Adrian Yanez vs Gustavo Lopez Pick, 3/20/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 22 Odds
Adrian Yanez vs Gustavo Lopez
UFC Vegas 22
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Adrian Yanez will battle Gustavo Lopez at UFC Vegas 22 on Saturday, March 20, 2021. The opening line has Yanez coming in at -220 while Lopez is at +180.
Adrian Yanez looks to add a victory to his total of 12-3-0. The 27-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 70". Gustavo Lopez comes in at 5'5" and will fight at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage holding a record of 12-5-0. The 31-year-old reaches 67". With respect to significant strikes, Adrian Yanez connects on 7.02 per minute and Gustavo Lopez lands 2.26 significant strikes per min. Yanez lands 54% of the significant strikes he throws and Lopez lands 40%. Regarding defending in the cage, Yanez allows 2.63 significant strikes per min and Lopez takes 5.08. Yanez also deflects 57% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction and Lopez is able to deflect 46% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 22||Adrian Yanez||Gustavo Lopez|
|Average Fight Time||1:43||8:52|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||7.02||2.26|
Concerning grappling, Adrian Yanez is not as effective of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 0.40 times per 15 minutes. Yanez is scoring a takedown on 20% of the times he tries and stopping 70% of all takedown tries against him. Lopez is finishing his takedowns on 66% of his takedown tries and thwarting 27% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. When it comes to subbing opponents, Yanez is less apt at going for the finish by attempting 0.5 subs per 15 min while Lopez tries 0.8 subs per 3 rds.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Adrian Yanez squared up with Victor Rodriguez and ended up getting the victory via a kick to the head in round 1. Rodriguez landed 9 of 16 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Yanez walked away from this fight having landed 18 of 35 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Rodriguez ended up landing 6 of 13, giving him a percentage of 46%. He ended up landing 5 of 11 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Yanez ended up landing 50% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 17 of 34. Of all the significant strikes, he was 15 of 32 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Rodriguez and 94% of them connected on by Yanez were tallied at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Gustavo Lopez, he fought Anthony Birchak and ended up winning this fight via rear naked choke in round 1. Birchak ended up landing 70% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Lopez ended up landing 57% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Lopez connected on 60% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 26 of 43. He ended up landing 17 of 33 significant strikes directed at the head. Birchak connected on 17 of 40 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 8 of 27 aimed at the head. Regarding total strikes thrown in that contest, Birchak ended up landing 18 of 41 and Lopez connected on 33 of 50 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Song Kenan opposes Max Griffin. Kenan looks to add a win to his career total of 16-5-0. The 31-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and measures in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 71". Griffin stands in at 5'11" and weighs in at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 16-8-0. The 35-year-old has a wingspan of 76". In the grappling category, Song Kenan takes his opponents to the canvas 0.80 times per 3 rds while Max Griffin takes his opponents to the canvas 1.73 times per 15 min. When talking about striking, Kenan connects on 4.30 strikes/minute and connects on 45% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Max Griffin, who lands 48% of his attempted strikes and lands an average of 4.08 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Grant Dawson is set to clash with Leonardo Santos. Santos looks to add a win to his career record of 18-4-1. The 41-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and stands 6'0". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 75". Dawson stands 5'10" and will fight at 145 lbs. The switch fighter has a record of 16-1-0. The 27-year-old reaches 72". Concerning wrestling, Leonardo Santos is preventing 88% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedown attempts on 27% of his attempts. Dawson is finishing his takedown tries on 45% of his tries and thwarts 33% of all takedown tries against him. With reference to striking, Santos is taking 2.71 strikes/minute and he is dealing 2.76 strikes/minute. Dawson, in contrast, is absorbing 2.13 strikes/minute and deals 3.50 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Gustavo Lopez (+180)
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