Enrique Barzola vs Movsar Evloev UFC Predictions & Tips - 10/26/2019
Enrique Barzola vs Movsar Evloev
UFC Fight Night 162
Singapore Indoor Stadium
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Enrique Barzola will take on Movsar Evloev at UFC Fight Night 162 in Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The line has Barzola priced at +160 while Evloev is priced at -185.
Enrique "El Fuerte" Barzola walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 17-4-1. The 30-year-old weighs in at 145 lbs and measures in at 5' 7". The orthodox fighter reaches 70". Movsar Evloev measures 5' 7" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 11-0-0. The 25-year-old stretches 72". In terms of significant strikes, Enrique Barzola is landing 3.77 per minute while Movsar Evloev is connecting on 3.33 significant strikes per minute. Barzola is landing 41% of the significant strikes he tries and Evloev is landing 64%. Regarding defending in the cage, "El Fuerte" takes 2.93 significant strikes per minute while Evloev allows 1.73. Barzola also stops 69% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Evloev prevents 55% of the shots thrown in his direction.
Concerning grappling, Enrique Barzola is the more competent grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 5.20 times per 15 min. Barzola is scoring a takedown on 47% of his attempts and is stopping 80% of the takedowns his opponents try. Evloev is taking his opponents to the mat on 31% of the takedowns he attempts and thwarting 100% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. In terms of sub attempts, Barzola is the more capable fighter by attempting 0.2 finishes per 15 minutes while Evloev tries 0 finishes per 3 rds.
In his previous bout, Enrique Barzola squared up with Bobby Moffett and ended up getting the victory in the fight by split decision in round 3. Moffett ended up landing 98 of 247 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Barzola finished this fight landing 88 of 244 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Moffett ended up landing 90 of 236, giving him a percentage of 38%. He landed 56 of 188 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Barzola ended up landing 34% of his significant strikes by landing 83 of 239. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 51 of 199 pointed at the head. 97% of the significant strikes connected on by Moffett and 98% of them landed by Barzola were tallied at a distance.
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In the last fight for Movsar Evloev, he went up against SeungWoo Choi and ended up winning this fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Choi ended up landing 38% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Evloev landed 12% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Evloev connected on 64% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 50 of 78. He ended up landing 42 of 69 significant strikes directed at the head. Choi ended up landing 26 of 58 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up connecting on 19 of 49 to the head. Discussing total strikes that he let go in that fight, Choi ended up landing 94 of 136 and Evloev connected on 121 of 156 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch out for
One more match to look forward to is when Sergei Pavlovich will square up in the Octagon against Maurice Greene. Pavlovich holds a career record of 13-1-0. The 27-year-old is weighing in at 257 lbs and measures in at 6' 3". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 84". Greene stands 6' 7" and steps on the scale at 258 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 8-3-0. The 33-year-old has a reach of 80". When it comes to grappling, Sergei Pavlovich gets a takedown 0.48 times per 3 rounds while Maurice Greene takes his opponents down 0 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Pavlovich is landing 5.50 strikes per minute and connects on 51% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage you've got Maurice Greene, who is landing 44% of the strikes he has attempted and connects for an average of 5.56 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Ashley Yoder is set to battle Randa Markos. Markos steps into the Octagon with a mark of 9-8-1. The 34-year-old is fighting at 115 lbs and measures in at 5' 4". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Yoder comes in at 5' 7" and will fight at 115 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to her record of 7-4-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 69". When it comes to takedowns, Randa Markos is able to deflect 55% of her opponents takedown tries and is taking her opponents to the canvas on 28% of her tries. Yoder is finishing her takedown tries on 40% of her tries and is able to prevent 64% of takedowns her opponents have tried. With reference to striking, Markos is taking 3.13 strikes per minute and she is landing 2.80 strikes/min. Yoder, on the other side, is taking 3.23 strikes/minute and is connecting on 3.13 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Enrique Barzola (+160)
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