Roosevelt Roberts vs Ignacio Bahamondes Pick, 8/21/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 34 Odds
Roosevelt Roberts vs Ignacio Bahamondes
UFC Vegas 34
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, August 21, 2021
Roosevelt Roberts will enter the Octagon with Ignacio Bahamondes at UFC Vegas 34 on Saturday, August 21, 2021. The opening moneyline has Roberts coming in at -148 while Bahamondes is at +120.
Roosevelt "The Predator" Roberts looks to add a win to his record of 10-2-0. The 27-year-old will fight at 155 lbs and stands 6'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 73". Ignacio "La Jaula" Bahamondes measures in at 6'3" and is fighting at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 11-4-0. The 23-year-old has an arm span of 75". In the category of significant strikes, Roosevelt Roberts is connecting on 3.03 per min and Ignacio Bahamondes lands 7.91 significant strikes per min. Roberts is landing 49% of the significant strikes he tries and Bahamondes is connecting on 41%. In terms of defending themselves, "The Predator" absorbs 2.27 significant strikes per min and "La Jaula" absorbs 6.40. Roberts also stops 52% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Bahamondes is able to thwart 51% of the shots thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 34||Roosevelt Roberts||Ignacio Bahamondes|
|Average Fight Time||8:33||11:16|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.03||7.91|
In the category of takedowns, Roosevelt Roberts is the more productive grappler as he takes his opponents down 1.75 times per 15 minutes. Roberts is taking his opponents to the canvas on 53% of the times he tries and defending 58% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Bahamondes is finishing his takedown attempts on 30% of the takedowns he attempts and is stuffing 80% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. When it comes to subbing opponents, Roberts is the more skilled technician by going for 1.1 submissions per 15 min while Bahamondes tries 0.5 submissions per 15 minutes.
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In his last appearance in the Octagon, Roosevelt Roberts fought Kevin Croom and wound up taking home the victory by way of the result being overturned because of a positive drug test from Croom in round 1. Croom ended up landing 5 of 6 total strikes attempted in that fight. Roberts ended the night having landed 2 of 5 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Croom ended up landing 5 of 6, giving him a percentage of 83%. He ended up landing 2 of 2 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Roberts landed 40% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 2 of 5. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he was 2 of 4 pointed at the head. 80% of the significant strikes connected on by Croom and 100% of them landed by Roberts were done at a distance.
In the last fight for Ignacio Bahamondes, he squared up with John Makdessi and was defeated by way of split decision in round 3. Makdessi ended up landing 87% of his significant strikes at distance and Bahamondes landed 88% of his significant strikes at distance. Bahamondes ended up connecting on 35% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 112 of 312. He ended up landing 75 of 268 significant strikes aimed at the head. Makdessi landed 124 of 232 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 72 of 165 aimed at the head. In terms of total strikes that he let go in that contest, Makdessi connected on 145 of 257 and Bahamondes was 117 of 318 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Sasha Palatnikov opposes Ramiz Brahimaj. Palatnikov looks to add a victory to his record of 6-3-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and stands 6'1". The switch fighter stretches 72". Brahimaj stands in at 5'10" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 8-3-0. The 28-year-old extends his reach 72". Regarding grappling, Sasha Palatnikov scores a takedown 0.82 times per 15 minutes and Ramiz Brahimaj takes his opponents to the canvas 0.00 times per 3 rounds. In terms of striking, Palatnikov is landing 7.58 strikes per min and connects on 52% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage we have Ramiz Brahimaj, who tags his opponent on 36% of the strikes he has attempted and connects for an average of 3.73 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Kelvin Gastelum is set to enter the Octagon against Jared Cannonier. Cannonier holds a career record of 13-5-0. The 37-year-old weighs 185 lbs and measures in at 5'11". The switch fighter extends his reach 77". Gastelum comes in at 5'9" and tips the scales at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 17-7-0. The 29-year-old extends his reach 71". Concerning wrestling, Jared Cannonier prevents 54% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is finishing his takedown tries on 33% of his attempts. Gastelum is finishing his takedown tries on 37% of his attempts and is able to defend against 62% of all takedown attempts. In the matter of striking, Cannonier is absorbing 3.09 strikes/min while he is connecting on 3.70 per min. Gastelum, notwithstanding, takes 3.24 strikes per min and is dishing out 3.52 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ignacio Bahamondes (+120)
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