Mayra Bueno Silva vs Maryna Moroz UFC Picks & Predictions - 3/14/2020
Mayra Bueno Silva vs Maryna Moroz
UFC Fight Night 170
Ginasio Nilson Nelson Arena in Brazil
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Mayra Bueno Silva will take on Maryna Moroz at UFC Fight Night 170 in Ginasio Nilson Nelson Arena in Brazil on Saturday, March 14, 2020. The opening moneyline has Silva priced at -140 while Moroz is priced at +120.
Mayra "Sheetara" Bueno Silva walks into the Octagon with a record of 6-0-0. The 28-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and measures 5' 6". The orthodox fighter stretches 67". Maryna "Iron Lady" Moroz stands 5' 7" and steps on the scale at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 9-3-0. The 28-year-old reaches 67". In the category of significant strikes, Mayra Bueno Silva is landing 2.24 per minute and Maryna Moroz is connecting on 3.25 significant strikes per min. Bueno Silva connects on 34% of the significant strikes she tries while Moroz is connecting on 25%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "Sheetara" takes 2.24 significant strikes per minute while "Iron Lady" absorbs 3.87. Bueno Silva also curbs 38% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Moroz deflects 55% of the shots thrown in her direction.
When it comes to takedowns, Mayra Bueno Silva is not as effective of a wrestler as she is able to score a takedown 0.20 times per 15 minutes. Bueno Silva is scoring a takedown on 10% of her tries and thwarting 66% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Moroz is taking her opponents to the canvas on 14% of the takedowns she attempts and defending 47% of the attempts against her. Regarding submissions, Bueno Silva is the more capable fighter by trying 3.0 subs per 15 min while Moroz looks to get 0.5 subs per 15 minutes.
In her previous bout, Mayra Bueno Silva faced Gillian Robertson and ended up getting the victory in the fight by an armbar in round 1. Robertson landed 17 of 27 of the strikes she threw in total in this fight. Silva finished this fight landing 12 of 33 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Robertson landed 11 of 18, which gave her a percentage of 61%. She finished the fight landing 10 of 17 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Silva landed 34% of her significant strikes by sticking 11 of 32. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she landed 9 of 30 pointed at the head. 18% of the significant strikes connected on by Robertson and 45% of them connected on by Silva were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for Maryna Moroz, she squared up with Sabina Mazo and wound up getting the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Mazo connected on 95% of her significant strikes at distance while Moroz ended up connecting on 83% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. Moroz connected on 29% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 56 of 190. She ended up connecting on 27 of 150 significant strikes aimed at the head. Mazo connected on 64 of 144 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 21 of 87 aimed at the head. Discussing the total strikes thrown in this fight, Mazo connected on 73 of 157 while Moroz ended up connecting on 74 of 208 of all the strikes she threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Veronica Macedo squares up in the Octagon against Bea Malecki. Macedo looks to add a win to her career record of 6-3-1. The 24-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and comes in at 5' 4". The southpaw fighter reaches 64". Malecki stands in at 5' 9" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 3-0-0. The 28-year-old reaches 74". In terms of takedowns, Veronica Macedo is able to score a takedown 0.80 times per 15 minutes and Bea Malecki takes her opponents to the canvas 0.40 times per 15 minutes. When talking about striking, Macedo tags his opponents 1.90 strikes per minute and connects on 45% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side we have Bea Malecki, who is landing 26% of the strikes she attempts and is connecting on 2.72 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Charles Oliveira is set to face off against Kevin Lee. Lee holds a career mark of 18-5-0. The 27-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and comes in at 5' 9". The orthodox fighter reaches 77". Oliveira comes in at 5' 10" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 28-8-0. The 30-year-old has a reach of 74". Concerning grappling, Kevin Lee is thwarting 74% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedowns on 42% of his attempts. Oliveira is finishing his takedowns on 42% of the attempts he tries and stops 58% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Lee takes 3.18 strikes/min while he is connecting on 3.90 per min. Oliveira, on the other hand, absorbs 3.03 strikes/min and lands 3.21 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Maryna Moroz (+120)
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