Alex Morono vs David Zawada Pick, 9/4/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 36 Odds
Alex Morono vs David Zawada
UFC Vegas 36
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Alex Morono will enter the Octagon against David Zawada at UFC Vegas 36 on Saturday, September 4, 2021. The line has Morono coming in at -154 while Zawada is priced at +126.
Alex "The Great White" Morono comes into this fight with a mark of 19-7-0. The 31-year-old records a weight of 170 lbs and stands in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter stretches 72". David "Sagat" Zawada stands in at 6'0" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 17-6-0. The 31-year-old has an arm span of 75". Concerning significant strikes, Alex Morono connects on 5.05 per min and David Zawada lands 3.24 significant strikes per minute. Morono is connecting on 42% of the significant strikes he tries and Zawada lands 40%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "The Great White" takes 3.69 significant strikes per minute while "Sagat" allows 4.07. Morono also deflects 56% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Zawada is able to curb 54% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 36||Alex Morono||David Zawada|
|Average Fight Time||10:50||11:44|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.05||3.24|
Regarding grappling, Alex Morono is the not as competent as a wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 0.43 times per 15 minutes. Morono is getting his opponent to the mat on 25% of the times he tries and is defending 52% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Zawada is finishing his takedown attempts on 30% of his takedown attempts and is defending 57% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding going for the sub, Morono is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by going for 0.4 submissions per 15 minutes while Zawada goes for 2.2 submissions per 3 rounds.
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In his previous fight, Alex Morono fought Donald Cerrone and ended up getting the win by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Cerrone landed 18 of 36 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Morono finished this fight landing 41 of 90 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Cerrone landed 17 of 35, giving him a percentage of 48%. He ended up landing 5 of 23 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Morono landed 41% of his significant strikes by landing 35 of 84. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he landed 28 of 74 pointed at the head. 94% of the significant strikes connected on by Cerrone and 85% of them landed by Morono were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for David Zawada, he squared up with Ramazan Emeev and wound up losing the fight by split decision in round 3. Emeev ended up landing 67% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Zawada landed 68% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Zawada ended up landing 38% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 44 of 114. He ended up landing 24 of 88 significant strikes to the head. Emeev ended up connecting on 53 of 101 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 36 of 81 to the head. Regarding total strikes that he let go in that fight, Emeev ended up connecting on 101 of 160 while Zawada was 114 of 190 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Modestas Bukauskas faces off with Khalil Rountree Jr.. Bukauskas will be looking to add a victory to his total of 11-4-0. The 27-year-old steps on the scale at 205 lbs and stands 6'3". The switch fighter reaches 78". Rountree Jr. stands in at 6'1" and weighs in at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 9-5-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 76". In the grappling category, Modestas Bukauskas is able to score a takedown 0.50 times per 15 min while Khalil Rountree Jr. takes his opponents to the canvas 0.30 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Bukauskas connects for an average of 3.77 strikes/minute and connects on 35% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Khalil Rountree Jr., who lands 38% of his attempted strikes and connects for an average of 3.06 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Charles Jourdain is set to enter the Octagon against Julian Erosa. Erosa will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 25-10-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 145 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter reaches 74". Jourdain comes in at 5'9" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The switch fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 11-3-1. The 25-year-old has a reach of 69". When it comes to takedowns, Julian Erosa is preventing 58% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is taking his opponents down on 54% of his attempts. Jourdain is taking his opponents down on 30% of the tries he takes and is able to deflect 47% of all takedown tries against him. Concerning striking, Erosa is absorbing 5.78 strikes per min while he is dealing 5.10 per minute. Jourdain, on the other side, takes 4.11 strikes/min and is dealing 4.79 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Alex Morono (-154)
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