Ciryl Gane vs Alexander Volkov Pick, 6/26/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 30 Odds
Ciryl Gane vs Alexander Volkov
UFC Vegas 30
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Ciryl Gane will enter the Octagon with Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 30 on Saturday, June 26, 2021. The line has Gane coming in at -175 while Volkov is priced at +145.
Ciryl "Bon Gamin" Gane looks to add a victory to his career total of 8-0-0. The 31-year-old steps on the scale at 245 lbs and measures in at 6'4". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 81". Alexander "Drago" Volkov measures 6'7" and steps on the scale at 250 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 33-8-0. The 32-year-old has a reach of 80". Concerning significant strikes, Ciryl Gane connects on 5.04 per minute while Alexander Volkov is landing 4.88 significant strikes per minute. Gane connects on 55% of the significant strikes he throws and Volkov lands 59%. When it comes to defending in the Octagon, "Bon Gamin" absorbs 1.85 significant strikes per min while "Drago" takes 2.48. Gane also curbs 69% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Volkov thwarts 56% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 30||Ciryl Gane||Alexander Volkov|
|Average Fight Time||13:18||14:23|
|Weight||245 lbs||250 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.04||4.88|
In the wrestling category, Ciryl Gane is the more productive grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 1.13 times per 15 minutes. Gane is finishing his takedown attempts on 26% of his attempts and is defending 80% of the attempts against him. Volkov is getting his opponent to the mat on 70% of the takedowns he tries and defending 66% of the attempts against him. In terms of submissions, Gane is the more apt fighter by trying 0.5 submissions per 15 minutes while Volkov attempts 0.2 submissions per 15 min.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Ciryl Gane went up against Jairzinho Rozenstruik and wound up getting the win by unanimous decision in round 5. Rozenstruik ended up landing 49 of 111 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Gane ended the night having landed 128 of 202 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Rozenstruik landed 42 of 104, which gave him a rate of 40%. He ended up landing 14 of 69 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Gane landed 57% of his significant strikes by connecting on 102 of 176. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 33 of 83 pointed at the head. 90% of the significant strikes connected on by Rozenstruik and 96% of them landed by Gane were done at a distance.
In the last fight for Alexander Volkov, he squared up with Alistair Overeem and wound up taking home the victory via a punch to the head in round 2. Overeem ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Volkov ended up landing 74% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Volkov connected on 61% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 54 of 88. He ended up connecting on 47 of 81 significant strikes to the head. Overeem ended up connecting on 10 of 20 significant strikes in that battle. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up landing 3 of 13 to the head. In terms of total strikes thrown, Overeem connected on 10 of 20 and Volkov ended up landing 54 of 88 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Tanner Boser squares up against Ovince Saint Preux. Boser comes into this fight holding a mark of 19-8-1. The 29-year-old tips the scales at 255 lbs and measures 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 75". Saint Preux stands in at 6'3" and is weighing in at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 25-15-0. The 38-year-old has a reach of 80". In terms of takedowns, Tanner Boser is able to score a takedown 0.50 times per 3 rds and Ovince Saint Preux takes his opponents down 1.19 times per 3 rounds. Regarding striking, Boser lands an average of 4.21 strikes/min and is connecting on 52% of the strikes that he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Ovince Saint Preux, who is landing 46% of his attempted strikes and connects on 2.68 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Danilo Marques is set to battle Kennedy Nzechukwu. Nzechukwu will be looking to add a victory to his total of 8-1-0. The 29-year-old weighs in at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'5". The southpaw fighter stretches 83". Marques measures in at 6'6" and will fight at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career record of 11-2-0. The 35-year-old has a reach of 77". Regarding takedowns, Kennedy Nzechukwu is able to stop 78% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 10% of his tries. Marques is taking his opponents down on 34% of the tries he takes and is able to curb 40% of all takedown tries against him. Concerning striking, Nzechukwu takes 5.80 strikes per minute and he dishes out 5.38 strikes per minute. Marques, notwithstanding, is taking 1.41 strikes/minute and is landing 1.81 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ciryl Gane (-175)
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