Makhmud Muradov vs Gerald Meerschaert Pick, 8/28/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 35 Odds
Makhmud Muradov vs Gerald Meerschaert
UFC Vegas 35
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Makhmud Muradov will enter the Octagon with Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 35 on Saturday, August 28, 2021. The opening moneyline has Muradov priced at -430 while Meerschaert is priced at +320.
Makhmud "Mach" Muradov holds a career record of 25-6-0. The 31-year-old weighs 185 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 75". Gerald "GM3" Meerschaert measures 6'1" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 32-14-0. The 33-year-old has a wingspan of 77". In the category of significant strikes, Makhmud Muradov connects on 5.32 per minute while Gerald Meerschaert connects on 3.31 significant strikes per min. Muradov lands 42% of the significant strikes he attempts while Meerschaert connects on 43%. In terms of defending themselves, "Mach" allows 2.92 significant strikes per min and "GM3" allows 3.60. Muradov also stops 64% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Meerschaert is able to curb 51% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 35||Makhmud Muradov||Gerald Meerschaert|
|Average Fight Time||14:03||7:05|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.32||3.31|
In the category of takedowns, Makhmud Muradov is the not as competent as a wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.36 times per 15 minutes. Muradov is getting his opponent to the mat on 16% of the times he tries and thwarting 80% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Meerschaert is scoring a takedown on 43% of the takedowns he attempts and is stuffing 43% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Muradov is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by trying 0.4 finishes per 3 rounds while Meerschaert attempts 1.8 finishes per 15 minutes.
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In his last bout, Makhmud Muradov faced Andrew Sanchez and ended up getting the win via a punch to the head in round 3. Sanchez ended up landing 50 of 144 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Muradov finished this fight landing 82 of 177 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Sanchez ended up landing 48 of 141, which gave him a percentage of 34%. He landed 34 of 118 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Muradov landed 45% of his significant strikes by connecting on 79 of 174. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 52 of 139 pointed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Sanchez and 91% of them landed by Muradov were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for Gerald Meerschaert, he battled Bartosz Fabinski and wound up taking home the victory by guillotine choke in round 1. Fabinski ended up connecting on 33% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Meerschaert ended up connecting on 62% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Meerschaert ended up connecting on 80% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 8 of 10. He ended up connecting on 7 of 9 significant strikes to the head. Fabinski ended up connecting on 6 of 13 significant strikes in that fight. Out of those significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 2 of 9 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes thrown in that contest, Fabinski landed 16 of 23 while Meerschaert connected on 12 of 14 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Sam Alvey opposes Wellington Turman. Alvey holds a record of 33-15-1. The 35-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and measures 6'2". The southpaw fighter stretches 75". Turman measures in at 6'0" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a record of 16-5-0. The 25-year-old has a reach of 72". Regarding grappling, Sam Alvey takes his opponents to the mat 0.07 times per 3 rds while Wellington Turman takes his opponents to the mat 2.31 times per 15 minutes. In terms of striking, Alvey lands an average of 3.20 strikes per min and landing 43% of the strikes that he attempts. On the other side we have Wellington Turman, who tags the opposition on 42% of the strikes he has attempted and connects on 2.44 per minute.
One more can't miss bout is when Darren Stewart is set to take on Dustin Jacoby. Jacoby steps into the Octagon holding a record of 14-5-1. The 33-year-old weighs in at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 76". Stewart stands in at 6'0" and is fighting at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career total of 12-7-0. The 30-year-old has a reach of 74". Concerning grappling, Dustin Jacoby is stopping 61% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedowns on 50% of his tries. Stewart is finishing his takedown tries on 41% of the tries he takes and prevents 67% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the category of striking, Jacoby is taking 3.27 strikes per min while he is dishing out 4.03 per minute. Stewart, in contrast, is taking 3.07 strikes per minute and connects on 2.98 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Makhmud Muradov (-430)
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