Julia Avila vs Gina Mazany Predictions, Picks, UFC Fight Night 172 Odds
Julia Avila vs Gina Mazany
UFC Fight Night 172
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 13, 2020
Julia Avila will take on Gina Mazany at UFC Fight Night 172 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, June 13, 2020. The opening moneyline has Avila priced at -460 while Mazany is at +365.
Julia "Raging Panda" Avila will be looking to add a win to her career total of 7-1-0. The 32-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 68". Gina "Danger" Mazany measures in at 5'6" and will fight at 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter holds a career record of 6-3-0. The 31-year-old stretches 68". Concerning significant strikes, Julia Avila connects on 3.27 per minute while Gina Mazany is landing 2.72 significant strikes per minute. Avila is landing 40% of the significant strikes she attempts and Mazany connects on 49%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "Raging Panda" takes 2.20 significant strikes per min and "Danger" takes 2.84. Avila also stops 60% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Mazany is able to defend against 50% of the shots thrown in her direction.
Regarding takedowns, Julia Avila is not as effective of a grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 0.30 times per 3 rds. Avila is finishing her takedown attempts on 10% of the times she tries and defending 50% of all takedown attempts. Mazany is getting her opponent to the mat on 77% of her takedown tries and thwarting 20% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Avila is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 0.2 subs per 15 minutes while Mazany goes for 0.3 subs per 15 min.
In her previous fight, Julia Avila fought Pannie Kianzad and ended up getting the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Kianzad landed 39 of 95 total strikes attempted in that contest. Avila ended the night having landed 66 of 142 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Kianzad landed 33 of 83, giving her a percentage of 39%. She ended up landing 26 of 73 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Avila landed 40% of her significant strikes by landing 49 of 122. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she was 30 of 96 to the head. 75% of the significant strikes landed by Kianzad and 57% of them connected on by Avila were done at distance.
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In the last fight for Gina Mazany, she went up against Macy Chiasson and wound up losing the fight by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Chiasson ended up landing 72% of her significant strikes at distance while Mazany ended up connecting on 92% of the significant strikes she took from distance. Mazany landed 56% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 14 of 25. She ended up landing 6 of 16 significant strikes aimed at the head. Chiasson connected on 25 of 49 significant strikes in that contest. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she landed 15 of 37 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes attempted in that contest, Chiasson was 25 of 49 and Mazany ended up landing 24 of 36 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Karl Roberson takes on Marvin Vettori. Roberson comes into this fight with a mark of 9-2-0. The 29-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 74". Vettori stands 6'0" and weighs 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a mark of 14-4-1. The 26-year-old has a wingspan of 74". Concerning takedowns, Karl Roberson takes his opponents down 1.07 times per 15 min and Marvin Vettori takes his opponents to the canvas 1.43 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Roberson is landing 3.16 strikes per min and connects on 52% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage you've got Marvin Vettori, who tags his opponent on 41% of the strikes that he throws and connects for an average of 4.05 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Ray Borg is set to square up against Merab Dvalishvili. Dvalishvili holds a record of 10-4-0. The 29-year-old weighs 135 lbs and measures 5'6". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 68". Borg stands 5'4" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 13-5-0. The 26-year-old has a wingspan of 63". Concerning wrestling, Merab Dvalishvili is able to thwart 80% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents to the mat on 45% of his attempts. Borg is finishing his takedown tries on 50% of his tries and defends against 46% of all takedown tries against him. In the matter of striking, Dvalishvili is absorbing 2.36 strikes per minute while he is landing 3.84 per min. Borg, on the other hand, takes 1.93 strikes/minute and dishes out 1.52 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Gina Mazany (+365)
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