Jamie Mullarkey vs Fares Ziam Pick, 10/17/2020 Predictions UFC Fight Island 6 Odds
Jamie Mullarkey vs Fares Ziam
UFC Fight Island 6
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Jamie Mullarkey will face off against Fares Ziam at UFC Fight Island 6 on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The opening line has Mullarkey priced at -150 while Ziam is priced at +130.
Jamie Mullarkey looks to add a victory to his total of 12-3-0. The 26-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 74". Fares "Smile Killer" Ziam comes in at 6'1" and will fight at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 10-3-0. The 23-year-old has an arm span of 75". Concerning significant strikes, Jamie Mullarkey is landing 2.40 per minute while Fares Ziam is landing 0.67 significant strikes per min. Mullarkey connects on 37% of the significant strikes he attempts and Ziam is connecting on 32%. In terms of defending in the Octagon, Mullarkey allows 6.07 significant strikes per minute and "Smile Killer" allows 1.40. Mullarkey also thwarts 40% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Ziam defends against 57% of the shots thrown his way.
In terms of grappling, Jamie Mullarkey is averaging more takedowns in the cage as he takes his opponents to the canvas 3 times per 15 min. Mullarkey is finishing his takedown attempts on 20% of his tries and is defending 10% of all takedown tries against him. Ziam is getting his opponent to the mat on 15% of the takedowns he attempts and is stuffing 75% of all takedowns attempted on him. In terms of submissions, Mullarkey is the more skilled technician by going for 1 sub per 15 min while Ziam tries 0.5 submissions per 15 min.
In his last bout, Jamie Mullarkey went up against Brad Riddell and ended up taking the loss via unanimous decision in round 3. Riddell landed 104 of 167 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Mullarkey walked away from this fight having landed 41 of 100 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Riddell ended up landing 91 of 153, which gave him a rate of 59%. He finished the fight landing 70 of 129 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side, Mullarkey ended up landing 37% of his significant strikes by connecting on 36 of 95. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 25 of 83 pointed at the head. 69% of the significant strikes landed by Riddell and 97% of them connected on by Mullarkey were tallied at a distance.
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In the last fight for Fares Ziam, he battled Don Madge and was on the losing end of this fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Madge ended up connecting on 38% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Ziam ended up landing 80% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Ziam ended up connecting on 32% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 10 of 31. He ended up connecting on 6 of 26 significant strikes to the head. Madge ended up landing 21 of 49 significant strikes in that contest. Of all the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 11 of 36 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Madge ended up connecting on 72 of 111 while Ziam ended up connecting on 70 of 96 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Gadzhimurad Antigulov goes up against Maxim Grishin. 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". 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". In terms of takedowns, Gadzhimurad Antigulov is able to score a takedown 8.40 times per 3 rds and Maxim Grishin gets a takedown 0.40 times per 3 rounds. In terms of striking, Antigulov tags his opponents 2.89 strikes/minute and is landing 56% of the strikes that he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Maxim Grishin, who connects on 56% of the strikes he has tried and is connecting on 1.20 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Jessica Andrade is set to battle Katlyn Chookagian. 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". Concerning grappling, Katlyn Chookagian prevents 50% of the takedowns her opponents try and is taking her opponents to the canvas on 15% of the times she tries. Andrade is taking her opponents to the mat on 57% of the tries she takes and deflects 76% of all takedown tries against her. Concerning striking, Chookagian is taking 4.20 strikes per min and she is dealing 4.19 per minute. Andrade, at the same time, takes 5.30 strikes/minute and deals 6.40 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Fares Ziam (+130)
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