Misha Cirkunov vs Ryan Spann Pick, 3/13/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 21 Odds
Misha Cirkunov vs Ryan Spann
UFC Vegas 21
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, March 13, 2021
Misha Cirkunov will enter the Octagon against Ryan Spann at UFC Vegas 21 on Saturday, March 13, 2021. The opening moneyline has Cirkunov priced at -125 while Spann is at +105.
Misha Cirkunov has a record of 15-5-0. The 34-year-old weighs in at 205 lbs and measures in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 77". Ryan "Superman" Spann stands 6'5" and weighs 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 18-6-0. The 29-year-old has an arm span of 79". In terms of significant strikes, Misha Cirkunov is connecting on 4.18 per min and Ryan Spann connects on 3.27 significant strikes per min. Cirkunov lands 52% of the significant strikes he tries while Spann connects on 44%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, Cirkunov absorbs 2.89 significant strikes per minute while "Superman" takes 3.43. Cirkunov also deflects 62% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Spann defends against 46% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 21||Misha Cirkunov||Ryan Spann|
|Average Fight Time||4:09||6:05|
|Weight||205 lbs||205 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.18||3.27|
When it comes to grappling, Misha Cirkunov is the more productive grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 4.42 times per 3 rds. Cirkunov is scoring a takedown on 57% of the times he tries and stopping 71% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Spann is finishing his takedowns on 41% of the takedowns he tries and stopping 60% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Cirkunov is the more skilled fighter by attempting 2.4 subs per 3 rds while Spann goes for 1.8 subs per 15 min.
In his last appearance in the Octagon, Misha Cirkunov faced Jimmy Crute and ended up getting the victory in the fight via a Peruvian necktie in round 1. Crute landed 28 of 45 total strikes attempted in that contest. Cirkunov ended the night having landed 22 of 29 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Crute landed 21 of 35, giving him a percentage of 60%. He landed 19 of 33 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Cirkunov ended up landing 60% of his significant strikes by sticking 6 of 10. Out of those significant strikes, he was 4 of 8 pointed at the head. 9% of the significant strikes landed by Crute and 16% of them connected on by Cirkunov were thrown at a distance.
In the last bout for Ryan Spann, he battled Johnny Walker and wound up taking the loss via a punch to the head while on the ground in round 1. Walker ended up connecting on 15% of his significant strikes at distance and Spann ended up connecting on 42% of his significant strikes at distance. Spann ended up connecting on 53% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 7 of 13. He connected on 7 of 13 significant strikes aimed at the head. Walker ended up landing 26 of 30 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 24 of 27 to the head. In regard to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Walker ended up connecting on 30 of 34 and Spann connected on 10 of 16 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Dan Ige squares up in the Octagon against Gavin Tucker. Ige looks to add a victory to his record of 14-3-0. The 29-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 71". Tucker measures in at 5'6" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage with a record of 13-1-0. The 34-year-old extends his reach 66". When it comes to grappling, Dan Ige gets his opposition to the mat 1.69 times per 3 rds while Gavin Tucker is averaging a takedown 3.00 times per 3 rounds. Regarding striking, Ige connects for an average of 3.96 strikes per minute and is landing 46% of his attempted strikes. The other fighter in this bout is Gavin Tucker, who is landing 45% of the strikes that he throws and lands 4.40 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Davey Grant is set to take on Jonathan Martinez. Martinez looks to add a win to his career record of 13-3-0. The 26-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 70". Grant stands in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 12-4-0. The 35-year-old has an arm span of 69". In terms of grappling, Jonathan Martinez prevents 61% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is scoring a takedown on 37% of his attempts. Grant is taking his opponents to the mat on 47% of his tries and is able to thwart 66% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Martinez absorbs 3.61 strikes per min and he is dealing 4.34 strikes/min. Grant, on the contrary, takes 2.32 strikes per minute and dishes out 3.67 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ryan Spann (+105)
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