Alejandro Perez vs Song Yadong MMA Betting Tips - 7/6/2019
Alejandro Perez vs Song Yadong
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Alejandro "Turbo" Perez (22-7-1) will battle Song "The Terminator" Yadong (14-4-0) at UFC 239 in T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The opening odds have Perez priced at +120 while Yadong is at -163.
Alejandro "Turbo" Perez comes into this fight with 22 wins and 7 defeats. The San Jose, CA product is 29 years old, weighs 135 lbs and stands 5'6" inches tall. He has a 67.0" reach and fights in the bantamweight division. Perez has a total of 9 fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In his last time out, Perez lost in round 3 against Cody Stamann by unanimous decision. In the bantamweight division, he is 18th in strikes with 509 and is 157th out of all fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
When it comes to strike accuracy, Alejandro Perez ranks 394th in the UFC and 51st in the bantamweight division landing 43.5% of the shots he throws. He also has a total of 3 takedowns which has him sitting at 287th in the UFC and 41st in the bantamweight division. Perez finishes 16.7% of his takedown tries which has him sitting at 402nd in the UFC and 59th among fighters in the division. He ranks 17th among fighters in the division and 142nd in the UFC for significant strikes with 362. Of those significant strikes, 234 of them were directed at the head while 34 of them were directed at the midsection which has him sitting at 15th and 35th respectively among fighters in the division. At UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Ivanov, he earned a victory via unanimous decision in round 3 when he faced Eddie Wineland. In the fight before that, Perez earned a victory in the 2nd round when he faced Matthew Lopez at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Gaethje by KO/TKO.
Putting on the gloves for this fight, Song "The Terminator" Yadong has a total of 14 victories and 4 losses. The 21-year-old hailing from Heilongjiang, China measures 5'8" inches tall and weighs in at 135 lbs. The Team Alpha Male fighter competes in the bantamweight division and has a 67.0" reach. He has a total of 3 fights in the UFC. Song Yadong won by unanimous decision when he fought Vince Morales in his most recent fight at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2. In terms of strikes, Yadong is 318th out of all fighters in the UFC and 47th among fighters in the division with 183.
In terms of strike accuracy, he is connecting on 50.0% of the shots he throws which ranks him 33rd in the bantamweight division and 289th among UFC fighters. In addition, Yadong ranks 37th in the bantamweight division and 283rd among UFC fighters with a total of 3 takedowns. Ranking 1st among fighters in the division and 1st among UFC fighters, Yadong finishes 100.0% of his takedown attempts. With 126 significant strikes, he ranks 320th among UFC fighters and 48th among fighters in the division. Yadong ranks 49th among fighters in the division for significant strikes directed at the midsection with 21 and 48th for significant strikes aimed at the head with 87. At UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Edwards, he won via KO/TKO in the 2nd round when he fought Felipe Arantes. A few fights ago, Yadong won in the 1st round when he fought Bharat Kandare at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum by submission.
In this matchup with Alejandro Perez and Song Yadong, it is good to know how the two fighters match up with one another. Song Yadong is the more accurate striker of the two fighters, having connected on 50.0% of his strikes which means Alejandro Perez will want to stay defensive. Regarding physical traits, the first fighter to take a look at is Alejandro Perez who is 5'6" and the opponent on the other side of the cage 5'8". Regarding reach, Perez stretches 67.5" while Yadong has a fingertip to fingertip measurement of 67.0" meaning Perez will want to use his reach against Song Yadong. Perez is the older of the two fighters at 29 years of age while Yadong is the younger of the two fighters at 21 years of age. With respect to UFC experience, Perez has 9 fights making him the more experienced man in this fight while Yadong has battled 3 battles in the Octagon. When it comes to overall experience in MMA, Perez has 22 victories and 7 losses while Song Yadong holds an overall mixed martial arts record 14 victories and 4 losses.
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