Dominick Reyes vs Chris Weidman UFC Predictions & Tips - 10/18/2019
Dominick Reyes vs Chris Weidman
UFC on ESPN 6
Friday, October 18, 2019
Dominick Reyes will enter the Octagon with Chris Weidman at UFC on ESPN 6 in TD Garden on Friday, October 18, 2019. The odds have Reyes coming in at -200 while Weidman is at +140.
Dominick "The Devastator" Reyes will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 11-0-0. The 29-year-old steps on the scale at 205 lbs and stands in at 6' 4". The southpaw fighter stretches 77". Chris "The All-American" Weidman stands in at 6' 2" and tips the scales at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 14-4-0. The 35-year-old has a reach of 78". In the category of significant strikes, Dominick Reyes is landing 5.05 per min while Chris Weidman connects on 3.15 significant strikes per min. Reyes is connecting on 52% of the significant strikes he attempts while Weidman is landing 42%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "The Devastator" absorbs 2.27 significant strikes per minute while "The All-American" allows 3.23. Reyes also stops 58% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Weidman defends against 51% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
In the wrestling category, Dominick Reyes is not as effective of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 0.40 times per 3 rounds. Reyes is getting his opponent to the mat on 16% of his attempts and is defending 85% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Weidman is taking his opponents to the canvas on 52% of the takedowns he tries and is stuffing 73% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Reyes is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by attempting 0.4 finishes per 15 minutes while Weidman tries 1.0 finish per 3 rds.
In his previous bout, Dominick Reyes fought Volkan Oezdemir and ended up getting the victory via split decision in round 3. Oezdemir landed 48 of 112 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Reyes ended the night having landed 47 of 124 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Oezdemir landed 35 of 99, which means his percentage was 35%. He landed 24 of 81 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Reyes landed 36% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 44 of 121. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 16 of 81 aimed at the head. 85% of the significant strikes connected on by Oezdemir and 93% of them connected on by Reyes were done at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Chris Weidman, he squared up with Jacare Souza and walked away with a loss by way of a punch to the head in round 3. Souza ended up connecting on 77% of his significant strikes at distance and Weidman ended up landing 89% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Weidman landed 35% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 68 of 193. He ended up landing 52 of 171 significant strikes to the head. Souza connected on 74 of 132 significant strikes in that battle. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 42 of 89 to the head. In relation to total strikes attempted in that fight, Souza was 100 of 158 and Weidman ended up landing 76 of 201 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Yair Rodriguez will go up against Jeremy Stephens. Rodriguez looks to add a win to his career record of 12-2-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 145 lbs and stands in at 5' 11". The orthodox fighter stretches 71". Stephens measures in at 5' 9" and weighs in at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 28-16-0. The 33-year-old stretches 71". Regarding grappling, Yair Rodriguez is able to score a takedown 1.02 times per 15 min while Jeremy Stephens gets a takedown 1.11 times per 3 rounds. Regarding striking, Rodriguez lands an average of 4.06 strikes/minute and connects on 43% of the strikes that he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Jeremy Stephens, who is connecting on 39% of the strikes he has tried and connects on 3.08 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Darren Stewart is set to clash with Deron Winn. Winn will be looking to add a win to his career total of 6-0-0. The 30-year-old weighs in at 185 lbs and stands in at 5' 6". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 70". Stewart measures 6' 0" and is fighting at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 10-4-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 74". Stewart is taking his opponents down on 41% of the attempts he tries and is able to thwart 67% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Concerning striking, Winn takes 7.20 strikes per minute while he lands 11.27 strikes/min. Stewart, notwithstanding, absorbs 2.54 strikes per minute and connects on 2.76 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dominick Reyes (-200)
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