Jared Gordon vs Chris Fishgold Picks and Predictions 7-15-2020 UFC Fight Night 172 Odds
Jared Gordon vs Chris Fishgold
UFC Fight Night 172
UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Jared Gordon will take on Chris Fishgold at UFC Fight Night 172 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. The opener has Gordon priced at -145 while Fishgold is priced at +125.
Jared "Flash" Gordon steps into the Octagon with a record of 15-4-0. The 31-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and measures in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 68". Chris Fishgold measures in at 5'8" and weighs 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 18-3-1. The 28-year-old stretches 68". Regarding significant strikes, Jared Gordon is connecting on 6.26 per min and Chris Fishgold is connecting on 2.53 significant strikes per min. Gordon is connecting on 54% of the significant strikes he throws and Fishgold lands 31%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "Flash" allows 3.90 significant strikes per min while Fishgold absorbs 2.53. Gordon also deflects 58% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Fishgold defends against 53% of the strikes thrown his way.
When it comes to takedowns, Jared Gordon is not as efficient of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the mat 2.98 times per 15 minutes. Gordon is finishing his takedown attempts on 39% of the times he tries and stopping 57% of all takedowns attempted on him. Fishgold is getting his opponent to the mat on 50% of the takedowns he tries and stopping 33% of all takedowns attempted on him. When it comes to subbing the opposition, Gordon is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by attempting 0.5 subs per 3 rds while Fishgold looks to get 1.5 subs per 15 min.
The last time he fought, Jared Gordon squared up with Charles Oliveira and ended up walking away in defeat by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Oliveira landed 10 of 16 total strikes attempted in that fight. Gordon finished this fight landing 7 of 18 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Oliveira ended up landing 10 of 16, giving him a percentage of 62%. He finished the fight landing 5 of 9 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Gordon ended up landing 38% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 7 of 18. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 7 of 16 aimed at the head. 80% of the significant strikes landed by Oliveira and 100% of them landed by Gordon were thrown at a distance.
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In the last fight for Chris Fishgold, he battled Makwan Amirkhani and wound up losing the fight by way of an anaconda choke in round 2. Amirkhani landed 66% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Fishgold connected on 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Fishgold ended up landing 30% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 16 of 52. He connected on 4 of 30 significant strikes directed at the head. Amirkhani landed 9 of 27 significant strikes in that contest. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 6 of 21 aimed at the head. Discussing the strikes he fired off in this contest, Amirkhani ended up connecting on 18 of 36 while Fishgold connected on 16 of 52 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights to watch out for
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Ricardo Ramos goes up against Lerone Murphy. Ramos looks to add a win to his record of 14-2-0. The 24-year-old is fighting at 145 lbs and stands in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 72". Murphy stands in at 5'9" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career record of 8-0-1. The 28-year-old has a wingspan of 73". Regarding grappling, Ricardo Ramos is able to score a takedown 2.13 times per 3 rounds and Lerone Murphy gets a takedown 0.70 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Ramos connects on 3.05 strikes per min and is connecting on 39% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage you've got Lerone Murphy, who connects on 35% of his attempted strikes and lands 1.87 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Aaron Phillips is set to go up against Jack Shore. Shore walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 12-0-0. The 25-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter reaches 71". Phillips measures in at 5'9" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 12-3-0. The 30-year-old reaches 70". Regarding wrestling, Jack Shore is preventing 15% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedown tries on 57% of his tries. Phillips is taking his opponents down on 10% of the tries he takes and is able to deflect 35% of all takedown tries against him. Concerning striking, Shore absorbs 0.47 strikes/min while he is dishing out 3.58 per min. Phillips, moreover, is absorbing 3.33 strikes/minute and deals 1.87 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Chris Fishgold (+125)
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