Cody Durden vs Qileng Aori Pick, 11/20/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 43 Odds
Cody Durden vs Qileng Aori
UFC Vegas 43
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Cody Durden will face off against Qileng Aori at UFC Vegas 43 on Saturday, November 20, 2021. The odds have Durden priced at -145 while Aori is priced at +125.
Cody Durden will be looking to add a victory to his total of 11-3-1. The 30-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 67". Qileng "The Mongolian Murderer" Aori measures in at 5'7" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 18-8-0. The 28-year-old reaches 69". When talking about significant strikes, Cody Durden is connecting on 3.11 per minute and Qileng Aori is connecting on 7.73 significant strikes per min. Durden lands 48% of the significant strikes he tries and Aori is landing 44%. When it comes to defending in the cage, Durden allows 3.93 significant strikes per minute and "The Mongolian Murderer" allows 12.60. Durden also stops 41% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Aori thwarts 46% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 43||Cody Durden||Qileng Aori|
|Average Fight Time||9:09||15:00|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.11||7.73|
In the grappling category, Cody Durden is the more effective wrestler as he gets a takedown 3.28 times per 3 rds. Durden is getting his opponent to the mat on 26% of his attempts and is defending 50% of the takedowns his opponents try. Aori is finishing his takedowns on 75% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 80% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Durden is the more able fighter by attempting 0.8 subs per 3 rds while Aori attempts 0.4 subs per 15 minutes.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Cody Durden faced Jimmy Flick and ended up taking the loss by a triangle submission in round 1. Flick ended up landing 7 of 15 total strikes attempted in that fight. Durden ended the night having landed 30 of 43 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Flick landed 6 of 14, which gave him a rate of 42%. He finished the fight landing 4 of 7 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Durden landed 65% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 21 of 32. Of those significant strikes, he was 17 of 28 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Flick and 80% of them landed by Durden were thrown at distance.
In the last fight for Qileng Aori, he battled Jeff Molina and wound up taking the loss via unanimous decision in round 3. Molina ended up connecting on 94% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Aori landed 95% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Aori landed 44% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 116 of 258. He connected on 77 of 214 significant strikes aimed at the head. Molina landed 189 of 356 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he ended up landing 167 of 328 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes attempted in that contest, Molina ended up landing 210 of 378 and Aori ended up connecting on 125 of 269 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Shayilan Nuerdanbieke squares up against Sean Soriano. Nuerdanbieke comes into this fight holding a mark of 19-7-0. The 27-year-old tips the scales at 145 lbs and stands 5'8". The orthodox fighter reaches 69". Soriano stands 5'9" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 14-7-0. The 32-year-old has a reach of 70". Regarding grappling, Shayilan Nuerdanbieke takes his opponents to the mat 2.00 times per 3 rds and Sean Soriano takes his opponents to the mat 1.08 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Nuerdanbieke lands 1.13 strikes/minute and lands 26% of the strikes that he throws. Joining him in the Octagon is Sean Soriano, who connects on 61% of the strikes that he throws and lands an average of 3.49 per minute.
Another bout to watch is when Miesha Tate is set to face off with Ketlen Vieira. Vieira comes into this bout holding a record of 11-2-0. The 30-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and measures 5'8". The orthodox fighter reaches 68". Tate measures 5'6" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 19-7-0. The 35-year-old extends her reach 65". In the category of takedowns, Ketlen Vieira defends against 92% of her opponents takedown tries and is scoring a takedown on 48% of her tries. Tate is taking her opponents to the mat on 32% of the attempts she tries and defends against 52% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Vieira takes 3.84 strikes per min and she is dealing 2.66 strikes per minute. Tate, on the other hand, takes 2.68 strikes per min and dishes out 2.13 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Qileng Aori (+125)
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