Mike Davis vs Giga Chikadze Predictions, Picks, UFC Fight Night Odds
Mike Davis vs Giga Chikadze
UFC Fight Night
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Mike Davis will battle Giga Chikadze at UFC Fight Night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday, May 16, 2020. The odds have Davis at -220 while Chikadze is at +180.
Mike "Beast Boy" Davis has a career mark of 8-2-0. The 27-year-old tips the scales at 145 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter reaches 72". Giga Chikadze measures in at 6'0" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 9-2-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 74". In terms of significant strikes, Mike Davis lands 5.87 per min and Giga Chikadze connects on 3.06 significant strikes per minute. Davis connects on 54% of the significant strikes he tries and Chikadze is landing 44%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "Beast Boy" takes 6.36 significant strikes per minute and Chikadze takes 3.10. Davis also defends 54% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt and Chikadze is able to thwart 54% of the shots thrown.
In terms of wrestling, Mike Davis is the more competent grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 0.77 times per 15 min. Davis is scoring a takedown on 33% of the times he tries and is stopping 66% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Chikadze is scoring a takedown on 33% of his takedown attempts and thwarting 59% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding sub attempts, Davis is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.2 submissions per 3 rds while Chikadze attempts 0.4 submissions per 3 rds.
In his last fight, Mike Davis went up against Thomas Gifford and wound up getting the victory by a punch to the head in round 3. Gifford landed 89 of 243 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Davis finished this fight landing 141 of 224 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Gifford ended up landing 88 of 242, which means his percentage was 36%. He landed 45 of 189 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Davis ended up landing 62% of his significant strikes by sticking 139 of 222. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 96 of 166 to the head. 90% of the significant strikes connected on by Gifford and 70% of them connected on by Davis were done at a distance.
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In the last bout for Giga Chikadze, he went up against Jamall Emmers and ended up getting the victory by split decision in round 3. Emmers connected on 88% of his significant strikes at distance and Chikadze ended up landing 97% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Chikadze landed 31% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 38 of 122. He connected on 19 of 88 significant strikes aimed at the head. Emmers ended up landing 54 of 127 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up landing 32 of 94 aimed at the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that fight, Emmers ended up landing 57 of 130 while Chikadze landed 40 of 125 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Darren Elkins battles Nate Landwehr. Elkins will be looking to add a win to his total of 25-8-0. The 35-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 71". Landwehr stands in at 5'9" and is fighting at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a mark of 13-3-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 72". In the grappling category, Darren Elkins takes his opponents down 2.52 times per 3 rounds and Nate Landwehr scores a takedown 0.30 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Elkins is connecting on 3.27 strikes per minute and is landing 36% of his attempted strikes. The other guy in this fight is Nate Landwehr, who is connecting on 44% of the strikes that he throws and is landing 1.47 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Angela Hill is set to square up in the Octagon with Claudia Gadelha. Gadelha looks to add a win to her total of 17-4-0. The 31-year-old tips the scales at 115 lbs and measures 5'4". The orthodox fighter stretches 63". Hill comes in at 5'3" and steps on the scale at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her career record of 12-7-0. The 35-year-old reaches 64". In terms of wrestling, Claudia Gadelha is able to stop 58% of the takedowns her opponents try and is getting her opponent to the mat on 47% of her tries. Hill is taking her opponents to the mat on 37% of her tries and defends against 72% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Gadelha is absorbing 4.38 strikes/min while she is dealing 3.17 per minute. Hill, at the same time, takes 5.13 strikes/minute and dishes out 5.74 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Mike Davis (-220)
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