Ricardo Ramos vs Lerone Murphy Picks and Predictions 7-15-2020 UFC Fight Night 172 Odds
Ricardo Ramos vs Lerone Murphy
UFC Fight Night 172
UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Ricardo Ramos will face off with Lerone Murphy at UFC Fight Night 172 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. The moneyline has Ramos priced at -155 while Murphy is coming in at +135.
Ricardo Ramos looks to add a win to his record of 14-2-0. The 24-year-old is fighting at 145 lbs and stands in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 72". Lerone "The Miracle" Murphy stands in at 5'9" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career record of 8-0-1. The 28-year-old has a wingspan of 73". In terms of significant strikes, Ricardo Ramos connects on 3.05 per min while Lerone Murphy is landing 1.87 significant strikes per minute. Ramos lands 39% of the significant strikes he tries and Murphy connects on 35%. Regarding defending, Ramos absorbs 3.16 significant strikes per min while "The Miracle" takes 1.47. Ramos also curbs 59% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Murphy is able to deflect 62% of the shots thrown.
In the grappling category, Ricardo Ramos is the better grappler as he scores a takedown 2.13 times per 3 rds. Ramos is scoring a takedown on 64% of his tries and stuffing 75% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Murphy is taking his opponents to the canvas on 10% of the takedowns he attempts and thwarting 25% of the tries against him. When it comes to going for the sub, Ramos is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by going for 0.7 submissions per 3 rounds while Murphy goes for 2.0 submissions per 3 rds.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Ricardo Ramos faced Eduardo Garagorri and got a win for the night via rear naked choke in round 1. Garagorri ended up landing 6 of 16 total strikes attempted in that fight. Ramos walked away from this fight having landed 12 of 36 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Garagorri ended up landing 6 of 16, giving him a percentage of 37%. He landed 3 of 11 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Ramos ended up landing 29% of his significant strikes by landing 10 of 34. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 3 of 23 to the head. 90% of the significant strikes connected on by Garagorri and 90% of them landed by Ramos were tallied at a distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Lerone Murphy, he fought Zubaira Tukhugov and ended up in a draw by split decision in round 3. Tukhugov ended up landing 45% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Murphy ended up connecting on 82% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Murphy ended up connecting on 35% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 28 of 78. He ended up connecting on 12 of 55 significant strikes directed at the head. Tukhugov ended up landing 22 of 58 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 20 of 53 aimed at the head. In terms of total strikes thrown in that contest, Tukhugov ended up connecting on 28 of 68 while Murphy ended up landing 65 of 116 total strikes.
Other fights to watch out for
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Jack Shore clashes with Aaron Phillips. Shore walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 12-0-0. The 25-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter reaches 71". Phillips measures in at 5'9" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this bout holding a record of 12-3-0. The 30-year-old reaches 70". In the grappling category, Jack Shore is averaging a takedown 4.67 times per 3 rds and Aaron Phillips takes his opponents down 0.50 times per 3 rds. When talking about striking, Shore is connecting on 3.58 strikes per min and is connecting on 50% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Aaron Phillips, who is landing 59% of the strikes he has tried and is landing 1.87 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Taila Santos is set to fight Molly McCann. McCann holds a career record of 10-2-0. The 30-year-old steps on the scale at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'4". The orthodox fighter stretches 62". Santos comes in at 5'5" and steps on the scale at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 15-1-0. The 27-year-old extends her reach 68". Concerning grappling, Molly McCann is able to prevent 40% of her opponents takedown tries and is getting her opponent to the mat on 33% of her tries. Santos is finishing her takedown tries on 90% of the tries she takes and is able to defend against 75% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. Concerning striking, McCann is absorbing 4.95 strikes per min and she is dealing 6.49 per minute. Santos, at the same time, absorbs 2.53 strikes per minute and is dealing 4.23 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ricardo Ramos (-155)
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