Joanne Calderwood vs Jennifer Maia Picks and Predictions 8-1-2020 UFC Fight Night 173 Odds
Joanne Calderwood vs Jennifer Maia
UFC Fight Night 173
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Joanne Calderwood will enter the Octagon against Jennifer Maia at UFC Fight Night 173 at UFC Apex on Saturday, August 1, 2020. The opening line has Calderwood at -140 while Maia is at +120.
Joanne "JoJo" Calderwood will be looking to add a win to her record of 14-4-0. The 34-year-old weighs 125 lbs and measures in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter reaches 65". Jennifer Maia stands in at 5'4" and tips the scales at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 17-6-1. The 31-year-old extends her reach 64". In the category of significant strikes, Joanne Calderwood connects on 6.19 per minute while Jennifer Maia connects on 4.05 significant strikes per min. Calderwood lands 47% of the significant strikes she attempts and Maia is connecting on 38%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "JoJo" absorbs 4.31 significant strikes per minute while Maia allows 3.78. Calderwood also thwarts 53% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her and Maia is able to stop 53% of the strikes thrown her way.
In terms of takedowns, Joanne Calderwood is the more productive grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 1.85 times per 3 rds. Calderwood is getting her opponent to the mat on 56% of the times she tries and is stuffing 55% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Maia is taking her opponents to the canvas on 50% of the takedowns she tries and is stuffing 75% of all takedowns attempted on her. When it comes to going for the submission, Calderwood is the more capable fighter by attempting 0.5 finishes per 3 rounds while Maia looks to get 0.3 finishes per 3 rds.
In her last bout, Joanne Calderwood squared up with Andrea Lee and took home the victory by split decision in round 3. Lee ended up landing 104 of 185 total strikes attempted in that contest. Calderwood finished this fight landing 158 of 293 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Lee landed 61 of 137, giving her a percentage of 44%. She ended up landing 13 of 73 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Calderwood landed 43% of her significant strikes by connecting on 101 of 230. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she was 40 of 138 aimed at the head. 93% of the significant strikes connected on by Lee and 93% of them connected on by Calderwood were tallied at distance.
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In the last fight for Jennifer Maia, she went up against Katlyn Chookagian and ended up taking the loss by unanimous decision in round 3. Chookagian ended up connecting on 90% of her significant strikes at distance and Maia ended up landing 98% of her significant strikes at distance. Maia ended up connecting on 25% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 58 of 231. She landed 31 of 193 significant strikes directed at the head. Chookagian landed 73 of 180 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she landed 45 of 142 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes that she let go in that fight, Chookagian ended up connecting on 109 of 217 while Maia ended up landing 74 of 248 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other bouts to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Derek Brunson faces off against Edmen Shahbazyan. Brunson steps into the cage with a record of 20-7-0. The 36-year-old records a weight of 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 77". Shahbazyan stands 6'2" and will fight at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 11-0-0. The 22-year-old extends his reach 74". When it comes to wrestling, Derek Brunson gets his opposition to the mat 2.80 times per 3 rds while Edmen Shahbazyan is averaging a takedown 6.77 times per 3 rds. In terms of striking, Brunson connects for an average of 3.39 strikes per minute and landing 45% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage you've got Edmen Shahbazyan, who is connecting on 52% of his attempted strikes and connects on 4.11 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Markus Perez is set to square up in the Octagon against Eric Spicely. Spicely comes into this fight with a record of 12-6-0. The 33-year-old is weighing in at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 73". Perez stands in at 6'1" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 12-3-0. The 32-year-old reaches 73". In terms of wrestling, Eric Spicely is able to deflect 75% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents to the mat on 20% of his tries. Perez is finishing his takedowns on 26% of his attempts and is able to deflect 80% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Spicely takes 5.72 strikes/min and he is dishing out 3.71 strikes per minute. Perez, notwithstanding, takes 3.96 strikes per minute and is connecting on 2.75 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Joanne Calderwood (-140)
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