Sergio Pettis vs Ricardo Ramos Expert UFC Picks Against the Spread - 6/29/2019
Sergio Pettis vs Ricardo Ramos
UFC on ESPN 3
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Sergio "The Phenom" Pettis (17-5-0) will face off in the Octagon against Ricardo Ramos (12-2-0) at UFC on ESPN 3 in Target Center on Saturday, June 29, 2019. The opening line has Pettis coming in at -184 while Ramos is priced at +156.
When dissecting the fight between Sergio Pettis and Ricardo Ramos, it is good to know how the two fighters match up with one another. When speaking about measurements, we should start by looking at Sergio Pettis who is 5'6" while the fighter standing across the Octagon stands 5'9". When speaking about reach, Pettis stretches 69.0" while Ramos has a reach of 72.0" meaning Pettis should consider closing the distance so Ricardo Ramos will have to fight on different terms. Pettis is the elder fighter checking in at 25 years old while Ramos is the more youthful fighter by checking in at 23 years old. When discussing how long these fighters have been competing in the UFC, Pettis has 14 fights which means he has more Octagon experience while Ramos has been involved in 4 battles in the Octagon. Concerning his experience in MMA, Pettis has 17 victories and 5 defeats while Ricardo Ramos holds an overall professional fight record of 12 victories and 2 defeats.
Sergio "The Phenom" Pettis steps into the cage with 17 victories and 5 defeats. The Milwaukee, WI native is 25 years old, weighs 135 lbs and is 5'6" inches tall. He has a 69.0" reach and fights in the bantamweight division. Pettis has a total of 14 fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In the bantamweight division, he is 3rd in strikes with 952 and is 57th out of all fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. When it comes to strike accuracy, Sergio Pettis ranks 393rd in the UFC and 50th in the bantamweight division landing 43.5% of the shots he throws. He also has a total of 12 takedowns which ranks him 130th in the UFC and 19th in the bantamweight division. Pettis finishes 40.0% of his takedown tries which ranks him 225th in the UFC and 27th in the division. He ranks 3rd in the division and 41st in the UFC for significant strikes with 723. Of those significant strikes, 569 of them were directed at the head while 77 of them were directed at the midsection which ranks him 1st and 17th respectively in the division.
In his most recent fight, Pettis was defeated in the third round against Rob Font by unanimous decision. At UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor, he was defeated via unanimous decision in the third round when he fought Jussier Formiga. A few fights ago, Pettis won in the third round when he fought Joseph Benavidez at UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 by split decision.
Stepping into the cage for this fight, Ricardo Ramos has a total of 12 victories and 2 defeats among fighters in his division. The 23 year old out of Campinas, Brazil is 5'9" inches tall and weighs in at 135 lbs. The Black Sheep MMA fighter competes in the bantamweight division and has a 72.0" reach. He has a total of 4 fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. When talking about strikes, Ramos is 339th out of all fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and 50th among fighters in his division with 163. When talking about strike accuracy, he is landing 46.2% of the strikes he attempts which ranks him 41st in the bantamweight division and 350th among UFC fighters. In addition, Ramos ranks 35th in the bantamweight division and 263rd among UFC fighters with a total of 4 takedowns. Ranking 16th among fighters in his division and 109th among UFC fighters, Ramos finishes 50.0% of his takedown attempts. With 141 significant strikes, he ranks 308th among UFC fighters and 46th among fighters in his division. Ramos ranks 42nd among fighters in his division for significant strikes directed at the midsection with 23 and 46th for significant strikes directed at the head with 97.
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In his last fight, Ramos was defeated in the first round against Said Nurmagomedov by KO/TKO. At UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2, he earned a victory via split decision in round 3 when he faced Kyung Ho Kang. Finally, Ramos earned a victory in the first round when he faced Aiemann Zahabi at UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre by KO/TKO.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ricardo Ramos (+156)
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