Viviane Araujo vs Montana De La Rosa Pick, 9-5-2020 UFC Predictions Vegas 9 Odds
Viviane Araujo vs Montana De La Rosa
UFC Vegas 9
Saturday, September 5, 2020
Viviane Araujo will enter the Octagon with Montana De La Rosa at UFC Vegas 9 on Saturday, September 5, 2020. The odds have Araujo priced at -175 while Rosa is at +155.
Viviane "Vivi" Araujo holds a career record of 8-2-0. The 33-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and stands 5'4". The orthodox fighter reaches 68". Montana De La Rosa stands in at 5'7" and weighs in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a record of 11-5-0. The 25-year-old reaches 68". In the category of significant strikes, Viviane Araujo is landing 4.51 per min and Montana De La Rosa is connecting on 2.30 significant strikes per min. Araujo is landing 47% of the significant strikes she attempts while De La Rosa connects on 33%. In terms of defending in the cage, "Vivi" takes 5.20 significant strikes per min and De La Rosa allows 2.80. Araujo also stops 54% of the significant strikes her opponents attempt while De La Rosa prevents 49% of the strikes thrown her way.
Regarding wrestling, Viviane Araujo is the more apt grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 2.57 times per 15 minutes. Araujo is getting her opponent to the mat on 58% of the times she tries and defending 90% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. De La Rosa is scoring a takedown on 33% of her takedown tries and is defending 50% of all takedowns attempted on her. Regarding going for the sub, Araujo is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by going for 0.5 submissions per 15 minutes while De La Rosa goes for 1.9 submissions per 3 rds.
In her last appearance in the Octagon, Viviane Araujo fought Jessica Eye and ended up taking the loss by unanimous decision in round 3. Eye landed 100 of 198 total strikes that she let go in that fight. Araujo walked away from this fight having landed 69 of 135 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Eye landed 98 of 196, which gave her a rate of 50%. She landed 40 of 121 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Araujo ended up landing 45% of the significant strikes she threw by landing 56 of 122. Of all the significant strikes, she connected on 39 of 103 to the head. 92% of the significant strikes landed by Eye and 91% of them connected on by Araujo were tallied at distance.
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In the last fight for Montana De La Rosa, she squared up with Mara Romero Borella and ended up getting the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Borella connected on 65% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance and Rosa connected on 51% of her significant strikes at distance. Rosa connected on 40% of her significant strikes attempted by landing 27 of 67. She ended up connecting on 15 of 51 significant strikes directed at the head. Borella landed 23 of 53 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, she landed 15 of 44 directed at the head. In terms of total strikes attempted in that fight, Borella ended up landing 64 of 99 and Rosa connected on 74 of 128 of all the strikes she threw.
Other bouts to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Alistair Overeem takes on Augusto Sakai. Overeem will be looking to add a win to his record of 46-18-0. The 40-year-old tips the scales at 265 lbs and stands 6'4". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 80". Sakai measures in at 6'3" and tips the scales at 265 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 15-1-1. The 29-year-old reaches 77". When it comes to wrestling, Alistair Overeem is averaging a takedown 1.40 times per 3 rds and Augusto Sakai is averaging a takedown 0.19 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Overeem is connecting on 3.66 strikes/minute and landing 63% of the strikes that he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Augusto Sakai, who is landing 46% of the strikes he has attempted and lands 5.45 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Alonzo Menifield is set to square up against Ovince Saint Preux. Saint Preux steps into the cage holding a record of 24-14-0. The 37-year-old records a weight of 205 lbs and stands 6'3". The southpaw fighter stretches 80". Menifield comes in at 6'0" and weighs 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 9-1-0. The 32-year-old extends his reach 76". Concerning wrestling, Ovince Saint Preux is able to curb 65% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is taking his opponents down on 40% of the times he tries. Menifield is finishing his takedowns on 10% of the attempts he tries and prevents 85% of all takedown tries against him. With regard to striking, Saint Preux absorbs 2.91 strikes per minute and he is connecting on 2.60 strikes per min. Menifield, moreover, is absorbing 3.75 strikes per min and connects on 3.75 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Montana De La Rosa (+155)
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