Maurice Greene vs Greg Hardy Pick, 10/31/2020 Predictions UFC Vegas 12 Odds
Maurice Greene vs Greg Hardy
UFC Vegas 12
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Maurice Greene will enter the Octagon against Greg Hardy at UFC Vegas 12 on Saturday, October 31, 2020. The moneyline has Greene coming in at +275 while Hardy is at -335.
Maurice "The Crochet Boss" Greene comes into this fight with a mark of 9-5-0. The 34-year-old weighs 258 lbs and stands in at 6'7". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 80". Greg "Prince of War" Hardy comes in at 6'5" and will fight at 265 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 6-2-0. The 32-year-old has a wingspan of 80". Regarding significant strikes, Maurice Greene is landing 4.31 per min and Greg Hardy is connecting on 4.48 significant strikes per min. Greene lands 44% of the significant strikes he tries while Hardy lands 48%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "The Crochet Boss" allows 3.96 significant strikes per min and "Prince of War" allows 2.79. Greene also defends against 47% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Hardy is able to stop 58% of the shots thrown.
In terms of wrestling, Maurice Greene is the more competent wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 0.40 times per 3 rounds. Greene is finishing his takedown attempts on 10% of the times he tries and stopping 33% of all takedowns attempted on him. Hardy is taking his opponents to the mat on 15% of his takedown attempts and stopping 83% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Greene is the more skilled of the two fighters by trying 0.7 submissions per 15 min while Hardy attempts 0.3 submissions per 3 rds.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Maurice Greene went up against Gian Villante and took home the victory by way of an arm triangle in round 3. Villante landed 91 of 126 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Greene walked away from this fight having landed 64 of 139 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Villante ended up landing 72 of 105, which gave him a rate of 68%. He landed 35 of 59 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Greene landed 45% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 63 of 137. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 24 of 87 pointed at the head. 70% of the significant strikes connected on by Villante and 98% of them connected on by Greene were thrown at distance.
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In the last bout for Greg Hardy, he went up against Yorgan De Castro and wound up taking home the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Castro landed 90% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Hardy landed 90% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Hardy landed 44% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 55 of 124. He connected on 21 of 80 significant strikes aimed at the head. Castro ended up landing 24 of 69 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 6 of 44 directed at the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that contest, Castro was 24 of 69 and Hardy ended up landing 66 of 135 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Bobby Green squares up against Thiago Moises. Green comes into this bout with a record of 27-10-1. The 34-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 71". Moises measures in at 5'9" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 13-4-0. The 25-year-old has a wingspan of 70". In the grappling category, Bobby Green gets a takedown 1.53 times per 3 rds while Thiago Moises takes his opponents to the canvas 1.10 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Green is landing 5.13 strikes per minute and landing 51% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Thiago Moises, who connects on 43% of the strikes that he throws and is connecting on 2.68 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Alexander Hernandez is set to square up with Chris Gruetzemacher. Gruetzemacher will be looking to add a victory to his total of 14-3-0. The 34-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and stands 5'8". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 68". Hernandez measures 5'9" and records a weight of 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career total of 11-3-0. The 28-year-old reaches 72". Concerning wrestling, Chris Gruetzemacher is thwarting 62% of the takedowns his opponents try and is taking his opponents down on 10% of the times he tries. Hernandez is finishing his takedown tries on 38% of his attempts and prevents 57% of all takedown tries against him. With regard to striking, Gruetzemacher is taking 5.09 strikes/minute while he connects on 7.12 strikes/min. Hernandez, in contrast, is taking 3.87 strikes/min and is connecting on 3.17 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Maurice Greene (+275)
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