Bobby Green vs Rafael Fiziev Pick, 8/7/2021 Predictions UFC 265 Odds
Bobby Green vs Rafael Fiziev
Toyota Center in Houston, TX
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Bobby Green will face off with Rafael Fiziev at UFC 265 on Saturday, August 7, 2021. The moneyline has Green priced at +250 while Fiziev is priced at -325.
Bobby "King" Green holds a career mark of 27-11-1. The 34-year-old weighs 155 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter stretches 71". Rafael "Ataman" Fiziev comes in at 5'8" and steps on the scale at 155 lbs. The switch fighter has a career record of 9-1-0. The 28-year-old stretches 71". In the category of significant strikes, Bobby Green connects on 5.17 per min and Rafael Fiziev is landing 4.67 significant strikes per minute. Green lands 51% of the significant strikes he throws while Fiziev connects on 57%. In terms of defending themselves, "King" allows 3.32 significant strikes per minute while "Ataman" absorbs 4.17. Green also stops 63% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Fiziev is able to stop 55% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC 265||Bobby Green||Rafael Fiziev|
|Average Fight Time||12:55||8:53|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.17||4.67|
Regarding wrestling, Bobby Green is the more efficient grappler as he takes his opponents down 1.56 times per 15 minutes. Green is taking his opponents to the canvas on 41% of the times he tries and stuffing 72% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Fiziev is finishing his takedowns on 50% of his takedown attempts and thwarting 70% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding subbing the opposition, Green is the more skilled fighter by attempting 0.3 submissions per 3 rounds while Fiziev looks to get 0.1 submissions per 15 min.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Bobby Green squared up with Thiago Moises and walked away with a loss by unanimous decision in round 3. Moises landed 43 of 120 total strikes that he let go. Green walked away from this fight having landed 94 of 187 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Moises ended up landing 42 of 119, which means his percentage was 35%. He landed 29 of 102 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Green ended up landing 48% of his significant strikes by sticking 85 of 177. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 29 of 104 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Moises and 96% of them landed by Green were done at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Rafael Fiziev, he fought Renato Moicano and ended up getting the victory via a punch to the head in round 1. Moicano ended up connecting on 93% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Fiziev ended up connecting on 95% of his significant strikes at distance. Fiziev landed 60% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 21 of 35. He ended up connecting on 7 of 18 significant strikes aimed at the head. Moicano landed 15 of 37 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, he landed 10 of 32 to the head. Relating to total strikes thrown in that contest, Moicano ended up connecting on 15 of 37 and Fiziev landed 21 of 35 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Vince Morales fights Drako Rodriguez. Morales comes into this fight with a record of 9-5-0. The 30-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and measures in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 70". Rodriguez comes in at 5'8" and will fight at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 7-2-0. The 25-year-old has a wingspan of 69". In the grappling category, Vince Morales gets a takedown 0.30 times per 3 rds and Drako Rodriguez is averaging a takedown 2.75 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Morales tags his opponents 4.22 strikes per minute and connects on 39% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Drako Rodriguez, who lands 35% of the strikes he has tried and connects on 2.57 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Ed Herman is set to square up with Alonzo Menifield. 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". 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 wrestling, Alonzo Menifield deflects 85% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is finishing his takedown attempts on 14% of the times he tries. Herman is taking his opponents down on 48% of the attempts he tries and is able to curb 60% of all takedown tries against him. In the matter of striking, Menifield is taking 3.60 strikes/minute and he is landing 3.31 per min. Herman, on the other side, absorbs 3.35 strikes per min and is dishing out 3.32 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Bobby Green (+250)
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