Antonina Shevchenko vs Ariane Lipski Pick, 11/21/2020 Predictions UFC 255 Odds
Antonina Shevchenko vs Ariane Lipski
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Antonina Shevchenko will face off with Ariane Lipski at UFC 255 on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The opening moneyline has Shevchenko at -160 while Lipski is at +140.
Antonina "La Pantera" Shevchenko looks to add a victory to her record of 8-2-0. The 35-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The southpaw fighter reaches 67". Ariane "Queen of Violence" Lipski stands 5'6" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her career record of 13-5-0. The 26-year-old extends her reach 67". Regarding significant strikes, Antonina Shevchenko is connecting on 4.09 per minute while Ariane Lipski is landing 3.34 significant strikes per minute. Shevchenko is landing 54% of the significant strikes she attempts and Lipski is connecting on 31%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "La Pantera" allows 2.66 significant strikes per minute and "Queen of Violence" allows 4.52. Shevchenko also thwarts 55% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Lipski is able to thwart 51% of the shots thrown in her direction.
Concerning takedowns, Antonina Shevchenko is the more capable grappler as she is able to score a takedown 0.50 times per 3 rds. Shevchenko is finishing her takedown attempts on 32% of her tries and is stuffing 50% of the takedowns her opponents try. Lipski is getting her opponent to the mat on 40% of the takedowns she tries and is stuffing 37% of the attempts against her. In terms of going for the submission, Shevchenko is the more apt fighter by trying 0.8 submissions per 15 minutes while Lipski attempts 0.7 submissions per 3 rds.
In her last fight, Antonina Shevchenko went up against Katlyn Chookagian and was defeated by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Chookagian landed 200 of 240 total strikes attempted in that contest. Shevchenko finished this fight landing 37 of 76 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Chookagian landed 73 of 108, giving her a percentage of 67%. She landed 55 of 81 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Shevchenko ended up landing 39% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 25 of 64. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she connected on 14 of 50 aimed at the head. 30% of the significant strikes landed by Chookagian and 84% of them connected on by Shevchenko were tallied at a distance.
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In the last fight for Ariane Lipski, she went up against Luana Carolina and ended up getting the win via a kneebar from bottom guard in round 1. Carolina connected on 90% of her significant strikes at distance and Lipski connected on 85% of the significant strikes she took from distance. Lipski ended up landing 75% of her significant strikes attempted by connecting on 3 of 4. She ended up landing 1 of 2 significant strikes aimed at the head. Carolina connected on 2 of 4 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, she landed 0 of 2 to the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that contest, Carolina landed 2 of 4 and Lipski landed 11 of 12 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Katlyn Chookagian squares up with Cynthia Calvillo. Chookagian holds a record of 14-4-0. The 31-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and comes in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 68". Calvillo measures 5'4" and weighs in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 9-1-1. The 33-year-old reaches 64". In terms of takedowns, Katlyn Chookagian takes her opponents to the mat 0.30 times per 3 rounds and Cynthia Calvillo takes her opponents to the canvas 1.97 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Chookagian connects for an average of 4.18 strikes per min and connecting on 35% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side we have Cynthia Calvillo, who is landing 44% of the strikes she attempts and is connecting on 4.21 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Jennifer Maia is set to battle Valentina Shevchenko. Shevchenko holds a career record of 19-3-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and stands 5'5". The southpaw fighter extends her reach 66". Maia comes in at 5'4" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 18-6-1. The 32-year-old reaches 64". Regarding wrestling, Valentina Shevchenko is stopping 77% of her opponents takedown tries and is getting her opponent to the mat on 54% of the times she tries. Maia is taking her opponents to the mat on 50% of her tries and prevents 70% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. With reference to striking, Shevchenko is taking 2.12 strikes/min while she lands 3.06 strikes/min. Maia, on the contrary, is taking 3.92 strikes per minute and connects on 4.08 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Antonina Shevchenko (-160)
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