Alejandro Perez vs Johnny Eduardo Pick, 10/2/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 38 Odds
Alejandro Perez vs Johnny Eduardo
UFC Vegas 38
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 2, 2021
Alejandro Perez will battle Johnny Eduardo at UFC Vegas 38 on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The line has Perez at -215 while Eduardo is coming in at +172.
Alejandro "Turbo" Perez holds a career record of 22-8-1. The 32-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and comes in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 67". Johnny Eduardo comes in at 5'7" and weighs 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a record of 28-12-0. The 43-year-old extends his reach 71". With respect to significant strikes, Alejandro Perez connects on 3.52 per minute while Johnny Eduardo connects on 2.89 significant strikes per min. Perez connects on 35% of the significant strikes he attempts and Eduardo is connecting on 38%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Turbo" allows 2.94 significant strikes per min while Eduardo takes 3.34. Perez also thwarts 64% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Eduardo curbs 63% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 38||Alejandro Perez||Johnny Eduardo|
|Average Fight Time||10:25||8:34|
|Weight||145 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.52||2.89|
In the grappling category, Alejandro Perez is the more apt wrestler as he is able to score a takedown 0.52 times per 3 rounds. Perez is scoring a takedown on 20% of his tries and defending 73% of all takedown attempts. Eduardo is finishing his takedowns on 40% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 62% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Perez is not as skilled of a technician by attempting 0.1 submissions per 3 rounds while Eduardo goes for 0.5 submissions per 15 minutes.
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In his previous bout, Alejandro Perez went up against Song Yadong and ended up walking away in defeat via a punch to the head in round 1. Yadong ended up landing 8 of 20 total strikes that he let go. Perez walked away from this fight having landed 1 of 14 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Yadong landed 8 of 20, giving him a percentage of 40%. He landed 6 of 15 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Perez ended up landing 7% of his significant strikes by connecting on 1 of 14. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 0 of 11 pointed at the head. 87% of the significant strikes landed by Yadong and 100% of them landed by Perez were tallied at distance.
In the last bout for Johnny Eduardo, he battled Nathaniel Wood and was defeated by d'arce choke in round 2. Wood landed 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Eduardo ended up connecting on 94% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Eduardo landed 42% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 37 of 88. He ended up landing 27 of 72 significant strikes aimed at the head. Wood connected on 33 of 97 significant strikes in that battle. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 20 of 73 to the head. Regarding total strikes that he let go, Wood landed 33 of 97 and Eduardo connected on 37 of 88 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Aspen Ladd goes up against Macy Chiasson. Ladd steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 9-1-0. The 26-year-old weighs in at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter reaches 66". Chiasson stands 5'11" and is fighting at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 8-1-0. The 30-year-old extends her reach 72". When it comes to grappling, Aspen Ladd takes her opponents to the mat 2.45 times per 15 min while Macy Chiasson takes her opponents to the canvas 0.98 times per 15 min. In the striking category, Ladd is connecting on 5.22 strikes/min and connects on 55% out of all the strikes she attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Macy Chiasson, who lands 49% of the strikes she attempts and connects for an average of 4.16 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Casey O'Neill is set to go up against Antonina Shevchenko. Shevchenko steps into the cage with a mark of 9-3-0. The 36-year-old tips the scales at 125 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The southpaw fighter reaches 67". O'Neill stands in at 5'6" and tips the scales at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career record of 7-0-0. The 23-year-old reaches 69". In terms of grappling, Antonina Shevchenko is able to thwart 50% of the takedowns her opponents try and is taking her opponents to the canvas on 60% of the times she tries. O'Neill is finishing her takedown tries on 62% of her tries and deflects 60% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Shevchenko takes 2.77 strikes per min and she is dealing 3.87 strikes per minute. O'Neill, at the same time, takes 2.64 strikes/minute and is connecting on 5.56 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Alejandro Perez (-215)
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