Enrique Barzola vs Bobby Moffett UFC Point Spread Picks - 8/10/2019
Enrique Barzola vs Bobby Moffett
UFC Fight Night 156
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Enrique "El Fuerte" Barzola (15-4-1) will battle Bobby "The Wolfman" Moffett (14-4-0) at UFC Fight Night 156 in Antel Arena on Saturday, August 10, 2019. The opening odds have Barzola priced at -221 while Moffett is at +179.
Enrique "El Fuerte" Barzola comes into this fight with 15 wins and 4 losses. The Lima, Peru fighter is 30 years old, steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands 5'7" tall. He has a 70.0" reach and fights in the featherweight division. Barzola has a total of 7 fights in the UFC. In his most recent fight, Barzola took a loss in the third round against Kevin Aguilar by unanimous decision. In the featherweight division, he is 12th in strikes with 614 and 122nd out of all fighters in the UFC.
When it comes to strike accuracy, Enrique Barzola is sitting at 206th in the UFC and 23rd in the featherweight division landing 54.6% of the strikes he's attempted. He also has a total of 37 takedowns which ranks 23rd in the UFC and 3rd in the featherweight division. Barzola finishes 52.9% of his takedown tries which ranks 97th in the UFC and 14th of all fighters in his division. He is sitting at 23rd of all fighters in his division and 174th in the UFC for significant strikes with 317. Of those significant strikes, 182 of them were pointed at the head while 60 of them were directed at the midsection which ranks 28th and 20th respectively of all fighters in his division.
At UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Usman, he came away with the win via unanimous decision in the third round when he squared up with Brandon Davis. Before that, Barzola came away with the win in the third round when he squared up with Matt Bessette at UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou by unanimous decision.
Walking into the Octagon for this matchup, Bobby "The Wolfman" Moffett has a total of 14 wins and 4 losses. The 29-year-old fighting out of Homewood, IL is 5'10" tall and weighs 145 lbs. The MMA LAB fighter competes in the featherweight division and has a 74.0" reach. He has earned 1 fight in the UFC. Bobby Moffett was defeated by unanimous decision when he fought Bryce Mitchell in his most recent fight at UFC Fight Night - Nashville 2019. Concerning strikes, Moffett is 472nd out of all fighters in the UFC and 63rd among fighters in the division with 21.
Concerning strike accuracy, he is connecting on 36.8% of the shots he has attempted which ranks him 59th in the featherweight division and 461st in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In addition, Moffett is sitting at 51st in the featherweight division and 380th in the Ultimate Fighting Championship with a total of 1 takedown. With 20 significant strikes, he is sitting at 465th in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and 65th among fighters in the division. Moffett is sitting at 67th among fighters in the division for significant strikes aimed at the body with 1 and 64th for significant strikes directed at the head with 13. At UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez, he walked away with the victory via submission in round 2 when he fought Chas Skelly. Prior to that, Moffett walked away with the victory in round 2 when he fought Jacob Kilburn at DWTNCS Season 2, Week 8 by submission.
In this fight with Enrique Barzola and Bobby Moffett, it's important to understand how the two fighters compare. Enrique Barzola lands punches more consistently, having landed 54.6% of his strikes meaning Bobby Moffett is going to want to look to watch out for big punches. In the case of how they stack up physically, let us start by taking a look at Enrique Barzola who is 5'7" and the opponent standing opposite the Octagon stands 5'10". In the case of reach, Barzola stretches 70.0" while Moffett measures out at 74.0" meaning Barzola should consider cutting off the space so Bobby Moffett cannot utilize this advantage. Barzola is the older fighter checking in at 30 years of age while Moffett is the younger combatant in this fight at 29 years of age. In regard to UFC experience, Barzola has 7 fights which means that he is the more experienced fighter in the Octagon while Moffett has fought 1 battle in the Octagon. With respect to overall experience in MMA, Barzola has 15 victories and 4 losses while Bobby Moffett holds an overall mixed martial arts record 14 victories and 4 losses.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Enrique Barzola (-221)
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