Loma Lookboonmee vs Angela Hill Expert UFC Picks - 2/22/2020
Loma Lookboonmee vs Angela Hill
UFC Fight Night 168
Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Loma Lookboonmee will enter the Octagon against Angela Hill at UFC Fight Night 168 in Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opener has Lookboonmee coming in at -225 while Hill is priced at -190.
Loma Lookboonmee looks to add a victory to her total of 4-1-0. The 24-year-old records a weight of 115 lbs and stands 5' 1". The orthodox fighter stretches 61". Angela "Overkill" Hill measures in at 5' 3" and weighs 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 11-7-0. The 35-year-old stretches 64". With respect to significant strikes, Loma Lookboonmee is landing 6.60 per min while Angela Hill is landing 5.97 significant strikes per min. Lookboonmee is connecting on 65% of the significant strikes she attempts and Hill is landing 50%. In terms of defending in the cage, Lookboonmee allows 4.33 significant strikes per min and "Overkill" absorbs 5.28. Lookboonmee also defends against 58% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Hill defends against 64% of the shots thrown in her direction.
When it comes to grappling, Loma Lookboonmee is the more efficient wrestler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 1.00 times per 15 min. Lookboonmee is scoring a takedown on 16% of her tries and thwarting 66% of all takedown attempts. Hill is getting her opponent to the mat on 41% of her takedown tries and stopping 73% of the attempts against her. When it comes to subbing opponents, Lookboonmee is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by attempting 0.5 finishes per 15 minutes while Hill tries 0.6 finishes per 15 min.
In her previous bout, Loma Lookboonmee faced Alexandra Albu and took home the victory by way of split decision in round 3. Albu ended up landing 77 of 171 of the strikes she threw in total in this fight. Lookboonmee ended the night having landed 112 of 164 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Albu landed 65 of 157, which gave her a rate of 41%. She ended up landing 42 of 128 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Lookboonmee landed 65% of her significant strikes by landing 99 of 151. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she connected on 31 of 66 pointed at the head. 52% of the significant strikes connected on by Albu and 38% of them landed by Lookboonmee were done at distance.
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In the last bout for Angela Hill, she went up against Yan Xiaonan and wound up walking away in defeat by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Xiaonan ended up landing 88% of her significant strikes at distance and Hill ended up connecting on 78% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Hill ended up connecting on 49% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 71 of 144. She landed 44 of 110 significant strikes aimed at the head. Xiaonan connected on 94 of 249 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, she ended up landing 64 of 199 aimed at the head. In regard to total strikes thrown, Xiaonan ended up connecting on 105 of 264 and Hill ended up connecting on 78 of 151 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Priscila Cachoeira goes up against Shana Dobson. Cachoeira will be looking to add a victory to her career total of 8-3-0. The 31-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures 5' 7". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 65". Dobson stands 5' 6" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her career record of 3-3-0. The 30-year-old stretches 69". In the grappling category, Priscila Cachoeira is able to score a takedown 0.30 times per 3 rounds and Shana Dobson takes her opponents to the canvas 0.40 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Cachoeira lands 3.70 strikes/minute and connecting on 36% of her attempted strikes. Joining her in the Octagon is Shana Dobson, who lands 33% of the strikes she attempts and is landing 3.56 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Dan Hooker is set to square up in the Octagon with Paul Felder. Felder comes into this bout with a mark of 17-4-0. The 35-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and stands in at 5' 11". The orthodox fighter stretches 70". Hooker stands 6' 0" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The switch fighter has a career mark of 20-8-0. The 30-year-old has a wingspan of 75". In the category of takedowns, Paul Felder is thwarting 59% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedown tries on 27% of the times he tries. Hooker is finishing his takedown tries on 33% of the attempts he tries and is able to deflect 78% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Felder takes 3.17 strikes/minute while he lands 3.55 strikes/min. Hooker, at the same time, takes 4.72 strikes/min and is dishing out 4.73 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Angela Hill (-190)
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