Dominick Reyes vs Jiri Prochazka Pick, 5/1/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 25 Odds
Dominick Reyes vs Jiri Prochazka
UFC Vegas 25
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Dominick Reyes will take on Jiri Prochazka at UFC Vegas 25 on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The opening line has Reyes coming in at +110 while Prochazka is at -130.
Dominick "The Devastator" Reyes comes into this bout with a record of 12-2-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 205 lbs and stands 6'4". The southpaw fighter stretches 77". Jiri "Denisa" Prochazka comes in at 6'3" and weighs in at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 27-3-1. The 28-year-old has a wingspan of 80". With respect to significant strikes, Dominick Reyes is connecting on 4.53 per minute while Jiri Prochazka lands 5.67 significant strikes per minute. Reyes is landing 48% of the significant strikes he attempts while Prochazka connects on 45%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "The Devastator" absorbs 3.16 significant strikes per min while "Denisa" allows 7.05. Reyes also deflects 49% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Prochazka deflects 55% of them.
|UFC Vegas 25||Dominick Reyes||Jiri Prochazka|
|Average Fight Time||9:10||5:49|
|Weight||205 lbs||205 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.53||5.67|
In the grappling category, Dominick Reyes is the more skilled wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 0.20 times per 15 min. Reyes is finishing his takedown attempts on 16% of the times he tries and stopping 82% of the takedowns his opponents try. Prochazka is taking his opponents to the mat on 30% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 80% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Reyes is the more capable fighter by going for 0.2 finishes per 15 minutes while Prochazka goes for 0.1 finishes per 15 min.
The last time he fought, Dominick Reyes went up against Jan Blachowicz and ended up taking the loss via a punch to the head in round 2. Blachowicz landed 41 of 89 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Reyes ended the night having landed 21 of 51 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Blachowicz ended up landing 41 of 89, which gave him a rate of 46%. He ended up landing 25 of 70 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Reyes landed 41% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 21 of 51. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he was 9 of 35 to the head. 90% of the significant strikes landed by Blachowicz and 100% of them landed by Reyes were thrown at distance.
In the last bout for Jiri Prochazka, he fought Volkan Oezdemir and wound up getting the win by a punch to the head in round 2. Prochazka landed 45% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 33 of 73. He ended up landing 29 of 67 significant strikes to the head. Oezdemir connected on 41 of 92 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 30 of 76 to the head. Relating to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Oezdemir ended up connecting on 44 of 95 while Prochazka ended up connecting on 33 of 73 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Giga Chikadze fights Cub Swanson. Chikadze has a career record of 12-2-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 145 lbs and measures in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter reaches 74". Swanson measures in at 5'8" and weighs in at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 27-11-0. The 37-year-old has a wingspan of 70". When it comes to grappling, Giga Chikadze takes his opponents down 0.38 times per 15 min and Cub Swanson takes his opponents to the canvas 1.09 times per 3 rds. Regarding striking, Chikadze is connecting on 3.45 strikes/minute and landing 43% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Cub Swanson, who is landing 50% of the strikes he has tried and connects on 4.64 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Dustin Jacoby is set to square up in the Octagon against Ion Cutelaba. Cutelaba walks into the cage with a record of 15-6-0. The 27-year-old is weighing in at 205 lbs and measures 6'1". The southpaw fighter reaches 75". Jacoby comes in at 6'3" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his career record of 14-5-0. The 33-year-old stretches 76". Regarding takedowns, Ion Cutelaba is able to deflect 80% of the takedowns his opponents try and is getting his opponent to the mat on 71% of his attempts. Jacoby is finishing his takedown tries on 80% of the tries he takes and is able to curb 70% of the takedowns his opponents try. Concerning striking, Cutelaba absorbs 3.37 strikes/minute and he is dishing out 5.10 strikes/min. Jacoby, moreover, takes 2.94 strikes/min and is dealing 3.68 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dominick Reyes (+110)
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