Rogerio Bontorin vs Ray Borg UFC Predictions & Tips - 2/15/2020
Rogerio Bontorin vs Ray Borg
UFC Fight Night 167
Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Rogerio Bontorin will battle Ray Borg at UFC Fight Night 167 in Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The odds have Bontorin priced at +120 while Borg is at -140.
Rogerio Bontorin has a career record of 16-1-0. The 27-year-old weighs 125 lbs and stands 5' 5". The orthodox fighter stretches 67". Ray "The Tazmexican Devil" Borg stands 5' 4" and tips the scales at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 12-4-0. The 26-year-old has a wingspan of 63". Regarding significant strikes, Rogerio Bontorin connects on 3.23 per min while Ray Borg lands 1.26 significant strikes per minute. Bontorin lands 52% of the significant strikes he attempts and Borg is landing 49%. Concerning their defense in the cage, Bontorin takes 3.63 significant strikes per minute while "The Tazmexican Devil" takes 1.80. Bontorin also defends against 42% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Borg is able to stop 46% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
When it comes to wrestling, Rogerio Bontorin is not as efficient of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 2.72 times per 15 min. Bontorin is taking his opponents to the canvas on 41% of his tries and is stuffing 60% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Borg is taking his opponents down on 50% of his takedown attempts and defending 46% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Bontorin is the more experienced submission fighter by going for 1.6 submissions per 3 rds while Borg attempts 1.2 submissions per 3 rds.
The last time he fought, Rogerio Bontorin fought Raulian Paiva and ended up getting the win via TKO via a doctor's stoppage in round 1. Paiva ended up landing 7 of 19 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Bontorin walked away from this fight having landed 8 of 16 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Paiva ended up landing 3 of 15, which means his percentage was 20%. He landed 3 of 14 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Bontorin landed 53% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 8 of 15. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 6 of 13 pointed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Paiva and 87% of them landed by Bontorin were done at a distance.
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In the last fight for Ray Borg, he fought Gabriel Silva and ended up getting the victory in the fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Silva landed 75% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Borg ended up connecting on 26% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Borg ended up landing 65% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 15 of 23. He landed 12 of 20 significant strikes aimed at the head. Silva landed 8 of 16 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up landing 7 of 14 directed at the head. Discussing total strikes thrown, Silva landed 58 of 76 while Borg ended up landing 23 of 34 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Casey Kenney enters the Octagon with Merab Dvalishvili. Kenney has a mark of 13-1-1. The 28-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and stands 5' 7". The southpaw fighter reaches 68". Dvalishvili stands 5' 6" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 9-4-0. The 29-year-old extends his reach 68". In terms of takedowns, Casey Kenney takes his opponents down 1.75 times per 15 min and Merab Dvalishvili gets a takedown 6.75 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Kenney tags his opponents 3.48 strikes/min and connecting on 41% of the strikes that he throws. Joining him in the Octagon is Merab Dvalishvili, who tags the opposition on 37% of the strikes that he throws and connects on 3.75 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Raulian Paiva is set to enter the Octagon against Mark De La Rosa. De La Rosa steps into the Octagon with a record of 11-3-0. The 25-year-old tips the scales at 125 lbs and stands 5' 6". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 65". Paiva stands in at 5' 8" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 18-3-0. The 24-year-old reaches 69". Concerning wrestling, Mark De La Rosa is preventing 42% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 17% of his attempts. Paiva is finishing his takedown tries on 20% of his attempts and defends against 77% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With reference to striking, De La Rosa is absorbing 4.04 strikes per minute while he is dishing out 3.05 strikes per min. Paiva, moreover, is taking 5.19 strikes/min and dishes out 4.59 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Rogerio Bontorin (+120)
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