Nicco Montano vs Wu Yanan Pick, 7/31/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 33 Odds
Nicco Montano vs Wu Yanan
UFC Vegas 33
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Nicco Montano will face off with Wu Yanan at UFC Vegas 33 on Saturday, July 31, 2021. The opening moneyline has Montano priced at -178 while Yanan is priced at +144.
Nicco Montano steps into the cage with a mark of 5-3-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 135 lbs and measures 5'5". The southpaw fighter extends her reach 65". Wu "Mulan" Yanan measures 5'8" and will fight at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 11-4-0. The 25-year-old extends her reach 66". Concerning significant strikes, Nicco Montano is connecting on 5.60 per minute while Wu Yanan is connecting on 4.51 significant strikes per min. Montano lands 41% of the significant strikes she tries while Yanan connects on 45%. In terms of defending themselves, Montano absorbs 4.43 significant strikes per minute while "Mulan" allows 4.82. Montano also defends against 64% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Yanan defends against 51% of the strikes thrown her way.
|UFC Vegas 33||Nicco Montano||Wu Yanan|
|Average Fight Time||20:00||12:15|
|Weight||135 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.60||4.51|
Concerning grappling, Nicco Montano is the more efficient wrestler as she takes her opponents to the mat 2.25 times per 15 min. Montano is getting her opponent to the mat on 54% of her tries and stopping 69% of the takedowns her opponents try. Yanan is scoring a takedown on 22% of her takedown tries and is defending 66% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Montano is the more skilled of the two fighters by attempting 0.4 finishes per 15 minutes while Yanan attempts 0.3 finishes per 3 rounds.
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In her last bout, Nicco Montano went up against Julianna Pena and walked away with a loss by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Pena ended up landing 108 of 158 total strikes that she threw in that contest. Montano finished this fight landing 59 of 103 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Pena ended up landing 45 of 90, which gave her a rate of 50%. She finished the fight landing 32 of 73 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Montano ended up landing 48% of her significant strikes by connecting on 38 of 79. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she connected on 13 of 50 pointed at the head. 46% of the significant strikes landed by Pena and 68% of them connected on by Montano were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Wu Yanan, she went up against Joselyne Edwards and ended up walking away in defeat via unanimous decision in round 3. Edwards connected on 81% of her significant strikes at distance and Yanan landed 87% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. Yanan connected on 44% of her significant strikes attempted by connecting on 58 of 129. She ended up connecting on 34 of 91 significant strikes to the head. Edwards ended up connecting on 88 of 178 significant strikes in that contest. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she ended up landing 44 of 105 to the head. Discussing total strikes thrown in that contest, Edwards was 111 of 206 and Yanan ended up landing 70 of 148 of all the strikes she attempted.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Cheyanne Buys opposes Gloria de Paula. Buys will be looking to add a win to her career record of 5-2-0. The 26-year-old is weighing in at 115 lbs and stands in at 5'3". The switch fighter reaches 63". de Paula stands 5'5" and will fight at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a mark of 5-3-0. The 26-year-old reaches 67". In terms of takedowns, Cheyanne Buys takes her opponents to the mat 0.30 times per 3 rounds and Gloria de Paula takes her opponents to the canvas 0.50 times per 3 rounds. Regarding striking, Buys tags his opponents 4.10 strikes/min and landing 53% out of all the strikes she attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Gloria de Paula, who is landing 54% of the strikes she has thrown and connects on 3.33 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Sean Strickland is set to fight Uriah Hall. Hall walks into the cage with a record of 18-9-0. The 36-year-old is fighting at 185 lbs and stands 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 79". Strickland measures in at 6'1" and is weighing in at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 23-3-0. The 30-year-old has a wingspan of 76". Regarding takedowns, Uriah Hall is able to stop 69% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedown attempts on 38% of his attempts. Strickland is finishing his takedown tries on 60% of the tries he takes and is able to curb 82% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Hall is taking 3.54 strikes per minute and he is connecting on 3.34 per min. Strickland, on the other hand, absorbs 3.64 strikes per min and dishes out 5.14 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wu Yanan (+144)
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