Rose Namajunas vs Zhang Weili Pick, 11/6/2021 Predictions UFC 268 Odds
Rose Namajunas vs Zhang Weili
Madison Square Garden in New York City
Saturday, November 6, 2021
Rose Namajunas will enter the Octagon against Zhang Weili at UFC 268 on Saturday, November 6, 2021. The moneyline has Namajunas at -110 while Weili is at -110.
Rose "Thug" Namajunas holds a mark of 11-4-0. The 29-year-old records a weight of 115 lbs and measures in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter stretches 65". Zhang "Magnum" Weili stands in at 5'4" and will fight at 115 lbs. The switch fighter comes into this bout with a record of 21-2-0. The 32-year-old stretches 63". When talking about significant strikes, Rose Namajunas connects on 4.13 per minute and Zhang Weili is connecting on 6.36 significant strikes per minute. Namajunas is connecting on 40% of the significant strikes she attempts and Weili connects on 45%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Thug" absorbs 3.99 significant strikes per min while "Magnum" absorbs 4.42. Namajunas also curbs 60% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Weili thwarts 53% of the shots thrown in her direction.
|UFC 268||Rose Namajunas||Zhang Weili|
|Average Fight Time||11:31||10:07|
|Weight||115 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.13||6.36|
Regarding grappling, Rose Namajunas is the more efficient grappler as she is able to score a takedown 1.89 times per 15 min. Namajunas is finishing her takedown attempts on 53% of her tries and thwarting 50% of all takedown attempts. Weili is getting her opponent to the mat on 23% of the takedowns she attempts and stuffing 70% of the attempts against her. In terms of submissions, Namajunas is the more skilled technician by going for 0.8 submissions per 15 minutes while Weili tries 0.5 submissions per 15 min.
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In her last fight, Rose Namajunas went up against Zhang Weili and ended up getting the victory in the fight via a kick to the head in round 1. Weili landed 7 of 11 total strikes that she let go. Namajunas finished this fight landing 5 of 10 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Weili ended up landing 7 of 11, which means her percentage was 63%. She finished the fight landing 1 of 4 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Namajunas ended up landing 50% of her significant strikes by connecting on 5 of 10. Out of those significant strikes, she was 5 of 10 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Weili and 40% of them connected on by Namajunas were tallied at distance.
In the last bout for Zhang Weili, she fought Rose Namajunas and wound up losing the fight via a kick to the head in round 1. Namajunas ended up landing 40% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance and Weili connected on 100% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. Weili landed 63% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 7 of 11. She connected on 1 of 4 significant strikes aimed at the head. Namajunas connected on 5 of 10 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, she connected on 5 of 10 directed at the head. In relation to total strikes that she let go in that fight, Namajunas ended up connecting on 5 of 10 while Weili ended up connecting on 7 of 11 of the strikes she threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
One more match to look forward to is when Kamaru Usman faces off against Colby Covington. Usman steps into the cage with a mark of 19-1-0. The 34-year-old records a weight of 170 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The switch fighter reaches 76". Covington measures in at 5'11" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 16-2-0. The 33-year-old stretches 72". When it comes to grappling, Kamaru Usman is able to score a takedown 3.27 times per 3 rds while Colby Covington gets a takedown 4.61 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Usman lands an average of 4.63 strikes/minute and is landing 54% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Colby Covington, who connects on 38% of the strikes he has tried and connects on 4.12 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Michael Chandler is set to take on Justin Gaethje. Gaethje looks to add a victory to his career record of 22-3-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and measures 5'11". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 70". Chandler comes in at 5'8" and will fight at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 22-6-0. The 35-year-old has an arm span of 71". Regarding wrestling, Justin Gaethje is thwarting 69% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is finishing his takedown tries on 30% of his attempts. Chandler is taking his opponents to the mat on 41% of his attempts and curbs 71% of all takedown attempts. With reference to striking, Gaethje is taking 7.99 strikes/min and he is connecting on 7.46 per minute. Chandler, on the other side, takes 3.87 strikes/minute and connects on 4.49 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Rose Namajunas (-110)
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