Vitor Petrino vs Modestas Bukauskas – Fight Preview & Analysis

Petrino vs. Bukauskas fight preview

UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Almeida is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 4, 2023, in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Vitor Petrino will take on Modestas “The Baltic Gladiator” Bukauskas in the Light Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night card.

Petrino brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 77″ reach. In contrast, Bukauskas, an switch fighter, stands with a 78″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 50% striking accuracy, Petrino has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 3.35 per minute. On the other hand, Bukauskas boasts a 40% striking accuracy, landing approximately 3.46 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Vitor Petrino vs. Modestas Bukauskas matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 26-year-old, Vitor Petrino is coming in with a 9-0-0 record. Petrino will be fighting for the first time since a win via submission against Marcin Prachnio at UFC 290: Volkanovski vs. Rodriguez in July.

Bukauskas, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Zac Pauga on July 8, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Cannonier and holds a 15-5-0 record.

Vitor Petrino vs. Modestas Bukauskas
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205 lbs.
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Vitor Petrino has a orthodox fighting stance with an 77″ reach. The 30-year-old Modestas Bukauskas is an switch 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, you fight southpaw.

Vitor Petrino stats

→ Petrino’s striking accuracy is 50%.
→ Petrino lands 3.35 significant strikes per minute.
→ Petrino’s takedown accuracy is 73%.
→ Petrino’s takedown average is 4.42 per 15 minutes.
→ Petrino’s takedown defense is 68%.

Petrino comes in with 50% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.35 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Bukauskas fires at 40% accuracy, landing about 3.46 significant strikes per minute. Vitor Petrino also has a 73% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 4.42 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Bukauskas’s 0 takedowns and 75% takedown accuracy.

Modestas Bukauskas stats

→ Bukauskas’s striking accuracy is 40%.
→ Bukauskas lands 3.46 significant strikes per minute.
→ Bukauskas’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Bukauskas’s takedown average is 0 per 15 minutes.
→ Bukauskas’s takedown defense is 75%.

Modestas spent, on average, 9:55 minutes in the Octagon, and Vitor has an average fight time of 12:26 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be a good clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Vitor or Modestas? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Almeida
November 4, 2023
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Vitor Petrino vs. Modestas Bukauskas

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