Joaquin Buckley vs Jordan Wright Pick, 11/21/2020 Predictions UFC 255 Odds
Joaquin Buckley vs Jordan Wright
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Joaquin Buckley will battle Jordan Wright at UFC 255 on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The opening moneyline has Buckley coming in at -250 while Wright is at +210.
Joaquin "New Mansa" Buckley steps into the Octagon holding a record of 11-3-0. The 26-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The southpaw fighter has an arm span of 76". Jordan "The Beverly Hills Ninja" Wright stands in at 6'2" and is fighting at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 11-0-0. The 29-year-old extends his reach 77". Regarding significant strikes, Joaquin Buckley is landing 3.92 per minute while Jordan Wright is connecting on 7.79 significant strikes per min. Buckley lands 32% of the significant strikes he throws while Wright connects on 77%. In terms of defending themselves, "New Mansa" allows 6.09 significant strikes per minute while "The Beverly Hills Ninja" takes 7.79. Buckley also defends 49% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Wright thwarts 19% of the shots thrown his way.
Concerning wrestling, Joaquin Buckley is the more competent wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 0.85 times per 15 minutes. Buckley is getting his opponent to the mat on 25% of his tries and defending 52% of the takedowns his opponents try. Wright is taking his opponents down on 10% of the takedowns he attempts and thwarting 55% of the tries against him. Regarding submission attempts, Buckley is the more capable of the two fighters by trying 0.5 submissions per 15 min while Wright goes for 0.4 submissions per 3 rds.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Joaquin Buckley faced Impa Kasanganay and got a win for the night via a spinning kick to the head in round 2. Kasanganay ended up landing 31 of 85 total strikes that he let go. Buckley finished this fight landing 29 of 95 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Kasanganay ended up landing 28 of 79, which means his percentage was 35%. He landed 17 of 64 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Buckley ended up landing 30% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 29 of 94. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he was 19 of 79 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Kasanganay and 86% of them landed by Buckley were tallied at distance.
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In the last bout for Jordan Wright, he faced off with Ike Villanueva and wound up taking home the win via TKO via a doctor's stoppage in round 1. Villanueva ended up connecting on 10% of his significant strikes at distance and Wright ended up connecting on 6% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Wright connected on 90% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 15 of 15. He connected on 10 of 10 significant strikes aimed at the head. Villanueva connected on 7 of 7 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 5 of 5 to the head. In terms of the total strikes thrown in this fight, Villanueva ended up landing 23 of 24 and Wright landed 21 of 21 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Daniel Rodriguez faces off with Nicolas Dalby. Rodriguez comes into this bout with a mark of 13-1-0. The 33-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter reaches 74". Dalby measures in at 5'11" and weighs 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 18-4-1. The 36-year-old has an arm span of 74". When it comes to grappling, Daniel Rodriguez scores a takedown 1.83 times per 3 rounds while Nicolas Dalby is averaging a takedown 1.74 times per 3 rounds. In the striking category, Rodriguez tags his opponents 8.46 strikes per minute and connects on 48% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Nicolas Dalby, who is landing 38% of his attempted strikes and lands an average of 3.17 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Dustin Stoltzfus is set to enter the Octagon against Kyle Daukaus. Daukaus looks to add a victory to his total of 9-1-0. The 27-year-old is weighing in at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'3". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 76". Stoltzfus comes in at 6'0" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 13-1-0. The 29-year-old stretches 75". When it comes to takedowns, Kyle Daukaus defends against 90% of the takedowns his opponents try and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 50% of his attempts. Stoltzfus is finishing his takedown tries on 100% of his attempts and defends against 52% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Daukaus absorbs 2.17 strikes per minute while he is landing 3.40 per min. Stoltzfus, at the same time, absorbs 2.76 strikes/min and lands 3.68 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Joaquin Buckley (-250)
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