Tanner Boser vs Raphael Pessoa Picks and Predictions 7-25-2020 UFC Fight Island 3 Odds
Tanner Boser vs Raphael Pessoa
UFC Fight Island 3
Saturday, July 25, 2020
Tanner Boser will face off with Raphael Pessoa at UFC Fight Island 3 at UFC Fight Island on Saturday, July 25, 2020. The opener has Boser priced at -260 while Pessoa is priced at +220.
Tanner "The Bulldozer" Boser will be looking to add a victory to his record of 18-6-1. The 28-year-old is fighting at 255 lbs and stands 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 75". Raphael "Bebezao" Pessoa measures in at 6'3" and records a weight of 262 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career total of 10-1-0. The 31-year-old reaches 78". Regarding significant strikes, Tanner Boser is landing 4.28 per minute and Raphael Pessoa is connecting on 2.40 significant strikes per minute. Boser is landing 50% of the significant strikes he attempts while Pessoa is landing 25%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "The Bulldozer" absorbs 3.15 significant strikes per minute while "Bebezao" takes 2.55. Boser also curbs 63% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Pessoa stops 50% of them.
Concerning takedowns, Tanner Boser is not as effective of a wrestler as he scores a takedown 0.40 times per 15 min. Boser is taking his opponents to the canvas on 10% of his attempts and thwarting 100% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Pessoa is scoring a takedown on 20% of his takedown tries and is defending 100% of the attempts against him. Regarding submissions, Boser is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 0.6 submissions per 3 rds while Pessoa looks to get 0.8 submissions per 3 rounds.
In his last bout, Tanner Boser faced Philipe Lins and ended up getting the victory in the fight via a punch to the head in round 1. Lins ended up landing 6 of 17 total strikes that he let go. Boser finished this fight landing 15 of 22 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Lins ended up landing 6 of 17, which gave him a rate of 35%. He finished the fight landing 3 of 9 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Boser landed 68% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 15 of 22. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 6 of 12 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Lins and 93% of them connected on by Boser were tallied at a distance.
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In the last bout for Raphael Pessoa, he fought Jeff Hughes and wound up taking home the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Hughes connected on 82% of his significant strikes at distance while Pessoa ended up connecting on 82% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Pessoa ended up connecting on 28% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 39 of 138. He connected on 22 of 112 significant strikes to the head. Hughes connected on 34 of 77 significant strikes in that battle. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up connecting on 10 of 46 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes that he let go in that fight, Hughes ended up connecting on 48 of 93 while Pessoa connected on 43 of 143 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Carla Esparza takes on Marina Rodriguez. Esparza looks to add a victory to her career record of 17-6-0. The 32-year-old weighs 115 lbs and stands in at 5'1". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Rodriguez comes in at 5'6" and will fight at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her career total of 12-0-2. The 33-year-old reaches 65". When it comes to grappling, Carla Esparza takes her opponents to the mat 3.28 times per 15 minutes and Marina Rodriguez is able to score a takedown 0.48 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Esparza lands 2.30 strikes per minute and lands 41% out of all the strikes she attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Marina Rodriguez, who connects on 50% of the strikes she attempts and connects on 5.60 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Pannie Kianzad is set to square up with Bethe Correia. Correia looks to add a win to her record of 11-4-1. The 37-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and measures 5'5". The orthodox fighter reaches 64". Kianzad stands 5'7" and steps on the scale at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 13-5-0. The 28-year-old extends her reach 66". Regarding takedowns, Bethe Correia prevents 84% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is getting her opponent to the mat on 20% of her tries. Kianzad is finishing her takedown tries on 20% of the tries she takes and defends against 100% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Correia is taking 4.28 strikes/min and she lands 4.47 strikes/minute. Kianzad, in contrast, is taking 3.71 strikes/min and connects on 4.03 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Raphael Pessoa (+220)
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