Francisco Trinaldo vs Muslim Salikhov Pick, 6/5/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 28 Odds
Francisco Trinaldo vs Muslim Salikhov
UFC Vegas 28
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Francisco Trinaldo will battle Muslim Salikhov at UFC Vegas 28 on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The moneyline has Trinaldo priced at +215 while Salikhov is at -255.
Francisco "Massaranduba" Trinaldo walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 26-7-0. The 42-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and measures in at 5'9". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 70". Muslim "King of Kung Fu" Salikhov stands in at 5'11" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 17-2-0. The 36-year-old has a wingspan of 70". In the category of significant strikes, Francisco Trinaldo lands 3.11 per minute and Muslim Salikhov lands 2.85 significant strikes per min. Trinaldo is connecting on 44% of the significant strikes he throws and Salikhov is connecting on 46%. In terms of defending themselves, "Massaranduba" allows 2.56 significant strikes per min while "King of Kung Fu" takes 2.29. Trinaldo also stops 60% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Salikhov is able to stop 67% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 28||Francisco Trinaldo||Muslim Salikhov|
|Average Fight Time||11:55||10:24|
|Weight||155 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.11||2.85|
In terms of takedowns, Francisco Trinaldo is the more capable grappler as he is averaging a takedown 1.09 times per 15 minutes. Trinaldo is taking his opponents to the canvas on 46% of his attempts and thwarting 61% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Salikhov is finishing his takedown attempts on 30% of his takedown tries and is stuffing 80% of the tries against him. When it comes to subbing the opposition, Trinaldo is the more capable fighter by going for 0.6 finishes per 15 minutes while Salikhov tries 0.3 finishes per 3 rounds.
In his previous bout, Francisco Trinaldo faced Jai Herbert and ended up getting the victory by way of a punch to the head in round 3. Herbert ended up landing 37 of 90 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Trinaldo walked away from this fight having landed 37 of 66 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Herbert ended up landing 21 of 70, which means his percentage was 30%. He finished the fight landing 15 of 63 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Trinaldo ended up landing 51% of his significant strikes by landing 30 of 58. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 15 of 35 to the head. 76% of the significant strikes connected on by Herbert and 63% of them landed by Trinaldo were tallied at a distance.
In the last bout for Muslim Salikhov, he faced off with Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and got a win for the night by split decision in round 3. Santos landed 76% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Salikhov connected on 95% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Salikhov connected on 45% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 40 of 88. He connected on 23 of 64 significant strikes to the head. Santos connected on 46 of 138 significant strikes in that battle. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up landing 23 of 98 to the head. Relating to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Santos connected on 46 of 138 while Salikhov landed 40 of 88 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Alan Patrick battles Mason Jones. Patrick will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 15-3-0. The 37-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and stands in at 5'11". The southpaw fighter reaches 74". Jones comes in at 5'10" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career record of 10-1-0. The 26-year-old has an arm span of 74". In the grappling category, Alan Patrick is able to score a takedown 3.48 times per 3 rounds while Mason Jones gets a takedown 1.00 times per 3 rds. When it comes to striking, Patrick lands an average of 1.79 strikes/min and lands 40% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Mason Jones, who is connecting on 37% of the strikes he has tried and is landing 7.80 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Youssef Zalal is set to fight Sean Woodson. Woodson looks to add a victory to his career record of 7-1-0. The 28-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 78". Zalal measures 5'10" and is fighting at 145 lbs. The switch fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 10-4-0. The 24-year-old has a wingspan of 72". Regarding wrestling, Sean Woodson is able to stop 77% of the takedowns his opponents try and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 30% of the times he tries. Zalal is finishing his takedown tries on 40% of his tries and deflects 56% of all takedown tries against him. In the matter of striking, Woodson takes 4.43 strikes/minute while he lands 6.40 per min. Zalal, on the contrary, absorbs 1.56 strikes/minute and lands 2.45 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Francisco Trinaldo (+215)
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