Charles Rosa vs Manny Bermudez UFC Picks & Predictions - 10/18/2019
Charles Rosa vs Manny Bermudez
UFC on ESPN 6
Friday, October 18, 2019
Charles Rosa will battle Manny Bermudez at UFC on ESPN 6 in TD Garden on Friday, October 18, 2019. The opening odds have Rosa coming in at +140 while Bermudez is at -170.
Charles "Boston Strong" Rosa looks to add a win to his career record of 11-3-0. The 33-year-old tips the scales at 145 lbs and measures in at 5' 9". The switch fighter has an arm span of 69". Manny "The Bermudez Triangle" Bermudez measures in at 5' 10" and will fight at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight holding a mark of 14-1-0. The 25-year-old has a reach of 71". In terms of significant strikes, Charles Rosa is connecting on 3.85 per min while Manny Bermudez connects on 2.21 significant strikes per minute. Rosa connects on 36% of the significant strikes he attempts while Bermudez is landing 57%. Regarding defense, "Boston Strong" takes 4.00 significant strikes per minute and "The Bermudez Triangle" absorbs 2.74. Rosa also deflects 51% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Bermudez is able to thwart 48% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
When it comes to takedowns, Charles Rosa is the more capable grappler as he gets a takedown 2.93 times per 15 min. Rosa is scoring a takedown on 34% of the times he tries and is defending 50% of all takedown attempts. Bermudez is scoring a takedown on 50% of the takedowns he attempts. Regarding going for the sub, Rosa is not as skilled of a technician by trying 1.1 submissions per 3 rds while Bermudez looks to get 3.4 submissions per 15 min.
In his last bout, Charles Rosa squared up with Shane Burgos and wound up losing the fight by a punch to the head in round 3. Burgos ended up landing 98 of 190 total strikes attempted in that fight. Rosa ended the night having landed 86 of 261 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Burgos landed 77 of 167, which gave him a percentage of 46%. He ended up landing 55 of 133 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Rosa landed 32% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 86 of 261. Out of those significant strikes, he landed 46 of 190 to the head. 85% of the significant strikes landed by Burgos and 98% of them connected on by Rosa were done at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Manny Bermudez, he fought Casey Kenney and wound up walking away in defeat via unanimous decision in round 3. Kenney ended up connecting on 60% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Bermudez connected on 59% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Bermudez ended up landing 62% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 37 of 59. He landed 29 of 47 significant strikes aimed at the head. Kenney ended up connecting on 43 of 69 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 21 of 42 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes that he threw in that fight, Kenney ended up connecting on 56 of 85 while Bermudez was 59 of 83 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights to watch out for
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Randy Costa will square up in the Octagon against Boston Salmon. Costa has a career record of 4-1-0. The 25-year-old will fight at 135 lbs and stands 5' 9". The switch fighter stretches 73". Salmon comes in at 5' 9" and steps on the scale at 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a career mark of 6-2-0. The 28-year-old extends his reach 69". In the striking category, Costa lands an average of 7.42 strikes per min and connecting on 45% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Boston Salmon, who is landing 35% of the strikes he attempts and connects on 3.96 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Gillian Robertson is set to square up in the Octagon with Maycee Barber. Barber walks into the Octagon with a record of 7-0-0. The 21-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures 5' 5". The switch fighter has a reach of 65". Robertson stands in at 5' 5" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 7-3-0. The 24-year-old extends her reach 63". When it comes to takedowns, Maycee Barber is able to deflect 100% of her opponents takedown tries and is taking her opponents down on 30% of the times she tries. Robertson is taking her opponents to the mat on 53% of her attempts and prevents 0% of all takedown tries against her. With reference to striking, Barber is taking 4.03 strikes per minute while she deals 8.03 per min. Robertson, at the same time, is taking 1.95 strikes/minute and connects on 2.01 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Manny Bermudez (-170)
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