Junyong Park vs John Phillips Pick, 10/17/2020 Predictions UFC Fight Island 6 Odds
Junyong Park vs John Phillips
UFC Fight Island 6
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Junyong Park will face off with John Phillips at UFC Fight Island 6 on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The opening line has Park priced at -270 while Phillips is coming in at +230.
Junyong "The Iron Turtle" Park will be looking to add a win to his career record of 11-4-0. The 29-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 73". John "The Welsh Wrecking Machine" Phillips measures in at 5'11" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 22-10-0. The 35-year-old stretches 75". When talking about significant strikes, Junyong Park connects on 6.41 per min and John Phillips is landing 2.25 significant strikes per minute. Park is landing 47% of the significant strikes he attempts while Phillips lands 34%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "The Iron Turtle" absorbs 4.46 significant strikes per minute and "The Welsh Wrecking Machine" takes 5.31. Park also prevents 59% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Phillips defends against 49% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
Concerning takedowns, Junyong Park is the more skilled wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 3.04 times per 15 min. Park is finishing his takedown attempts on 50% of his tries and is stopping 45% of all takedowns attempted on him. Phillips is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of the takedowns he tries and is defending 11% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Park is the more able fighter by going for 0.6 finishes per 15 min while Phillips attempts 0.3 finishes per 3 rds.
In his previous fight, Junyong Park went up against Marc-Andre Barriault and ended up getting the win by unanimous decision in round 3. Barriault ended up landing 57 of 166 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Park walked away from this fight having landed 83 of 193 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Barriault ended up landing 51 of 160, giving him a percentage of 31%. He landed 22 of 119 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Park ended up landing 41% of his significant strikes by connecting on 77 of 187. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he was 59 of 166 pointed at the head. 96% of the significant strikes landed by Barriault and 89% of them landed by Park were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for John Phillips, he battled Khamzat Chimaev and ended up taking the loss by d'arce choke in round 2. Chimaev connected on 2% of his significant strikes at distance and Phillips ended up connecting on 90% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Phillips ended up landing 50% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 1 of 2. He connected on 1 of 2 significant strikes to the head. Chimaev connected on 43 of 52 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 40 of 49 directed at the head. In terms of total strikes thrown in that contest, Chimaev ended up landing 124 of 140 while Phillips connected on 2 of 3 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Jamie Mullarkey battles Fares Ziam. 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". 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". Regarding grappling, Jamie Mullarkey is averaging a takedown 3.00 times per 3 rds and Fares Ziam gets a takedown 0.70 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Mullarkey is landing 2.40 strikes per min and is connecting on 37% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Fares Ziam, who lands 32% of the strikes he has thrown and connects for an average of 0.67 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Maxim Grishin is set to face off with Gadzhimurad Antigulov. 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". Regarding takedowns, Gadzhimurad Antigulov thwarts 10% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is finishing his takedowns on 42% of the times he tries. Grishin is finishing his takedown tries on 15% of the attempts he tries and prevents 57% of all takedown tries against him. In the category of striking, Antigulov is taking 4.95 strikes per min while he is dishing out 2.89 strikes per minute. Grishin, in contrast, is absorbing 1.60 strikes/min and is landing 1.20 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Junyong Park (-270)
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