Randa Markos vs Ashley Yoder UFC Predictions & Tips 10/26/2019
Randa Markos vs Ashley Yoder
UFC Fight Night 162
Singapore Indoor Stadium
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Randa Markos will take on Ashley Yoder at UFC Fight Night 162 in Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The opening odds have Markos at -175 while Yoder is at +155.
Randa "Quiet Storm" 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". Ashley "Spider Monkey" 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". With respect to significant strikes, Randa Markos connects on 2.80 per minute and Ashley Yoder is connecting on 3.13 significant strikes per minute. Markos lands 39% of the significant strikes she throws while Yoder connects on 42%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "Quiet Storm" absorbs 3.13 significant strikes per minute and "Spider Monkey" absorbs 3.23. Markos also stops 61% of the significant strikes that are thrown her way and Yoder deflects 51% of the shots thrown in her direction.
Regarding wrestling, Randa Markos is the more efficient grappler as she takes her opponents down 1.51 times per 15 min. Markos is taking her opponents to the canvas on 28% of her tries and is defending 55% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. Yoder is scoring a takedown on 40% of her takedown tries and stuffing 64% of the tries against her. In terms of subbing the opposition, Markos is less apt at going for the finish by attempting 0.3 submissions per 3 rounds while Yoder attempts 0.6 submissions per 15 minutes.
In her last bout, Randa Markos faced Claudia Gadelha and walked away in defeat by unanimous decision in round 3. Gadelha ended up landing 41 of 108 total strikes that she threw in that fight. Markos ended the night having landed 26 of 110 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Gadelha landed 40 of 107, which gave her a percentage of 37%. She finished the fight landing 36 of 96 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Markos ended up landing 22% of her significant strikes by landing 25 of 109. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, she was 19 of 99 pointed at the head. 92% of the significant strikes landed by Gadelha and 68% of them connected on by Markos were thrown at a distance.
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In the last fight for Ashley Yoder, she went up against Syuri Kondo and wound up getting the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Kondo ended up connecting on 30% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance and Yoder connected on 17% of the significant strikes she took from distance. Yoder connected on 75% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 75 of 100. She landed 61 of 83 significant strikes directed at the head. Kondo ended up connecting on 23 of 40 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, she landed 17 of 33 to the head. In regard to the strikes she fired off in this contest, Kondo connected on 35 of 56 and Yoder ended up landing 147 of 194 of all the strikes she threw.
Other bouts to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Michael Johnson will square up in the Octagon with Stevie Ray. Johnson comes into this bout holding a record of 20-14-0. The 33-year-old tips the scales at 155 lbs and stands 5'10". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 73". Ray comes in at 5'10" and steps on the scale at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 22-9-0. The 29-year-old extends his reach 70". Regarding grappling, Michael Johnson is averaging a takedown 0.56 times per 3 rounds and Stevie Ray takes his opponents to the canvas 0.71 times per 15 min. In the striking category, Johnson connects for an average of 4.15 strikes per min and is landing 37% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Stevie Ray, who is landing 44% of the strikes he attempts and lands an average of 3.46 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Beneil Dariush is set to meet Frank Camacho. Camacho will be looking to add a win to his record of 22-7-0. The 30-year-old is weighing in at 155 lbs and comes in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 73". Dariush measures in at 5'10" and is fighting at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 16-4-1. The 30-year-old stretches 72". When it comes to takedowns, Frank Camacho is able to thwart 78% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is getting his opponent to the mat on 45% of his tries. Dariush is finishing his takedowns on 31% of the tries he takes and stops 80% of all takedown attempts. Concerning striking, Camacho absorbs 7.16 strikes per minute while he lands 6.85 strikes/minute. Dariush, notwithstanding, takes 2.68 strikes per min and is dishing out 3.91 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Randa Markos (-175)
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