Josh Emmett vs Dan Ige Pick, 12/11/2021 Predictions UFC 269 Odds
Josh Emmett vs Dan Ige
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, December 11, 2021
Josh Emmett will battle Dan Ige at UFC 269 on Saturday, December 11, 2021. The odds have Emmett coming in at -160 while Ige is priced at +140.
Josh Emmett steps into the cage with a record of 16-2-0. The 36-year-old weighs 145 lbs and stands in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 70". Dan "50K" Ige comes in at 5'7" and will fight at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 15-4-0. The 30-year-old extends his reach 71". Regarding significant strikes, Josh Emmett is connecting on 4.32 per min while Dan Ige lands 3.82 significant strikes per min. Emmett is landing 39% of the significant strikes he tries and Ige is landing 46%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, Emmett takes 4.02 significant strikes per min while "50K" absorbs 3.41. Emmett also prevents 63% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Ige is able to stop 56% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC 269||Josh Emmett||Dan Ige|
|Average Fight Time||11:39||12:48|
|Weight||145 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.32||3.82|
In terms of takedowns, Josh Emmett is the more productive wrestler as he gets a takedown 1.43 times per 3 rounds. Emmett is scoring a takedown on 47% of his attempts and stopping 50% of all takedown attempts. Ige is finishing his takedown tries on 25% of the takedowns he tries and is stopping 55% of the attempts against him. In terms of submissions, Emmett is less likely to go for the finish by attempting 0.1 subs per 3 rounds while Ige looks to get 0.4 subs per 3 rounds.
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In his previous fight, Josh Emmett went up against Shane Burgos and wound up getting the win via unanimous decision in round 3. Burgos landed 148 of 270 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Emmett walked away from this fight having landed 136 of 275 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Burgos ended up landing 128 of 250, giving him a percentage of 51%. He ended up landing 68 of 174 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Emmett landed 47% of his significant strikes by sticking 127 of 266. Out of those significant strikes, he was 98 of 232 pointed at the head. 94% of the significant strikes connected on by Burgos and 87% of them connected on by Emmett were thrown at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Dan Ige, he faced off with Chan Sung Jung and was on the losing end of this fight by way of unanimous decision in round 5. Jung ended up landing 85% of his significant strikes at distance and Ige ended up landing 86% of his significant strikes at distance. Ige ended up connecting on 47% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 80 of 168. He ended up connecting on 46 of 130 significant strikes directed at the head. Jung ended up landing 92 of 166 significant strikes in that contest. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 78 of 151 directed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go, Jung was 154 of 248 while Ige was 137 of 237 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Pedro Munhoz squares up against Dominick Cruz. Munhoz comes into this bout with a record of 19-6-0. The 35-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and comes in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 65". Cruz stands in at 5'8" and is fighting at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 23-3-0. The 36-year-old stretches 68". In the grappling category, Pedro Munhoz is able to score a takedown 0.62 times per 3 rds and Dominick Cruz is averaging a takedown 2.99 times per 15 min. Regarding striking, Munhoz connects on 5.55 strikes per minute and is landing 43% of his attempted strikes. On the other side we have Dominick Cruz, who tags his opponent on 32% of the strikes he has tried and connects for an average of 3.65 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Tai Tuivasa is set to square up with Augusto Sakai. Sakai will be looking to add a win to his career total of 15-3-1. The 30-year-old is weighing in at 265 lbs and stands 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 77". Tuivasa comes in at 6'2" and is fighting at 264 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 13-3-0. The 28-year-old has a wingspan of 75". In terms of grappling, Augusto Sakai thwarts 66% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is finishing his takedown tries on 50% of his tries. Tuivasa is finishing his takedown tries on 30% of his tries and defends against 46% of the takedowns his opponents try. In the matter of striking, Sakai is taking 3.98 strikes per minute and he deals 5.10 per minute. Tuivasa, on the other side, absorbs 3.48 strikes per min and dishes out 4.48 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Josh Emmett (-160)
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