Yana Kunitskaya vs Julija Stoliarenko Picks and Predictions 8-8-2020 UFC Vegas 6 Odds
Yana Kunitskaya vs Julija Stoliarenko
UFC Vegas 6
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Yana Kunitskaya will battle Julija Stoliarenko at UFC Vegas 6 at UFC Apex on Saturday, August 8, 2020. The opening odds have Kunitskaya priced at -220 while Stoliarenko is at +180.
Yana Kunitskaya steps into the cage with a record of 12-5-0. The 30-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 68". Julija Stoliarenko stands 5'7" and steps on the scale at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 9-4-1. The 27-year-old reaches 66". In the category of significant strikes, Yana Kunitskaya is landing 5.05 per minute and Julija Stoliarenko is landing 3.80 significant strikes per min. Kunitskaya connects on 52% of the significant strikes she attempts while Stoliarenko is connecting on 36%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, Kunitskaya takes 4.12 significant strikes per minute and Stoliarenko takes 4.87. Kunitskaya also prevents 49% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her and Stoliarenko defends against 59% of the shots thrown in her direction.
In the grappling category, Yana Kunitskaya is the more competent wrestler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 2.39 times per 3 rounds. Kunitskaya is finishing her takedown attempts on 53% of her tries and stopping 20% of the takedowns her opponents try. Stoliarenko is scoring a takedown on 10% of the takedowns she attempts and stuffing 100% of all takedowns attempted on her. In terms of subbing opponents, Kunitskaya is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 0.3 finishes per 15 minutes while Stoliarenko tries 1.0 sub per 3 rds.
In her previous fight, Yana Kunitskaya fought Aspen Ladd and ended up walking away in defeat by a punch to the head in round 3. Ladd landed 85 of 137 total strikes attempted in that contest. Kunitskaya finished this fight landing 92 of 129 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Ladd landed 47 of 85, giving her a percentage of 55%. She ended up landing 40 of 77 significant strikes to the head. Statistically, Kunitskaya ended up landing 58% of her significant strikes by landing 47 of 81. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she was 10 of 38 to the head. 42% of the significant strikes connected on by Ladd and 44% of them landed by Kunitskaya were done at distance.
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In the last bout for Julija Stoliarenko, she battled Leah Letson and wound up taking the loss by split decision in round 3. Letson landed 90% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance and Stoliarenko ended up connecting on 87% of her significant strikes at distance. Stoliarenko connected on 36% of her significant strikes attempted by landing 57 of 158. She ended up landing 39 of 126 significant strikes to the head. Letson ended up connecting on 73 of 179 significant strikes in that fight. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she ended up connecting on 40 of 137 aimed at the head. In terms of total strikes attempted in that contest, Letson connected on 88 of 196 while Stoliarenko was 66 of 168 of all the strikes she attempted.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Derrick Lewis faces off with Aleksei Oleinik. Lewis walks into the cage with a mark of 23-7-0. The 35-year-old tips the scales at 260 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 79". Oleinik measures in at 6'2" and tips the scales at 240 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 59-13-1. The 43-year-old has an arm span of 80". In the wrestling category, Derrick Lewis is able to score a takedown 0.48 times per 3 rounds and Aleksei Oleinik takes his opponents down 2.41 times per 3 rds. When talking about striking, Lewis is landing 2.53 strikes per min and connects on 49% of his attempted strikes. The other fighter in this bout is Aleksei Oleinik, who is landing 50% of the strikes he has tried and lands an average of 3.72 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Chris Weidman is set to square up in the Octagon with Omari Akhmedov. Akhmedov will be looking to add a victory to his total of 20-4-1. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and measures in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter stretches 73". Weidman stands 6'2" and is weighing in at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 14-5-0. The 36-year-old has a reach of 78". Regarding wrestling, Omari Akhmedov thwarts 62% of the takedowns his opponents try and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 50% of the times he tries. Weidman is taking his opponents down on 50% of the attempts he tries and prevents 73% of the takedowns his opponents try. With reference to striking, Akhmedov is absorbing 2.77 strikes/minute while he dishes out 2.99 strikes per min. Weidman, on the other hand, is taking 3.25 strikes/min and is dishing out 3.14 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Yana Kunitskaya (-220)
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