Mackenzie Dern vs Virna Jandiroba Pick, 12/12/2020 Predictions UFC 256 Odds
Mackenzie Dern vs Virna Jandiroba
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Mackenzie Dern will enter the Octagon against Virna Jandiroba at UFC 256 on Saturday, December 12, 2020. The opener has Dern priced at -190 while Jandiroba is at +165.
Mackenzie Dern has a mark of 9-1-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 115 lbs and stands 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Virna "Carcara" Jandiroba measures 5'3" and is fighting at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her career total of 16-1-0. The 32-year-old extends her reach 64". When talking about significant strikes, Mackenzie Dern connects on 3.07 per minute while Virna Jandiroba lands 1.22 significant strikes per minute. Dern lands 33% of the significant strikes she tries while Jandiroba is landing 45%. Regarding defense, Dern allows 3.66 significant strikes per minute and "Carcara" absorbs 1.52. Dern also thwarts 64% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Jandiroba prevents 57% of the strikes thrown her way.
In the grappling category, Mackenzie Dern is not as efficient of a grappler as she takes her opponents to the mat 0.39 times per 15 minutes. Dern is scoring a takedown on 7% of her tries and thwarting 10% of the takedowns her opponents try. Jandiroba is getting her opponent to the mat on 50% of the takedowns she attempts and stuffing 60% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Dern is less likely to go for the finish by trying 3.1 finishes per 15 min while Jandiroba attempts 3.3 finishes per 3 rds.
In her last fight, Mackenzie Dern squared up with Randa Markos and wound up getting the win by an armbar from the mount position in round 1. Markos landed 7 of 10 total strikes that she let go in that fight. Dern walked away from this fight having landed 11 of 17 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Markos landed 3 of 5, which gave her a rate of 60%. She finished the fight landing 3 of 5 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Dern landed 69% of her significant strikes by landing 9 of 13. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she was 6 of 10 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Markos and 22% of them landed by Dern were tallied at distance.
In the last bout for Virna Jandiroba, she faced off with Felice Herrig and took home the victory via an armbar in round 1. Jandiroba ended up landing 80% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 4 of 5. She landed 4 of 5 significant strikes to the head. Herrig connected on 1 of 1 significant strikes in that fight. In relation to total strikes that she let go, Herrig landed 3 of 3 and Jandiroba ended up landing 12 of 15 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other fights to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Deiveson Figueiredo battles Brandon Moreno. Figueiredo walks into the Octagon with a mark of 20-1-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter stretches 68". Moreno measures in at 5'7" and weighs 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight holding a mark of 18-5-1. The 27-year-old has a reach of 70". In the wrestling category, Deiveson Figueiredo scores a takedown 1.68 times per 15 min while Brandon Moreno gets a takedown 1.93 times per 15 min. In the striking category, Figueiredo connects on 2.79 strikes per min and is connecting on 55% of his attempted strikes. On the other side we have Brandon Moreno, who tags the opposition on 35% of the strikes that he throws and connects for an average of 3.01 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Charles Oliveira is set to face off with Tony Ferguson. Ferguson walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 26-4-0. The 36-year-old is weighing in at 155 lbs and comes in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter reaches 76". Oliveira measures 5'10" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 29-8-0. The 31-year-old extends his reach 74". When it comes to takedowns, Tony Ferguson is preventing 75% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is finishing his takedown tries on 42% of his attempts. Oliveira is taking his opponents to the mat on 42% of the attempts he tries and is able to defend against 57% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Ferguson is absorbing 4.04 strikes per minute while he is connecting on 5.80 per minute. Oliveira, in contrast, takes 3.08 strikes/minute and connects on 3.27 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Mackenzie Dern (-190)
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