Sabina Mazo vs JJ Aldrich Expert UFC Picks - 1/18/2020
Sabina Mazo vs JJ Aldrich
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Sabina Mazo will enter the Octagon against JJ Aldrich at UFC 246 in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The line has Mazo coming in at +100 while Aldrich is coming in at -120.
Sabina "Colombian Queen" Mazo has a mark of 7-1-0. The 22-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures 5' 7". The orthodox fighter reaches 70". JJ Aldrich comes in at 5' 5" and weighs 125 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a mark of 8-3-0. The 27-year-old reaches 67". With respect to significant strikes, Sabina Mazo lands 5.73 per min and JJ Aldrich lands 3.88 significant strikes per min. Mazo is landing 54% of the significant strikes she attempts while Aldrich connects on 40%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "Colombian Queen" allows 2.97 significant strikes per min and Aldrich takes 4.11. Mazo also defends against 69% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Aldrich stops 61% of the shots thrown in her direction.
In terms of wrestling, Sabina Mazo is the more skilled grappler as she is able to score a takedown 2.00 times per 3 rds. Mazo is scoring a takedown on 90% of her tries and stopping 88% of all takedown attempts. Aldrich is scoring a takedown on 25% of her takedown tries and is stuffing 53% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. When it comes to going for the sub, Mazo is the more apt fighter by going for 0.6 subs per 15 minutes while Aldrich looks to get 0.3 subs per 15 minutes.
In her last bout, Sabina Mazo faced Shana Dobson and wound up getting the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Dobson landed 102 of 176 of the strikes she let go in total for this contest. Mazo walked away from this fight having landed 170 of 250 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Dobson ended up landing 33 of 99, giving her a percentage of 33%. She ended up landing 19 of 75 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Mazo ended up landing 63% of her significant strikes by sticking 108 of 171. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, she connected on 49 of 98 aimed at the head. 42% of the significant strikes connected on by Dobson and 40% of them connected on by Mazo were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for JJ Aldrich, she fought Lauren Mueller and ended up getting the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Mueller ended up landing 96% of her significant strikes at distance and Aldrich landed 94% of her significant strikes at distance. Aldrich landed 46% of her significant strikes attempted by connecting on 74 of 160. She ended up landing 59 of 142 significant strikes aimed at the head. Mueller ended up connecting on 54 of 147 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, she landed 34 of 117 aimed at the head. Relating to total strikes thrown, Mueller landed 60 of 153 and Aldrich ended up connecting on 78 of 164 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Conor McGregor squares up against Donald Cerrone. McGregor holds a career mark of 21-4-0. The 31-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and stands in at 5' 9". The southpaw fighter reaches 74". Cerrone measures in at 6' 1" and weighs 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 36-13-0. The 36-year-old reaches 73". When it comes to grappling, Conor McGregor is able to score a takedown 0.75 times per 15 min and Donald Cerrone is able to score a takedown 1.21 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, McGregor lands 5.27 strikes per minute and connecting on 48% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Donald Cerrone, who tags the opposition on 46% of the strikes that he throws and connects on 4.34 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Maurice Greene is set to clash with Aleksei Oleinik. Oleinik steps into the cage holding a mark of 57-13-1. The 42-year-old weighs 240 lbs and measures 6' 2". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 80". Greene comes in at 6' 7" and is fighting at 258 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 8-4-0. The 33-year-old has an arm span of 80". In terms of wrestling, Aleksei Oleinik is able to deflect 20% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is getting his opponent to the mat on 39% of his tries. Greene is taking his opponents down on 10% of the attempts he tries and thwarts 66% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Concerning striking, Oleinik takes 3.61 strikes per min and he dishes out 3.53 strikes per minute. Greene, on the other side, is absorbing 4.56 strikes per min and is landing 5.38 per min.
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Guy's Pick: Take JJ Aldrich (-120)
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