Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs Maxim Grishin Pick, 10/17/2020 Predictions UFC Fight Island 6 Odds
Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs Maxim Grishin
UFC Fight Island 6
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Gadzhimurad Antigulov will enter the Octagon with Maxim Grishin at UFC Fight Island 6 on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The opening line has Antigulov priced at +285 while Grishin is at -345.
Gadzhimurad Antigulov has a record of 20-7-0. The 33-year-old will fight at 205 lbs and stands 5'11". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 70". Maxim "Maximus" Grishin measures 6'3" and steps on the scale at 220 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 30-8-2. The 36-year-old reaches 78". Concerning significant strikes, Gadzhimurad Antigulov is connecting on 2.89 per min and Maxim Grishin is landing 1.20 significant strikes per min. Antigulov lands 56% of the significant strikes he throws and Grishin lands 56%. When it comes to defending in the cage, Antigulov absorbs 4.95 significant strikes per minute and "Maximus" allows 1.60. Antigulov also thwarts 24% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Grishin is able to defend against 53% of the shots thrown.
In terms of grappling, Gadzhimurad Antigulov is the better grappler as he is able to score a takedown 8.40 times per 3 rounds. Antigulov is finishing his takedown attempts on 42% of the times he tries and stuffing 10% of all takedown attempts. Grishin is getting his opponent to the mat on 15% of his takedown attempts and thwarting 57% of the tries against him. When it comes to going for the sub, Antigulov is the more experienced of the two fighters by trying 2.8 subs per 3 rounds while Grishin looks to get 0.6 subs per 3 rounds.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Gadzhimurad Antigulov squared up with Paul Craig and wound up walking away in defeat via a triangle choke in round 1. Craig ended up landing 4 of 7 total strikes that he let go in that fight. Antigulov ended the night having landed 16 of 22 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Craig landed 2 of 5, giving him a percentage of 40%. He landed 2 of 5 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Antigulov ended up landing 68% of his significant strikes by connecting on 11 of 16. Of those significant strikes, he landed 9 of 14 pointed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Craig and 9% of them connected on by Antigulov were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for Maxim Grishin, he squared up with Marcin Tybura and ended up losing the fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Tybura connected on 58% of his significant strikes at distance while Grishin connected on 77% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Grishin ended up connecting on 56% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 18 of 32. He landed 9 of 20 significant strikes aimed at the head. Tybura landed 24 of 52 significant strikes in that contest. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up landing 15 of 36 aimed at the head. Relating to total strikes thrown in that contest, Tybura ended up connecting on 70 of 119 while Grishin was 54 of 71 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Katlyn Chookagian enters the Octagon against Jessica Andrade. Chookagian looks to add a victory to her record of 14-3-0. The 31-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and comes in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter reaches 68". Andrade comes in at 5'1" and records a weight of 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to her career total of 20-8-0. The 29-year-old extends her reach 62". Regarding grappling, Katlyn Chookagian takes her opponents to the mat 0.31 times per 15 minutes and Jessica Andrade takes her opponents to the canvas 3.02 times per 15 minutes. In terms of striking, Chookagian tags his opponents 4.19 strikes per minute and connects on 35% of her attempted strikes. Joining her in the Octagon is Jessica Andrade, who connects on 49% of the strikes she attempts and connects on 6.40 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Poliana Botelho is set to square up in the Octagon with Gillian Robertson. Robertson will be looking to add a victory to her total of 8-4-0. The 25-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Botelho stands in at 5'8" and will fight at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 8-2-0. The 31-year-old extends her reach 67". Regarding wrestling, Gillian Robertson prevents 15% of the takedowns her opponents try and is taking her opponents to the canvas on 52% of her tries. Botelho is taking her opponents to the mat on 90% of her tries and is able to stop 88% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. In the matter of striking, Robertson is taking 2.38 strikes/min while she is landing 1.96 strikes per minute. Botelho, on the contrary, takes 2.77 strikes/min and connects on 3.65 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Gadzhimurad Antigulov (+285)
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