Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno Pick, 12/12/2020 Predictions UFC 256 Odds
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Deiveson Figueiredo will battle Brandon Moreno at UFC 256 on Saturday, December 12, 2020. The moneyline has Figueiredo priced at -300 while Moreno is priced at +250.
Deiveson "Deus da Guerra" Figueiredo walks into the Octagon with a mark of 20-1-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter stretches 68". Brandon "The Assassin Baby" Moreno measures in at 5'7" and weighs 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight holding a mark of 18-5-1. The 27-year-old has a reach of 70". Regarding significant strikes, Deiveson Figueiredo is connecting on 2.79 per minute while Brandon Moreno lands 3.01 significant strikes per minute. Figueiredo is landing 55% of the significant strikes he throws while Moreno connects on 35%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Deus da Guerra" allows 2.82 significant strikes per minute while "The Assassin Baby" takes 2.96. Figueiredo also curbs 52% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Moreno stops 63% of them.
In the grappling category, Deiveson Figueiredo is not as effective of a wrestler as he gets a takedown 1.68 times per 15 minutes. Figueiredo is finishing his takedown attempts on 50% of the times he tries and is defending 63% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Moreno is getting his opponent to the mat on 44% of the takedowns he tries and stopping 69% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. In terms of submission attempts, Figueiredo is the more skilled fighter by trying 3.0 submissions per 3 rds while Moreno tries 0.8 submissions per 3 rds.
In his previous bout, Deiveson Figueiredo faced Alex Perez and ended up getting the win by way of guillotine choke in round 1. Perez landed 6 of 14 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Figueiredo ended the night having landed 5 of 8 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Perez landed 6 of 14, which gave him a percentage of 42%. He finished the fight landing 3 of 9 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Figueiredo landed 62% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 5 of 8. Of those significant strikes, he landed 2 of 4 pointed at the head. 83% of the significant strikes landed by Perez and 100% of them landed by Figueiredo were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for Brandon Moreno, he squared up with Brandon Royval and took home the win by a punch to the head while on the ground in round 1. Royval ended up connecting on 88% of his significant strikes at distance and Moreno ended up connecting on 75% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Moreno ended up landing 47% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 16 of 34. He ended up connecting on 10 of 27 significant strikes to the head. Royval connected on 17 of 52 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 7 of 38 directed at the head. In terms of total strikes that he let go in that fight, Royval was 24 of 62 while Moreno was 53 of 73 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to watch out for
One more match to look forward to is when Tony Ferguson meets Charles Oliveira. Ferguson walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 26-4-0. The 36-year-old is weighing in at 155 lbs and comes in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter reaches 76". Oliveira measures 5'10" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 29-8-0. The 31-year-old extends his reach 74". In the grappling category, Tony Ferguson gets his opposition to the mat 0.49 times per 15 minutes while Charles Oliveira gets a takedown 2.61 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Ferguson is landing 5.80 strikes per minute and lands 45% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage you've got Charles Oliveira, who is landing 51% of the strikes he has attempted and connects on 3.27 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Jacare Souza is set to face off with Kevin Holland. Holland has a career record of 20-5-0. The 28-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and measures 6'3". The orthodox fighter stretches 81". Souza measures 6'1" and weighs in at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 26-8-0. The 41-year-old reaches 72". Concerning wrestling, Kevin Holland is able to thwart 54% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is taking his opponents down on 42% of his attempts. Souza is finishing his takedowns on 38% of the tries he takes and stops 60% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the matter of striking, Holland is absorbing 2.80 strikes/min and he connects on 4.68 strikes/min. Souza, on the contrary, is taking 2.81 strikes/min and is landing 2.54 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Deiveson Figueiredo (-300)
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