Katlyn Chookagian vs Cynthia Calvillo Pick, 11/21/2020 Predictions UFC 255 Odds
Katlyn Chookagian vs Cynthia Calvillo
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Katlyn Chookagian will battle Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 255 on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The moneyline has Chookagian priced at +225 while Calvillo is priced at -265.
Katlyn "Blonde Fighter" Chookagian holds a record of 14-4-0. The 31-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and comes in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 68". Cynthia Calvillo measures 5'4" and weighs in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 9-1-1. The 33-year-old reaches 64". In the category of significant strikes, Katlyn Chookagian connects on 4.18 per min while Cynthia Calvillo connects on 4.21 significant strikes per min. Chookagian is landing 35% of the significant strikes she attempts while Calvillo is connecting on 44%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Blonde Fighter" takes 4.25 significant strikes per minute and Calvillo absorbs 3.37. Chookagian also prevents 62% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way while Calvillo is able to defend against 66% of the strikes thrown her way.
Concerning takedowns, Katlyn Chookagian is the lesser skilled wrestler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 0.30 times per 15 minutes. Chookagian is getting her opponent to the mat on 15% of the times she tries and is defending 48% of the takedowns her opponents try. Calvillo is taking her opponents to the canvas on 46% of the takedowns she attempts and is stuffing 69% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Chookagian is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.5 submissions per 3 rds while Calvillo goes for 1.3 submissions per 15 minutes.
In her previous bout, Katlyn Chookagian went up against Valentina Shevchenko and took a loss on the night via punches to the head from the crucifix position in round 3. Shevchenko ended up landing 57 of 82 total strikes attempted in that fight. Chookagian ended the night having landed 27 of 68 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Shevchenko landed 40 of 65, which means her percentage was 61%. She ended up landing 26 of 48 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Chookagian landed 30% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 17 of 56. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she was 0 of 28 to the head. 57% of the significant strikes connected on by Shevchenko and 90% of them landed by Chookagian were done at a distance.
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In the last fight for Cynthia Calvillo, she went up against Jessica Eye and ended up getting the victory by unanimous decision in round 5. Eye ended up landing 98% of her significant strikes at distance while Calvillo ended up landing 92% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Calvillo connected on 47% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 113 of 237. She connected on 77 of 185 significant strikes directed at the head. Eye landed 70 of 280 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 59 of 261 aimed at the head. In regard to the total strikes thrown in this fight, Eye landed 70 of 283 while Calvillo connected on 150 of 294 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Valentina Shevchenko goes up against Jennifer Maia. Shevchenko holds a career record of 19-3-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and stands 5'5". The southpaw fighter extends her reach 66". Maia comes in at 5'4" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 18-6-1. The 32-year-old reaches 64". In terms of takedowns, Valentina Shevchenko gets a takedown 2.09 times per 15 minutes while Jennifer Maia takes her opponents to the canvas 0.23 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Shevchenko is landing 3.06 strikes/min and connecting on 50% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side we have Jennifer Maia, who is landing 39% of the strikes she has thrown and is landing 4.08 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Alex Perez is set to square up against Deiveson Figueiredo. Figueiredo walks into the cage holding a mark of 19-1-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 125 lbs and measures in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 68". Perez measures in at 5'6" and tips the scales at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 24-5-0. The 28-year-old stretches 65". Regarding takedowns, Deiveson Figueiredo is able to deflect 61% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is finishing his takedowns on 50% of his tries. Perez is taking his opponents to the mat on 50% of his tries and curbs 87% of all takedown tries against him. Concerning striking, Figueiredo takes 2.81 strikes/minute while he is landing 2.80 strikes/min. Perez, in contrast, absorbs 3.10 strikes/min and is dishing out 4.68 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Cynthia Calvillo (-265)
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