Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Calvin Kattar UFC Predictions & Tips - 11/9/2019
Zabit Magomedsharipov vs Calvin Kattar
UFC Fight Night 163
CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Zabit Magomedsharipov will face off with Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night 163 in CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The moneyline has Magomedsharipov priced at -270 while Kattar is priced at +230.
Zabit Magomedsharipov walks into the cage with a record of 17-1-0. The 28-year-old weighs 145 lbs and measures in at 6' 1". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 73". Calvin "The Boston Finisher" Kattar stands in at 5' 11" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 20-3-0. The 31-year-old reaches 72". In the category of significant strikes, Zabit Magomedsharipov is connecting on 4.53 per min and Calvin Kattar is landing 5.06 significant strikes per minute. Magomedsharipov is landing 53% of the significant strikes he throws and Kattar connects on 42%. In terms of defending in the cage, Magomedsharipov allows 2.44 significant strikes per minute while "The Boston Finisher" absorbs 6.35. Magomedsharipov also defends 66% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Kattar is able to stop 55% of the shots thrown his way.
In the wrestling category, Zabit Magomedsharipov is the more capable wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 6.23 times per 3 rounds. Magomedsharipov is taking his opponents to the canvas on 59% of his attempts and is defending 77% of all takedown tries against him. Kattar is finishing his takedowns on 33% of the takedowns he tries and defending 80% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Magomedsharipov is the more capable of the two fighters by attempting 1 sub per 3 rds while Kattar goes for 0 submissions per 3 rds.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Zabit Magomedsharipov faced Jeremy Stephens and got a win for the night by unanimous decision in round 3. Stephens landed 45 of 125 total strikes attempted in that contest. Magomedsharipov ended the night having landed 83 of 146 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Stephens ended up landing 41 of 121, which gave him a percentage of 33%. He landed 20 of 92 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Magomedsharipov landed 54% of his significant strikes by connecting on 70 of 129. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 43 of 95 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Stephens and 85% of them connected on by Magomedsharipov were tallied at distance.
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In the last fight for Calvin Kattar, he squared up with Ricardo Lamas and wound up getting the win by a punch to the head in round 1. Lamas ended up connecting on 100% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Kattar ended up connecting on 72% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Kattar ended up connecting on 53% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 22 of 41. He ended up connecting on 11 of 28 significant strikes directed at the head. Lamas connected on 12 of 29 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 2 of 12 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes attempted in that fight, Lamas ended up connecting on 12 of 29 while Kattar connected on 22 of 41 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Alexander Volkov will go up against Greg Hardy. Volkov will be looking to add a win to his career total of 30-7-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 250 lbs and measures 6' 7". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 80". Hardy measures 6' 5" and tips the scales at 265 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 5-1-0. The 31-year-old stretches 80". When it comes to grappling, Alexander Volkov takes his opponents down 0.86 times per 15 min and Greg Hardy gets a takedown 0 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Volkov tags his opponents 5.31 strikes/min and connects on 60% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage you've got Greg Hardy, who tags the opposition on 56% of the strikes he has tried and is landing 5.73 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Danny Roberts is set to fight Zelim Imadaev. Imadaev steps into the Octagon with a mark of 8-1-0. The 24-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and stands 6' 0". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 76". Roberts measures 6' 1" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a win to his career total of 16-5-0. The 32-year-old has an arm span of 74". Regarding wrestling, Zelim Imadaev is able to thwart 45% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is scoring a takedown on 0% of his tries. Roberts is taking his opponents down on 0% of the attempts he tries and deflects 54% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Imadaev absorbs 3.13 strikes per min while he is dealing 4.27 strikes/min. Roberts, moreover, is taking 3.11 strikes per min and is dishing out 3.36 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Zabit Magomedsharipov (-270)
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