Francisco Trinaldo vs Dwight Grant Pick, 10/23/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 41 Odds
Francisco Trinaldo vs Dwight Grant
UFC Vegas 41
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Francisco Trinaldo will face off against Dwight Grant at UFC Vegas 41 on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The odds have Trinaldo at -122 while Grant is priced at +100.
Francisco "Massaranduba" Trinaldo steps into the Octagon with a mark of 26-8-0. The 43-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs. and measures in at 5' 9". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 70". Dwight "The Body Snatcher" Grant stands 6' 1" and weighs in at 170 lbs.. The switch fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 11-3-0. The 37-year-old extends his reach 76". Regarding significant strikes, Francisco Trinaldo connects on 3.08 per min while Dwight Grant connects on 3.36 significant strikes per min. Trinaldo is landing 43% of the significant strikes he attempts and Grant connects on 36%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "Massaranduba" absorbs 2.64 significant strikes per minute while "The Body Snatcher" takes 2.17. Trinaldo also stops 59% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him while Grant curbs 64% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 41||Francisco Trinaldo||Dwight Grant|
|Average Fight Time||12:03||9:55|
|Height||5' 9"||6' 1"|
|Weight||155 lbs.||170 lbs.|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.08||3.36|
In the grappling category, Francisco Trinaldo is the more productive wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 1.03 times per 3 rds. Trinaldo is finishing his takedown attempts on 45% of his attempts and defending 60% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Grant is scoring a takedown on 70% of his takedown tries and defending 71% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. When it comes to subbing opponents, Trinaldo is the more capable of the two fighters by going for 0.5 finishes per 3 rds while Grant attempts 0.2 finishes per 3 rounds.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Francisco Trinaldo faced Muslim Salikhov and was on the losing end of this fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Salikhov ended up landing 71 of 129 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Trinaldo finished this fight landing 51 of 148 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Salikhov ended up landing 62 of 118, giving him a percentage of 52%. He finished the fight landing 29 of 84 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Trinaldo landed 30% of his significant strikes by connecting on 39 of 128. Out of those significant strikes, he was 22 of 101 aimed at the head. 77% of the significant strikes connected on by Salikhov and 87% of them connected on by Trinaldo were tallied at distance.
In the last bout for Dwight Grant, he battled Stefan Sekulic and wound up taking home the win by split decision in round 3. Sekulic ended up connecting on 93% of the significant strikes he took from distance while Grant ended up landing 91% of his significant strikes at distance. Grant landed 31% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 49 of 156. He landed 28 of 126 significant strikes directed at the head. Sekulic landed 33 of 52 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 14 of 31 aimed at the head. In regard to total strikes attempted in that fight, Sekulic landed 39 of 59 and Grant ended up connecting on 52 of 160 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Nicolae Negumereanu squares up against Ike Villanueva. Negumereanu will be looking to add a win to his career total of 10-1-0. The 27-year-old tips the scales at 205 lbs. and measures in at 6' 0". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 78". Villanueva stands 6' 1" and weighs in at 205 lbs.. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 18-12-0. The 37-year-old reaches 73". In terms of takedowns, Nicolae Negumereanu scores a takedown 0.50 times per 3 rds and Ike Villanueva is averaging a takedown 0.79 times per 3 rds. In terms of striking, Negumereanu is landing 2.73 strikes/minute and connecting on 37% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage you've got Ike Villanueva, who tags the opposition on 41% of his attempted strikes and connects on 4.28 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Gregory Rodrigues is set to clash with Junyong Park. Park holds a career record of 13-4-0. The 30-year-old will fight at 185 lbs. and stands in at 5' 10". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 73". Rodrigues stands 6' 3" and weighs 185 lbs.. The orthodox fighter holds a career record of 10-3-0. The 29-year-old has a reach of 75". In terms of grappling, Junyong Park is able to deflect 46% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is finishing his takedowns on 57% of his attempts. Rodrigues is finishing his takedowns on 50% of his tries and curbs 80% of the takedowns his opponents try. With regard to striking, Park is absorbing 3.17 strikes per minute and he is connecting on 4.37 strikes per min. Rodrigues, on the other side, absorbs 3.18 strikes/minute and connects on 4.91 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dwight Grant (+100)
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