Opponent Breakdown – James Head UFC 149
Well UFC 149 in Alberta is only days away, so its time we run a breakdown on this weekends opponent.
With a 8-2-0 career heading into this weekends fight, James Head is taking on veteran Brian Ebersole in what is sure to be a mix of skills and flair. James Head is fighting out of Oklahoma City, originaly from Illinois and despite his background in boxing, has done his share of submission fighting, having last tapped Papy Abedi at the UFC on FUEL TV 2 event earlier this year in Sweden.
Height: 6′ 1″ ( 185 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
College: University of Missouri – Rolla
Degree: Petroleum Engineering
Total Atempted Strikes: 99
Total Successful Strikes: 51
Successful Strikes: Standing 59% – Clinch 34%
Striking Defense: 41%
Total Takedowns: 0
Takedown Defense: 25%
Total Atempted Strikes: 183
Total Successful Strikes: 113
Successful Strikes: Standing 34% – Clinch 21% – Ground 45%
Striking Defense: 55%
Total Takedowns: 25
Takedown Defense: 60%
It’s gearing up to be a great battle. Tune in this weekend to watch the war.