris Weidman is an orthodox fighter with a 78″ 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.

Uriah Hall:
→ Hall’s striking accuracy is 51%.
→ Hall lands 3.34 significant strikes per minute.
→ Hall’s takedown accuracy is 38%.
→ Hall’s takedown average is 0.67 per 15 minutes.
→ Hall’s takedown defense is 69%.

Hall comes in with 51% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.34 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Weidman fires at 43% accuracy, landing about 3.03 significant strikes per minute. Uriah Hall also has a 38% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.67 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Weidman’s 3.93 takedowns and 65% takedown accuracy.

Chris Weidman:
→ Weidman’s striking accuracy is 43%.
→ Weidman lands 3.03 significant strikes per minute.
→ Weidman’s takedown accuracy is 47%.
→ Weidman’s takedown average is 3.93 per 15 minutes.
→ Weidman’s takedown defense is 65%.

Chris spent on average 10:16 minutes in the Octagon and Uriah has an average fight time of 9:44 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 261 is live in , who do you think will win, Uriah or Chris? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2
April 24, 2021
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Uriah Hall vs. Chris Weidman

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