Markus Perez vs Wellington Turman UFC Picks & Predictions - 11/16/2019
Markus Perez vs Wellington Turman
UFC Fight Night 164
Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Paraiso Brazil
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Markus Perez will face off with Wellington Turman at UFC Fight Night 164 in Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Paraiso Brazil on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The opener has Perez coming in at -248 while Turman is priced at +192.
Markus "Maluko" Perez walks into the cage with a mark of 11-2-0. The 31-year-old weighs 185 lbs and measures in at 6' 1". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 73". Wellington "The Prodigy" Turman stands in at 6' 0" and weighs in at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a record of 15-3-0. The 23-year-old has a wingspan of 72". In terms of significant strikes, Markus Perez connects on 2.56 per min while Wellington Turman is connecting on 1.67 significant strikes per minute. Perez is connecting on 47% of the significant strikes he tries and Turman lands 49%. Regarding defense, "Maluko" absorbs 4.24 significant strikes per minute and "The Prodigy" allows 3.33. Perez also defends against 49% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Turman curbs 37% of the shots thrown his way.
Regarding wrestling, Markus Perez is the not as competent as a wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 1.48 times per 3 rounds. Perez is getting his opponent to the mat on 28% of the times he tries and thwarting 81% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Turman is taking his opponents down on 57% of the takedowns he attempts and stopping 10% of the tries against him. Regarding going for the sub, Perez is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 1.5 subs per 3 rounds while Turman goes for 2 subs per 15 min.
In his last bout, Markus Perez squared up with Anthony Hernandez and ended up getting the win by an anaconda choke in round 2. Hernandez landed 21 of 39 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Perez ended the night having landed 19 of 35 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Hernandez ended up landing 17 of 35, which gave him a percentage of 48%. He finished the fight landing 15 of 32 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Perez landed 50% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 16 of 32. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he was 9 of 24 pointed at the head. 35% of the significant strikes connected on by Hernandez and 75% of them landed by Perez were thrown at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Wellington Turman, he battled Karl Roberson and ended up losing the fight by way of split decision in round 3. Roberson connected on 30% of his significant strikes at distance while Turman connected on 32% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Turman ended up connecting on 49% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 25 of 51. He connected on 20 of 42 significant strikes to the head. Roberson connected on 50 of 80 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 35 of 64 aimed at the head. In regard to the total strikes thrown in this fight, Roberson ended up landing 79 of 113 while Turman ended up landing 38 of 67 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Sergio Moraes will face off with James Krause. Moraes will be looking to add a victory to his total of 14-6-1. The 37-year-old records a weight of 170 lbs and measures in at 6' 0". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 72". Krause comes in at 6' 2" and weighs 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 25-8-0. The 33-year-old reaches 73". When it comes to grappling, Sergio Moraes scores a takedown 1.22 times per 3 rds while James Krause scores a takedown 1.18 times per 15 min. In the striking category, Moraes tags his opponents 2.38 strikes per minute and is connecting on 42% of his attempted strikes. The other guy in this fight is James Krause, who is connecting on 46% of the strikes he has attempted and connects for an average of 4.57 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Luiz Eduardo Garagorri is set to take on Ricardo Ramos. Ramos walks into the cage with a mark of 13-2-0. The 24-year-old weighs 135 lbs and stands in at 5' 6". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 69". Eduardo Garagorri stands in at 5' 9" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a record of 13-0-0. The 30-year-old has a wingspan of 70". Concerning grappling, Ricardo Ramos is able to thwart 75% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents to the mat on 63% of the times he tries. Eduardo Garagorri is taking his opponents down on 100% of the tries he takes and defends against 60% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Ramos absorbs 3.26 strikes per minute while he dishes out 3.08 strikes per minute. Eduardo Garagorri, moreover, is taking 2.13 strikes/minute and is dealing 4.33 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Wellington Turman (+192)
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