Luana Pinheiro vs Sam Hughes Pick, 11/20/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 43 Odds
Luana Pinheiro vs Sam Hughes
UFC Vegas 43
UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Luana Pinheiro will take on Sam Hughes at UFC Vegas 43 on Saturday, November 20, 2021. The opening moneyline has Pinheiro at -410 while Hughes is priced at +310.
Luana Pinheiro holds a mark of 9-1-0. The 28-year-old is weighing in at 115 lbs and stands 5'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 62". Sam "Sampage" Hughes comes in at 5'5" and is fighting at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 5-3-0. The 29-year-old extends her reach 64". In the category of significant strikes, Luana Pinheiro lands 5.52 per minute while Sam Hughes connects on 3.45 significant strikes per min. Pinheiro is landing 50% of the significant strikes she attempts and Hughes is connecting on 54%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, Pinhero takes 3.11 significant strikes per min and "Sampage" absorbs 6.80. Pinheiro also deflects 62% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way and Hughes is able to defend against 40% of the strikes thrown her way.
|UFC Vegas 43||Luana Pinheiro||Sam Hughes|
|Average Fight Time||3:32||10:00|
|Weight||115 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.52||3.45|
In terms of wrestling, Luana Pinheiro is the more apt wrestler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 10.61 times per 15 min. Pinheiro is getting her opponent to the mat on 83% of her tries and is stopping 0% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Hughes is getting her opponent to the mat on 20% of the takedowns she tries and stuffing 44% of the attempts against her. In terms of going for the submission, Pinheiro is the more skilled fighter by attempting 0.6 submissions per 3 rds while Hughes looks to get 0.3 submissions per 15 min.
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The last time she fought, Luana Pinheiro squared up with Randa Markos and wound up getting the win via an illegal upkick in round 1. Markos ended up landing 28 of 51 total strikes that she let go in that fight. Pinheiro ended the night having landed 35 of 61 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Markos ended up landing 18 of 40, which gave her a percentage of 45%. She ended up landing 12 of 32 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Pinheiro landed 54% of her significant strikes by landing 29 of 53. Out of those significant strikes, she was 22 of 44 to the head. 66% of the significant strikes connected on by Markos and 68% of them landed by Pinheiro were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Sam Hughes, she went up against Loma Lookboonmee and walked away in defeat by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Lookboonmee ended up landing 40% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance while Hughes ended up landing 61% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance. Hughes ended up connecting on 67% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 49 of 73. She ended up connecting on 32 of 47 significant strikes aimed at the head. Lookboonmee connected on 84 of 124 significant strikes in that contest. Of all the significant strikes, she ended up connecting on 23 of 53 to the head. When discussing total strikes that she let go in that fight, Lookboonmee ended up landing 108 of 149 and Hughes connected on 98 of 126 of all the strikes she threw.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Michael Chiesa opposes Sean Brady. Chiesa walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 18-5-0. The 33-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and comes in at 6'1". The southpaw fighter extends his reach 75". Brady comes in at 5'10" and weighs in at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a record of 14-0-0. The 28-year-old has an arm span of 72". In the wrestling category, Michael Chiesa scores a takedown 3.62 times per 15 min while Sean Brady is averaging a takedown 2.69 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Chiesa tags his opponents 1.87 strikes/min and lands 40% of his attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Sean Brady, who is connecting on 55% of the strikes he attempts and lands 4.72 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Kyung Ho Kang is set to square up in the Octagon against Rani Yahya. Yahya walks into the cage holding a record of 27-10-1. The 37-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and stands 5'6". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 67". Ho Kang stands in at 5'9" and will fight at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 17-8-0. The 34-year-old stretches 73". Regarding takedowns, Rani Yahya is preventing 24% of his opponents' takedown tries and is finishing his takedown attempts on 33% of the times he tries. Ho Kang is finishing his takedown tries on 59% of the tries he takes and thwarts 71% of takedowns his opponents have tried. With regard to striking, Yahya absorbs 1.70 strikes per min and he dishes out 1.57 per minute. Ho Kang, moreover, is absorbing 2.43 strikes/minute and is dealing 2.52 per min.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sam Hughes (+310)
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