Ariane Lipski vs Luana Carolina Picks and Predictions 7-18-2020 UFC Fight Island 2 Odds
Ariane Lipski vs Luana Carolina
UFC Fight Island 2
UFC Fight Island
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Ariane Lipski will enter the Octagon against Luana Carolina at UFC Fight Island 2 on Saturday, July 18, 2020. The opening odds have Lipski coming in at -130 while Carolina is at +110.
Ariane "Queen of Violence" Lipski will be looking to add a win to her record of 12-5-0. The 26-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and measures 5'6". The orthodox fighter reaches 67". Luana "Dread" Carolina stands 5'6" and weighs 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her record of 6-1-0. The 27-year-old reaches 69". Regarding significant strikes, Ariane Lipski is connecting on 3.38 per minute and Luana Carolina is connecting on 6.53 significant strikes per minute. Lipski connects on 31% of the significant strikes she tries while Carolina connects on 50%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Queen of Violence" absorbs 4.62 significant strikes per min and "Dread" allows 3.83. Lipski also deflects 51% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way while Carolina is able to defend against 48% of the strikes thrown her way.
Regarding grappling, Ariane Lipski is the more skilled grappler as she takes her opponents to the mat 0.33 times per 3 rounds. Lipski is scoring a takedown on 90% of her tries and is stopping 37% of the takedowns her opponents try. Carolina is scoring a takedown on 10% of her takedown tries and defending 95% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Lipski is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by attempting 0.3 submissions per 15 minutes while Carolina tries 2.0 submissions per 3 rds.
The last time she stepped into the Octagon, Ariane Lipski fought Isabela de Padua and ended up getting the win via unanimous decision in round 3. Padua ended up landing 90 of 128 total strikes that she threw in that contest. Lipski finished this fight landing 175 of 224 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Padua ended up landing 15 of 42, which means her percentage was 35%. She ended up landing 15 of 42 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Lipski landed 49% of her significant strikes by sticking 31 of 63. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she landed 27 of 58 pointed at the head. 40% of the significant strikes landed by Padua and 58% of them landed by Lipski were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for Luana Carolina, she faced off with Priscila Cachoeira and ended up getting the victory by unanimous decision in round 3. Cachoeira connected on 79% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance and Carolina ended up connecting on 73% of her significant strikes at distance. Carolina ended up landing 48% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 111 of 231. She ended up connecting on 75 of 180 significant strikes aimed at the head. Cachoeira ended up connecting on 69 of 149 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, she ended up landing 39 of 103 directed at the head. Regarding total strikes thrown, Cachoeira landed 69 of 149 while Carolina was 126 of 251 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Deiveson Figueiredo enters the Octagon with Joseph Benavidez. Figueiredo looks to add a victory to his total of 18-1-0. The 32-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and measures 5'5". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 68". Benavidez measures 5'4" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage with a record of 28-6-0. The 35-year-old extends his reach 65". Concerning takedowns, Deiveson Figueiredo is able to score a takedown 1.81 times per 3 rounds while Joseph Benavidez gets a takedown 1.50 times per 15 minutes. In terms of striking, Figueiredo is connecting on 2.54 strikes/minute and landing 52% of his attempted strikes. Joining him in the Octagon is Joseph Benavidez, who is landing 34% of the strikes he has thrown and is connecting on 3.53 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Kelvin Gastelum is set to square up against Jack Hermansson. Hermansson looks to add a victory to his total of 20-5-0. The 32-year-old is weighing in at 185 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter stretches 77". Gastelum measures in at 5'9" and will fight at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a career record of 16-5-0. The 28-year-old stretches 71". In the category of takedowns, Jack Hermansson is stopping 77% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedown tries on 36% of the times he tries. Gastelum is finishing his takedown tries on 35% of his tries and defends against 62% of all takedown tries against him. With reference to striking, Hermansson absorbs 2.56 strikes/minute while he deals 5.13 strikes/minute. Gastelum, at the same time, takes 3.01 strikes per min and dishes out 3.75 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ariane Lipski (-130)
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