Alex Oliveira vs Ramazan Kuramagomedov Pick, 2/27/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 20 Odds
Alex Oliveira vs Ramazan Kuramagomedov
UFC Vegas 20
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Alex Oliveira will take on Ramazan Kuramagomedov at UFC Vegas 20 on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The opening line has Oliveira priced at -105 while Kuramagomedov is at -115.
Alex "Cowboy" Oliveira will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 22-9-1. The 33-year-old weighs in at 170 lbs and measures in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter stretches 76". Ramazan Kuramagomedov comes in at 6'1" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 8-0-0. The 24-year-old reaches 73". In the category of significant strikes, Alex Oliveira is landing 2.87 per minute and Ramazan Kuramagomedov is landing 11.67 significant strikes per minute. Oliveira lands 50% of the significant strikes he tries while Kuramagomedov is connecting on 67%. In terms of the fighter's defense, "Cowboy" takes 2.18 significant strikes per min while Kuramagomedov takes 9.13. Oliveira also defends against 48% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Kuramagomedov is able to thwart 54% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 20||Alex Oliveira||Ramazan Kuramagomedov|
|Average Fight Time||9:50||15:00|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.87||11.67|
In the category of takedowns, Alex Oliveira is averaging more takedowns in the cage as he gets a takedown 2.41 times per 15 minutes. Oliveira is finishing his takedown attempts on 37% of the times he tries and thwarting 63% of all takedowns attempted on him. Kuramagomedov is finishing his takedown attempts on 14% of the takedowns he tries and stuffing 40% of the attempts against him. When it comes to going for the submission, Oliveira is the more capable of the two fighters by attempting 0.6 submissions per 15 min while Kuramagomedov looks to get 0.2 submissions per 15 min.
In his last bout, Alex Oliveira went up against Shavkat Rakhmonov and ended up walking away in defeat by way of a guillotine choke in round 1. Rakhmonov ended up landing 32 of 44 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Oliveira finished this fight landing 16 of 26 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Rakhmonov landed 13 of 25, which gave him a percentage of 52%. He landed 6 of 14 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Oliveira landed 50% of his significant strikes by sticking 9 of 18. Of all the significant strikes, he landed 3 of 9 aimed at the head. 76% of the significant strikes connected on by Rakhmonov and 44% of them connected on by Oliveira were done at a distance.
In the last fight for Ramazan Kuramagomedov, he fought Jordan Williams and ended up getting the win by way of split decision in round 3. Williams ended up landing 96% of his significant strikes at distance and Kuramagomedov connected on 89% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Kuramagomedov ended up connecting on 67% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 175 of 258. He ended up connecting on 138 of 217 significant strikes to the head. Williams ended up landing 137 of 299 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up connecting on 119 of 279 to the head. In relation to total strikes thrown, Williams ended up landing 151 of 317 and Kuramagomedov ended up landing 179 of 262 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when William Knight squares up in the Octagon against Alonzo Menifield. Knight holds a career record of 9-1-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 205 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 73". Menifield stands 6'0" and will fight at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 9-2-0. The 33-year-old extends his reach 76". In terms of takedowns, William Knight takes his opponents to the mat 3.76 times per 3 rds and Alonzo Menifield takes his opponents to the mat 0.00 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Knight lands 4.69 strikes/minute and is landing 76% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Alonzo Menifield, who connects on 47% of the strikes that he throws and connects on 3.34 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Ronnie Lawrence is set to face off against Vince Cachero. Cachero walks into the cage holding a record of 7-3-0. The 31-year-old weighs 145 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter reaches 68". Lawrence comes in at 5'8" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The switch fighter has a mark of 6-1-0. The 28-year-old has an arm span of 68". When it comes to takedowns, Vince Cachero defends against 28% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents down on 40% of the times he tries. Lawrence is finishing his takedown tries on 70% of the tries he takes and is able to curb 90% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the matter of striking, Cachero is taking 6.87 strikes per min while he connects on 5.07 strikes/minute. Lawrence, moreover, absorbs 1.00 strike per minute and deals 1.87 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Ramazan Kuramagomedov (-115)
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