Alonzo Menifield vs Ed Herman Pick, 8/7/2021 Predictions UFC 265 Odds
Alonzo Menifield vs Ed Herman
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Alonzo Menifield will enter the Octagon against Ed Herman at UFC 265 on Saturday, August 7, 2021. The opening odds have Menifield priced at -250 while Herman is coming in at +198.
Alonzo "Atomic" Menifield looks to add a victory to his career total of 10-2-0. The 33-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 76". Ed "Short Fuse" Herman stands 6'1" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 27-14-0. The 40-year-old has an arm span of 77". Regarding significant strikes, Alonzo Menifield connects on 3.31 per min while Ed Herman connects on 3.32 significant strikes per minute. Menifield is landing 48% of the significant strikes he throws while Herman lands 49%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Atomic" absorbs 3.60 significant strikes per minute while "Short Fuse" takes 3.35. Menifield also prevents 46% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Herman is able to thwart 43% of them.
|UFC 265||Alonzo Menifield||Ed Herman|
|Average Fight Time||4:47||9:14|
|Weight||205 lbs||205 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.31||3.32|
In terms of wrestling, Alonzo Menifield is the not as competent as a wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.39 times per 3 rounds. Menifield is taking his opponents to the canvas on 14% of the times he tries and is defending 85% of the takedowns his opponents try. Herman is finishing his takedown attempts on 48% of the takedowns he attempts and is stuffing 60% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. In terms of going for the submission, Menifield is the lesser skilled fighter by going for 0.4 submissions per 3 rds while Herman tries 1.2 submissions per 15 minutes.
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In his previous bout, Alonzo Menifield went up against Fabio Cherant and wound up taking home the win via a von flue choke hold in round 1. Cherant landed 0 of 1 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Menifield ended the night having landed 3 of 3 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Cherant ended up landing 0 of 1, which means his percentage was 0%. He ended up landing 0 of 1 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Menifield landed 100% of his significant strikes by landing 3 of 3. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 3 of 3 aimed at the head. 0% of the significant strikes connected on by Cherant and 100% of them connected on by Menifield were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for Ed Herman, he faced off with Mike Rodriguez and got a win for the night by way of a kimura from half guard in round 3. Rodriguez ended up landing 38% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Herman landed 47% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Herman ended up connecting on 54% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 40 of 73. He ended up landing 14 of 41 significant strikes aimed at the head. Rodriguez landed 89 of 124 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 42 of 66 directed at the head. Regarding total strikes that he let go in that contest, Rodriguez landed 114 of 149 and Herman ended up connecting on 51 of 84 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Manel Kape squares up in the Octagon against Ode Osbourne. Kape comes into this bout holding a record of 15-6-0. The 27-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and measures 5'5". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 68". Osbourne stands in at 5'7" and records a weight of 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a career mark of 9-3-0. The 29-year-old reaches 73". When it comes to grappling, Manel Kape takes his opponents to the canvas 1.00 times per 15 minutes and Ode Osbourne takes his opponents to the canvas 1.90 times per 15 min. When talking about striking, Kape connects for an average of 3.67 strikes per minute and connecting on 45% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage you've got Ode Osbourne, who lands 54% of the strikes he attempts and lands an average of 4.30 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Anderson Dos Santos is set to clash with Miles Johns. Johns holds a career mark of 11-1-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 66". Dos Santos measures in at 5'5" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 21-8-0. The 36-year-old has a reach of 70". When it comes to takedowns, Miles Johns is stopping 87% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 30% of his tries. Dos Santos is taking his opponents down on 18% of the attempts he tries and prevents 66% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Johns is absorbing 2.42 strikes/minute while he is dishing out 3.33 per minute. Dos Santos, moreover, is taking 4.80 strikes/min and is connecting on 2.66 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Alonzo Menifield (-250)
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