Laureano Staropoli vs Khaos Williams UFC Point Spread Picks - 3/28/2020
Laureano Staropoli vs Khaos Williams
UFC on ESPN 8
UFC Apex in Las Vegas
Saturday, March 28, 2020
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS.
Laureano Staropoli will enter the Octagon with Khaos Williams at UFC on ESPN 8 in UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 28, 2020. The opening odds have Staropoli at -155 while Williams is coming in at +135.
Laureano "Pepi" Staropoli holds a mark of 9-2-0. The 27-year-old is weighing in at 170 lbs and measures 6'1". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 71". Khaos "The Ox Fighter" Williams stands 6'0" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his total of 10-1-0. The 25-year-old has an arm span of 77". With respect to significant strikes, Laureano Staropoli is landing 4.29 per min and Khaos Williams lands 22.22 significant strikes per min. Staropoli is landing 31% of the significant strikes he throws and Williams connects on 58%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "Pepi" absorbs 4.22 significant strikes per minute while "The Ox Fighter" allows 2.22. Staropoli also curbs 57% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Williams is able to stop 75% of the shots thrown his way.
In terms of takedowns, Laureano Staropoli is not as efficient of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.33 times per 15 minutes. Staropoli is finishing his takedown attempts on 25% of his attempts and is defending 50% of all takedown attempts. Williams is taking his opponents to the mat on 8% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 5% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. In terms of subbing opponents, Staropoli is not as skilled of a technician by attempting 0.5 finishes per 15 minutes while Williams looks to get 0.7 finishes per 15 min.
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In the last fight for Khaos Williams, he faced off with Alex Morono and wound up taking home the win by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Morono ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Williams connected on 40% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Williams connected on 58% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 10 of 17. He connected on 6 of 12 significant strikes aimed at the head. Morono landed 1 of 4 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 1 of 3 to the head. Regarding total strikes thrown in that contest, Morono ended up connecting on 1 of 4 while Williams ended up connecting on 10 of 17 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Tecia Torres opposes Mizuki Inoue. Torres looks to add a win to her record of 10-5-0. The 30-year-old is fighting at 115 lbs and stands in at 5'1". The orthodox fighter reaches 60". Inoue comes in at 5'3" and is weighing in at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 14-5-0. The 25-year-old extends her reach 65". When it comes to grappling, Tecia Torres gets a takedown 0.67 times per 3 rds while Mizuki Inoue takes her opponents to the mat 0.40 times per 15 min. Regarding striking, Torres lands 4.04 strikes/minute and landing 47% of her attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Mizuki Inoue, who is landing 45% of the strikes she has attempted and is landing 6.20 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Jairzinho Rozenstruik is set to face off with Francis Ngannou. Ngannou holds a career record of 14-3-0. The 33-year-old weighs 250 lbs and measures 6'4". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 83". Rozenstruik stands 6'4" and records a weight of 242 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 10-0-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 78". In terms of wrestling, Francis Ngannou stops 71% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents down on 10% of the times he tries. Rozenstruik is finishing his takedowns on 9% of his tries and deflects 75% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Ngannou takes 1.97 strikes per min while he dishes out 2.15 strikes/minute. Rozenstruik, on the other side, takes 3.05 strikes/min and is landing 3.72 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Khaos Williams (+135)
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