Livinha Souza vs Virna Jandiroba UFC Predictions & Tips - 12/7/2019
Livinha Souza vs Virna Jandiroba
UFC on ESPN 7
Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Livinha Souza will face off with Virna Jandiroba at UFC on ESPN 7 in Capital One Arena in Washington, DC on Saturday, December 7, 2019. The opener has Souza coming in at +105 while Jandiroba is coming in at -135.
Livinha "The Brazilian Gangsta" Souza walks into the cage with a record of 13-2-0. The 28-year-old steps on the scale at 115 lbs and measures 5' 3". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Virna "Carcara" Jandiroba stands 5' 3" and weighs 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to her record of 14-1-0. The 31-year-old reaches 64". Regarding significant strikes, Livinha Souza connects on 1.79 per minute and Virna Jandiroba lands 1.13 significant strikes per minute. Souza is landing 37% of the significant strikes she attempts while Jandiroba is connecting on 45%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "The Brazilian Gangsta" allows 3.45 significant strikes per min and "Carcara" allows 1.67. Souza also stops 62% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her and Jandiroba is able to stop 50% of the shots thrown in her direction.
In terms of takedowns, Livinha Souza is the more apt grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 3.35 times per 3 rounds. Souza is scoring a takedown on 50% of her tries and thwarting 25% of all takedown attempts. Jandiroba is getting her opponent to the mat on 33% of the takedowns she tries and stuffing 60% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Souza is the more experienced of the two fighters by attempting 1.9 subs per 15 min while Jandiroba attempts 0.6 subs per 3 rds.
In her previous bout, Livinha Souza squared up with Brianna Van Buren and was on the losing end of this fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Buren landed 88 of 204 total strikes attempted in that contest. Souza finished this fight landing 30 of 73 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Buren ended up landing 72 of 187, which gave her a percentage of 38%. She landed 48 of 151 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Souza landed 34% of her significant strikes by sticking 23 of 66. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she connected on 8 of 43 to the head. 70% of the significant strikes connected on by Buren and 65% of them connected on by Souza were done at a distance.
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In the last fight for Virna Jandiroba, she fought Carla Esparza and wound up losing the fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Esparza ended up landing 48% of her significant strikes at distance and Jandiroba connected on 76% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Jandiroba landed 45% of her significant strikes attempted by landing 17 of 37. She connected on 13 of 33 significant strikes aimed at the head. Esparza connected on 25 of 51 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 18 of 43 to the head. In terms of total strikes that she threw in that fight, Esparza ended up connecting on 97 of 128 while Jandiroba landed 64 of 89 of all the strikes she threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Alistair Overeem will go up against Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Overeem steps into the cage with a record of 45-17-0. The 39-year-old will fight at 265 lbs and measures 6' 4". The orthodox fighter stretches 80". Rozenstruik stands 6' 4" and will fight at 242 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 9-0-0. The 31-year-old extends his reach 78". When it comes to grappling, Alistair Overeem is able to score a takedown 1.40 times per 15 min and Jairzinho Rozenstruik takes his opponents to the canvas 0.67 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Overeem lands an average of 3.59 strikes per minute and connecting on 61% of the strikes that he throws. The other guy in this fight is Jairzinho Rozenstruik, who tags his opponent on 70% of the strikes he attempts and connects on 4.29 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Cynthia Calvillo is set to take on Marina Rodriguez. Rodriguez comes into this bout holding a record of 12-0-1. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 115 lbs and comes in at 5' 6". The orthodox fighter reaches 65". Calvillo comes in at 5' 4" and will fight at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 8-1-0. The 32-year-old extends her reach 64". In the category of takedowns, Marina Rodriguez is able to prevent 84% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is scoring a takedown on 33% of the times she tries. Calvillo is taking her opponents to the mat on 36% of her tries and stops 69% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Rodriguez absorbs 3.06 strikes per minute and she is dealing 6.18 strikes/minute. Calvillo, on the other side, is absorbing 3.50 strikes per minute and is connecting on 3.87 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Virna Jandiroba (-135)
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