Andrew Sanchez vs Wellington Turman Picks and Predictions 8-8-2020 UFC Vegas 6 Odds
Andrew Sanchez vs Wellington Turman
UFC Vegas 6
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Andrew Sanchez will take on Wellington Turman at UFC Vegas 6 at UFC Apex on Saturday, August 8, 2020. The odds have Sanchez at +135 while Turman is coming in at -155.
Andrew "El Dirte" Sanchez steps into the cage holding a mark of 12-5-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 74". Wellington "The Prodigy" Turman measures 6'0" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 16-3-0. The 24-year-old has an arm span of 72". Regarding significant strikes, Andrew Sanchez connects on 4.49 per min and Wellington Turman lands 2.43 significant strikes per min. Sanchez is connecting on 43% of the significant strikes he tries while Turman lands 42%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "El Dirte" takes 4.92 significant strikes per min while "The Prodigy" takes 3.30. Sanchez also stops 50% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Turman stops 43% of the shots thrown in his direction.
In terms of wrestling, Andrew Sanchez is the lesser skilled grappler as he takes his opponents down 2.25 times per 15 minutes. Sanchez is taking his opponents to the canvas on 33% of his tries and defending 100% of all takedown attempts. Turman is taking his opponents down on 37% of the takedowns he tries and is defending 90% of the tries against him. In terms of subbing opponents, Sanchez is the lesser skilled fighter by trying 0.4 submissions per 3 rounds while Turman attempts 1 submission per 15 min.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Andrew Sanchez faced Marvin Vettori and was on the losing end of this fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Vettori ended up landing 86 of 206 total strikes that he let go in that fight. Sanchez finished this fight landing 39 of 185 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Vettori ended up landing 85 of 205, which gave him a percentage of 41%. He ended up landing 72 of 187 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Sanchez ended up landing 21% of his significant strikes by connecting on 39 of 185. Of those significant strikes, he was 21 of 146 to the head. 87% of the significant strikes landed by Vettori and 97% of them connected on by Sanchez were done at a distance.
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In the last fight for Wellington Turman, he battled Markus Perez and ended up winning this fight by unanimous decision in round 3. Perez connected on 53% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Turman ended up connecting on 47% of his significant strikes at distance. Turman ended up connecting on 40% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 48 of 120. He connected on 35 of 103 significant strikes directed at the head. Perez landed 49 of 96 significant strikes in that contest. Of all the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 33 of 72 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes that he threw in that fight, Perez ended up connecting on 56 of 103 while Turman ended up connecting on 59 of 132 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Gavin Tucker faces off against Justin Jaynes. Tucker steps into the cage holding a mark of 11-1-0. The 34-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and measures 5'6". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 66". Jaynes comes in at 5'7" and weighs 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 16-4-0. The 30-year-old has a wingspan of 68". When it comes to grappling, Gavin Tucker is able to score a takedown 2.08 times per 3 rounds while Justin Jaynes takes his opponents down 0.40 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Tucker is connecting on 2.66 strikes per min and is landing 37% of the strikes that he throws. The other fighter in this bout is Justin Jaynes, who tags his opponent on 53% of the strikes he has tried and lands an average of 23.41 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Julija Stoliarenko is set to encounter Yana Kunitskaya. Kunitskaya steps into the cage with a record of 12-5-0. The 30-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 68". Stoliarenko stands 5'7" and steps on the scale at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 9-4-1. The 27-year-old reaches 66". Regarding wrestling, Yana Kunitskaya defends against 20% of her opponents takedown tries and is scoring a takedown on 53% of her tries. Stoliarenko is taking her opponents down on 10% of the attempts she tries and is able to defend against 100% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Kunitskaya is taking 4.12 strikes per minute while she is dealing 5.05 per minute. Stoliarenko, on the other hand, takes 4.87 strikes per min and connects on 3.80 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Wellington Turman (-155)
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