Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori Pick, 6/12/2021 Predictions UFC 263 Odds
Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori
Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ
Saturday, June 12, 2021 Israel Adesanya will take on Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The opening moneyline has Adesanya priced at -255 while Vettori is at +215.
Israel "The Last Stylebender" Adesanya steps into the cage with a record of 20-1-0. The 31-year-old weighs 185 lbs and stands 6'4". The switch fighter has an arm span of 80". Marvin "The Italian Dream" Vettori stands 6'0" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this fight with a record of 17-4-1. The 27-year-old has an arm span of 74". Regarding significant strikes, Israel Adesanya is landing 3.95 per min while Marvin Vettori is landing 4.14 significant strikes per min. Adesanya is landing 49% of the significant strikes he tries while Vettori connects on 44%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "The Last Stylebender" takes 2.63 significant strikes per minute and "The Italian Dream" absorbs 2.90. Adesanya also stops 61% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Vettori is able to thwart 66% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC 263||Israel Adesanya||Marvin Vettori|
|Average Fight Time||16:06||14:53|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.95||4.14|
Regarding wrestling, Israel Adesanya is the not as competent as a wrestler as he takes his opponents down 0.50 times per 3 rounds. Adesanya is getting his opponent to the mat on 20% of the times he tries and stuffing 82% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Vettori is finishing his takedown attempts on 53% of the takedowns he tries and is stopping 78% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Adesanya is less likely to go for the finish by trying 0.3 submissions per 3 rds while Vettori goes for 0.8 submissions per 15 minutes.
The last time he fought, Israel Adesanya fought Jan Blachowicz and was defeated by unanimous decision in round 5. Blachowicz ended up landing 184 of 276 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Adesanya walked away from this fight having landed 99 of 182 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Blachowicz ended up landing 107 of 193, which gave him a rate of 55%. He finished the fight landing 67 of 146 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Adesanya landed 48% of his significant strikes by landing 78 of 161. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 32 of 102 aimed at the head. 79% of the significant strikes connected on by Blachowicz and 98% of them landed by Adesanya were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for Marvin Vettori, he went up against Kevin Holland and wound up taking home the win by unanimous decision in round 5. Holland ended up landing 83% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Vettori ended up landing 62% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Vettori ended up landing 37% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 24 of 64. He landed 22 of 61 significant strikes directed at the head. Holland ended up connecting on 37 of 103 significant strikes in that battle. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 24 of 81 directed at the head. When discussing total strikes that he threw in that fight, Holland ended up landing 138 of 214 while Vettori connected on 152 of 250 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Deiveson Figueiredo faces off with Brandon Moreno. Figueiredo steps into the cage with a record of 20-1-1. The 33-year-old weighs 125 lbs and measures 5'5". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 68". Moreno comes in at 5'7" and steps on the scale at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 18-5-2. The 27-year-old has an arm span of 70". Regarding grappling, Deiveson Figueiredo gets a takedown 1.57 times per 15 min and Brandon Moreno takes his opponents to the canvas 2.01 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Figueiredo connects on 3.38 strikes per min and connects on 56% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Brandon Moreno, who is landing 38% of his attempted strikes and connects for an average of 3.41 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Nate Diaz is set to clash with Leon Edwards. Edwards walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 18-3-0. The 29-year-old weighs in at 170 lbs and measures 6'2". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 74". Diaz measures in at 6'0" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a win to his record of 21-12-0. The 36-year-old has an arm span of 76". In terms of grappling, Leon Edwards is able to curb 70% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents to the mat on 30% of the times he tries. Diaz is taking his opponents down on 30% of his attempts and is able to deflect 42% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With reference to striking, Edwards is absorbing 2.03 strikes per minute while he is dishing out 2.56 strikes per minute. Diaz, notwithstanding, absorbs 3.78 strikes/minute and connects on 4.62 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Israel Adesanya (-255)
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