Sean Brady vs Christian Aguilera Picks and Predictions 8-29-2020 UFC Vegas 8 Odds
Sean Brady vs Christian Aguilera
UFC Vegas 8
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Sean Brady will battle Christian Aguilera at UFC Vegas 8 on Saturday, August 29, 2020. The opener has Brady priced at -400 while Aguilera is at +325.
Sean Brady looks to add a win to his record of 12-0-0. The 27-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and measures in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 72". Christian "The Beast" Aguilera stands 5'9" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The switch fighter holds a record of 14-6-0. The 28-year-old reaches 72". With respect to significant strikes, Sean Brady lands 5.53 per min and Christian Aguilera is connecting on 10.17 significant strikes per min. Brady lands 55% of the significant strikes he attempts while Aguilera lands 43%. When it comes to defending in the cage, Brady takes 4.80 significant strikes per minute and "The Beast" absorbs 4.07. Brady also curbs 61% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Aguilera is able to deflect 63% of them.
When it comes to wrestling, Sean Brady is the better wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 3.00 times per 3 rounds. Brady is scoring a takedown on 50% of his tries and stuffing 90% of all takedown attempts. Aguilera is getting his opponent to the mat on 5% of his takedown tries and is defending 10% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Brady is the more capable fighter by trying 0.5 subs per 3 rds while Aguilera attempts 0.3 subs per 3 rds.
In his previous bout, Sean Brady faced Ismail Naurdiev and wound up getting the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Naurdiev landed 38 of 88 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Brady walked away from this fight having landed 125 of 191 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Naurdiev ended up landing 37 of 87, giving him a percentage of 42%. He landed 16 of 64 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Brady ended up landing 51% of his significant strikes by connecting on 47 of 91. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 30 of 71 to the head. 89% of the significant strikes connected on by Naurdiev and 68% of them connected on by Brady were done at distance.
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In the last Octagon appearance for Christian Aguilera, he battled Anthony Ivy and took home the victory by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Ivy ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Aguilera landed 100% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Aguilera ended up connecting on 43% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 10 of 23. He connected on 9 of 22 significant strikes directed at the head. Ivy ended up landing 4 of 11 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up landing 0 of 7 directed at the head. Regarding total strikes that he threw in that fight, Ivy connected on 4 of 11 while Aguilera ended up landing 10 of 23 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Ji Yeon Kim squares up against Alexa Grasso. Yeon Kim comes into this bout with a mark of 9-2-2. The 30-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and measures 5'7". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 72". Grasso stands in at 5'5" and will fight at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career mark of 11-3-0. The 27-year-old extends her reach 66". In terms of takedowns, Ji Yeon Kim gets a takedown 0.60 times per 15 minutes and Alexa Grasso takes her opponents to the canvas 0.19 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Yeon Kim is connecting on 4.49 strikes/min and is landing 33% out of all the strikes she attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Alexa Grasso, who connects on 41% of the strikes she attempts and lands 5.25 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Hannah Cifers is set to square up in the Octagon with Mallory Martin. Martin steps into the cage holding a mark of 6-3-0. The 26-year-old is weighing in at 115 lbs and measures 5'4". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 63". Cifers measures in at 5'1" and records a weight of 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her career total of 10-6-0. The 28-year-old extends her reach 62". Regarding wrestling, Mallory Martin defends against 25% of the takedowns her opponents try and is taking her opponents to the canvas on 62% of her tries. Cifers is taking her opponents to the mat on 100% of her tries and is able to stop 66% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. In the category of striking, Martin is taking 5.60 strikes per minute while she is dealing 4.56 strikes per min. Cifers, moreover, is taking 5.64 strikes/min and is connecting on 4.68 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sean Brady (-400)
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