UFC FIGHT NIGHT 232: Hooper vs. Leavitt 11/18/23 – As the eagerly anticipated UFC Fight Night 232 approaches, attention shifts to a particularly compelling lightweight contest featuring Chase “The Dream” Hooper versus Jordan “The Monkey King” Leavitt. This encounter presents a fascinating amalgamation of fighting styles and abilities. In our analysis, we meticulously examine the fighters’ historical performances, striking capabilities, grappling statistics, and recent bouts. This is part of our commitment to offering insightful, free MMA analysis aimed at delivering precise predictions for this encounter. Both competitors enter the ring with formidable track records and distinctive strengths, promising an exhilarating showdown between these two talented athletes.
UFC FIGHT NIGHT 232: Hooper vs. Leavitt 11/18/23 Game Info
|When:||Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
Chase “The Dream” Hooper Analysis
Chase Hooper, often referred to as “The Dream,” enters the MMA competition with an impressive record of 12 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw. Standing 6’1″ with a 74-inch reach with an advantage in height and reach over his opponent is key in Hooper’s striking game; landing an average of 5 Significant Strikes per Minute at 51% accuracy with 5 significant strikes per minute; however, his striking defense rates at only 36% while taking 3.67 strikes per minute strikes per minute strikes per minute against Hooper.
Hooper’s grappling statistics reflect a notable versatility in his fighting style. He achieves an average of 1.47 takedowns every 15 minutes with a 22% accuracy rate, coupled with a commendable submission rate of 2.1 per 15 minutes. This data underscores Hooper’s proclivity for ground engagement. Nonetheless, it is important to note that his takedown defense, recorded at 50%, may expose certain susceptibilities when facing opponents with superior grappling experience.
Hooper demonstrated his resilience and adaptability in his most recent fight with Fiore, surmounting challenges to secure victory. His performance showed he could use both his reach as a striking weapon as well as seizing opportunities on the ground to achieve victory.
Jordan “The Monkey King” Leavitt Analysis
Jordan “The Monkey King” Leavitt comes into this fight with an 11-2-0 record and stands 5’9″, boasting a 71-inch reach compared to Hooper. However, his striking remains accurate with 60% accuracy rate through landing fewer strikes per minute (2.64) compared to Hooper; moreover, his defensive skills in striking are more effective at mitigating strikes (1.93 per minute) due to an effective 56% defense rate and effective takedowns.
Leavitt’s grappling statistics are noteworthy. He averages 2.31 takedowns every 15 minutes at 26% accuracy and submits on average one every fifteen minutes; his submission average of 1.2 per 15 minutes shows his ground fighting prowess while his takedown defense stands at only 30%, leaving an opponent with superior grappling abilities open for takedowns against Leavitt.
Leavitt’s victory against Martinez demonstrated his ability to manage the pace and use grappling skills effectively to impose himself over his opponent.
Chase Hooper vs. Jordan Leavitt Stats
|Average Fight Time||11:31||7:25|
|Height||6′ 1″||5′ 9″|
|Weight||155 lbs.||155 lbs.|
|Strikes Landed per Min.||5.00||2.64|
|Strikes Absorbed per Min.||3.67||1.93|
|Takedowns Average/15 min.||1.47||2.31|
|Submission Average/15 min.||2.1||1.2|
Chase Hooper vs. Jordan Leavitt Betting Pick
Based on each fighter’s styles and stats, Chase Hooper appears to be the victor in this matchup. His reach-height advantage combined with an increased output of significant strikes will allow him to effectively manage distance and outstrike Leavitt. Furthermore, Hooper’s submission rate suggests an aggressive ground game should the fight go down to the mat.
Free Pick: Chase “The Dream” Hooper -194
At UFC Fight Night 232, Chase Hooper and Jordan Leavitt’s lightweight bout promises to be an exciting clash of fighting styles. Hooper’s height, reach, striking volume, ground game skills, precision defense, and defensive tactics are notable assets that may help him thwart Hooper; while Leavitt may possess superior precision defense tactics. Multi-handicapper tips often emphasize physical attributes and versatility as essential attributes in fighters – which Hooper certainly aligns well with these principles; making him the favorite as predicted victor of this tactical battle in the lightweight division.