Davi Ramos vs Arman Tsarukyan Picks and Predictions 7-18-2020 UFC Fight Island 2 Odds
Davi Ramos vs Arman Tsarukyan
UFC Fight Island 2
UFC Fight Island
Saturday, July 18, 2020
Davi Ramos will face off with Arman Tsarukyan at UFC Fight Island 2 on Saturday, July 18, 2020. The opening line has Ramos at +175 while Tsarukyan is coming in at -210.
Davi "Tasmanian Devil" Ramos steps into the Octagon with a mark of 10-3-0. The 33-year-old weighs 155 lbs and measures 5'6". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 70". Arman "Ahalkalakets" Tsarukyan measures in at 5'7" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 14-2-0. The 23-year-old stretches 72". With respect to significant strikes, Davi Ramos connects on 2.74 per minute while Arman Tsarukyan connects on 2.00 significant strikes per min. Ramos is connecting on 39% of the significant strikes he tries and Tsarukyan connects on 40%. In terms of defending in the Octagon, "Tasmanian Devil" allows 2.80 significant strikes per minute and "Ahalkalakets" absorbs 1.23. Ramos also prevents 57% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Tsarukyan curbs 45% of the shots thrown in his direction.
Regarding wrestling, Davi Ramos is the more competent wrestler as he gets a takedown 2.42 times per 3 rds. Ramos is scoring a takedown on 50% of his tries and thwarting 95% of all takedown attempts. Tsarukyan is finishing his takedown tries on 13% of his takedown attempts and defending 66% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. In terms of going for the sub, Ramos is the more able fighter by attempting 0.7 finishes per 3 rds while Tsarukyan attempts 0.3 finishes per 3 rds.
The last time he fought, Davi Ramos faced Islam Makhachev and wound up taking the loss by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Makhachev landed 88 of 148 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Ramos ended the night having landed 27 of 80 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Makhachev landed 43 of 95, which means his percentage was 45%. He landed 32 of 81 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Ramos ended up landing 12% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 7 of 58. Of all the significant strikes, he was 5 of 43 aimed at the head. 67% of the significant strikes landed by Makhachev and 71% of them landed by Ramos were done at distance.
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In the last bout for Arman Tsarukyan, he squared up with Olivier Aubin-Mercier and ended up winning this fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Aubin-Mercier ended up connecting on 73% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Tsarukyan connected on 42% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Tsarukyan landed 44% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 47 of 105. He ended up connecting on 28 of 77 significant strikes aimed at the head. Aubin-Mercier ended up landing 23 of 48 significant strikes in that battle. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up connecting on 14 of 34 directed at the head. Relating to total strikes that he threw in that fight, Aubin-Mercier connected on 36 of 61 while Tsarukyan ended up landing 110 of 174 total strikes.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Grant Dawson goes up against Nad Narimani. Dawson comes into this bout holding a record of 15-1-0. The 26-year-old weighs in at 145 lbs and measures in at 5'10". The switch fighter has a wingspan of 72". Narimani measures 5'8" and is fighting at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 12-3-0. The 33-year-old reaches 70". In terms of takedowns, Grant Dawson is able to score a takedown 5.09 times per 15 min and Nad Narimani gets a takedown 2.64 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Dawson lands 3.48 strikes per min and is connecting on 48% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Nad Narimani, who connects on 43% of the strikes he attempts and is landing 3.80 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Joel Alvarez is set to meet Joe Duffy. Duffy looks to add a victory to his career total of 16-4-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 73". Alvarez measures 6'3" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 16-2-0. The 26-year-old has a reach of 77". Regarding takedowns, Joe Duffy is able to defend against 64% of his opponents' takedown tries and is finishing his takedowns on 60% of his tries. Alvarez is taking his opponents down on 10% of the tries he takes and is able to prevent 10% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Duffy absorbs 3.63 strikes/min while he is dishing out 2.56 strikes/min. Alvarez, in contrast, absorbs 3.44 strikes per min and is landing 2.55 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Davi Ramos (+175)
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