Cory Sandhagen vs TJ Dillashaw Pick, 7/24/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 32 Odds
Cory Sandhagen vs TJ Dillashaw
UFC Vegas 32
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Cory Sandhagen will enter the Octagon against TJ Dillashaw at UFC Vegas 32 on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The opening moneyline has Sandhagen coming in at -188 while Dillashaw is at +152.
Cory Sandhagen walks into the Octagon with a record of 14-2-0. The 29-year-old will fight at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'11". The switch fighter has an arm span of 70". TJ Dillashaw stands in at 5'6" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 17-4-0. The 35-year-old has a wingspan of 67". In the category of significant strikes, Cory Sandhagen is connecting on 6.85 per minute and TJ Dillashaw is landing 5.37 significant strikes per min. Sandhagen is landing 48% of the significant strikes he throws while Dillashaw lands 41%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, Sandhagen absorbs 3.89 significant strikes per min and Dillashaw takes 3.03. Sandhagen also curbs 59% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Dillashaw deflects 65% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 32||Cory Sandhagen||TJ Dillashaw|
|Average Fight Time||7:02||11:41|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||6.85||5.37|
In terms of takedowns, Cory Sandhagen is the not as competent as a grappler as he gets a takedown 1.07 times per 15 minutes. Sandhagen is finishing his takedown attempts on 50% of the times he tries and stuffing 30% of all takedown attempts. Dillashaw is taking his opponents to the mat on 37% of his takedown attempts and is stopping 86% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding submissions, Sandhagen is the lesser skilled fighter by going for 0.5 finishes per 3 rds while Dillashaw attempts 1.0 finishes per 15 min.
In his last fight, Cory Sandhagen squared up with Frankie Edgar and ended up winning this fight by a flying knee to the head in round 1. Edgar ended up landing 2 of 3 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Sandhagen ended the night having landed 2 of 5 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Edgar ended up landing 2 of 3, which gave him a percentage of 66%. He landed 1 of 2 significant strikes to the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Sandhagen ended up landing 40% of his significant strikes by connecting on 2 of 5. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 1 of 3 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Edgar and 100% of them connected on by Sandhagen were done at a distance.
In the last fight for TJ Dillashaw, he fought Henry Cejudo and was defeated by way of a punch to the head while on the ground in round 1. Cejudo ended up connecting on 16% of his significant strikes at distance and Dillashaw ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Dillashaw ended up landing 33% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 1 of 3. He ended up connecting on 0 of 1 significant strikes directed at the head. Cejudo ended up connecting on 18 of 23 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up landing 17 of 22 aimed at the head. Regarding the strikes he fired off in this contest, Cejudo ended up connecting on 18 of 23 while Dillashaw ended up landing 1 of 3 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Kyler Phillips squares up with Raulian Paiva. Phillips walks into the cage with a record of 9-1-0. The 26-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 72". Paiva measures 5'8" and tips the scales at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a record of 20-3-0. The 25-year-old has a wingspan of 69". Regarding grappling, Kyler Phillips takes his opponents to the canvas 2.88 times per 3 rounds and Raulian Paiva is averaging a takedown 0.26 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Phillips is connecting on 5.32 strikes/min and landing 46% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Raulian Paiva, who connects on 43% of the strikes he has thrown and is landing 4.46 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Darrick Minner is set to square up with Darren Elkins. Elkins holds a career record of 26-9-0. The 37-year-old weighs 145 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter stretches 71". Minner comes in at 5'7" and weighs 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 26-11-0. The 31-year-old reaches 69". In the category of takedowns, Darren Elkins is able to deflect 58% of the takedowns fighters have attempted and is finishing his takedown tries on 33% of his attempts. Minner is taking his opponents to the mat on 62% of the tries he takes and stops 60% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With regard to striking, Elkins absorbs 3.08 strikes per minute and he is dishing out 3.50 strikes per min. Minner, notwithstanding, takes 1.40 strikes/minute and deals 3.24 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Cory Sandhagen (-188)
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