Amanda Ribas vs Angela Hill Pick, 5/8/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 26 Odds
Amanda Ribas vs Angela Hill
UFC Vegas 26
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Amanda Ribas will enter the Octagon against Angela Hill at UFC Vegas 26 on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The line has Ribas priced at -175 while Hill is priced at +155.
Amanda Ribas holds a record of 10-2-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 66". Angela "Overkill" Hill measures 5'3" and is fighting at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 13-9-0. The 36-year-old stretches 64". Concerning significant strikes, Amanda Ribas is landing 4.25 per minute while Angela Hill connects on 5.66 significant strikes per min. Ribas is landing 44% of the significant strikes she attempts and Hill is connecting on 50%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, Ribas takes 1.78 significant strikes per minute and "Overkill" allows 4.98. Ribas also defends against 71% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her and Hill curbs 64% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 26||Amanda Ribas||Angela Hill|
|Average Fight Time||9:05||13:44|
|Weight||125 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.25||5.66|
When it comes to grappling, Amanda Ribas is the more efficient wrestler as she is able to score a takedown 2.31 times per 15 minutes. Ribas is scoring a takedown on 58% of the times she tries and defending 85% of all takedown attempts. Hill is taking her opponents to the canvas on 36% of her takedown tries and thwarting 76% of the attempts against her. Regarding sub attempts, Ribas is the more skilled of the two fighters by attempting 1.6 finishes per 3 rds while Hill looks to get 0.1 finishes per 3 rds.
In her last appearance in the Octagon, Amanda Ribas faced Marina Rodriguez and was defeated by a punch to the head in round 2. Rodriguez ended up landing 26 of 52 total strikes that she threw in that contest. Ribas ended the night having landed 35 of 57 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Rodriguez landed 15 of 36, giving her a percentage of 41%. She landed 14 of 33 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Ribas landed 30% of her significant strikes by landing 7 of 23. Of those significant strikes, she connected on 4 of 19 to the head. 33% of the significant strikes landed by Rodriguez and 42% of them landed by Ribas were done at distance.
In the last bout for Angela Hill, she went up against Ashley Yoder and took home the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Yoder landed 100% of the significant strikes she took from distance while Hill connected on 61% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. Hill ended up connecting on 57% of her significant strikes attempted by connecting on 77 of 135. She connected on 26 of 63 significant strikes directed at the head. Yoder landed 34 of 116 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, she ended up landing 17 of 85 aimed at the head. In regard to total strikes thrown in that contest, Yoder ended up connecting on 53 of 143 while Hill was 97 of 165 of all the strikes she threw.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Marina Rodriguez opposes Michelle Waterson. Rodriguez comes into this fight with a record of 13-1-2. The 34-year-old steps on the scale at 115 lbs. and measures 5' 6". The orthodox fighter stretches 65". Waterson measures 5' 3" and weighs 115 lbs.. The orthodox fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 18-8-0. The 35-year-old stretches 62". In terms of takedowns, Marina Rodriguez gets a takedown 0.36 times per 3 rds while Michelle Waterson is able to score a takedown 1.52 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Rodriguez tags his opponents 4.86 strikes/min and is landing 50% out of all the strikes she attempts. Joining her in the Octagon is Michelle Waterson, who is landing 49% of the strikes she has attempted and lands 3.58 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Geoff Neal is set to go up against Neil Magny. Magny walks into the cage with a record of 24-9-0. The 33-year-old steps on the scale at 170 lbs and stands 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 80". Neal stands in at 5'11" and tips the scales at 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the Octagon holding a record of 13-3-0. The 30-year-old has a wingspan of 75". In the category of takedowns, Neil Magny deflects 57% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents down on 45% of his attempts. Neal is finishing his takedown tries on 50% of his tries and stops 92% of all takedown tries against him. Concerning striking, Magny absorbs 2.05 strikes per minute while he lands 3.67 strikes/min. Neal, moreover, absorbs 4.93 strikes/min and is landing 4.94 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Amanda Ribas (-175)
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