Ryan Benoit vs Zarrukh Adashev Pick, 5/8/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 26 Odds
Ryan Benoit vs Zarrukh Adashev
UFC Vegas 26
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 8, 2021
Ryan Benoit will enter the Octagon against Zarrukh Adashev at UFC Vegas 26 on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The opening moneyline has Benoit priced at -140 while Adashev is priced at +120.
Ryan "Baby Face" Benoit holds a career record of 10-7-0. The 31-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and stands in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 68". Zarrukh "The Lion" Adashev measures 5'5" and weighs in at 125 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 3-3-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 65". Regarding significant strikes, Ryan Benoit is landing 2.95 per min and Zarrukh Adashev is connecting on 1.93 significant strikes per minute. Benoit is connecting on 41% of the significant strikes he tries and Adashev is connecting on 23%. Regarding defense, "Baby Face" absorbs 3.40 significant strikes per min while "The Lion" absorbs 3.35. Benoit also thwarts 60% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Adashev curbs 60% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 26||Ryan Benoit||Zarrukh Adashev|
|Average Fight Time||11:25||7:46|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||2.95||1.93|
Concerning grappling, Ryan Benoit is the more skilled wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.33 times per 3 rds. Benoit is getting his opponent to the mat on 25% of his attempts and is stopping 70% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Adashev is scoring a takedown on 30% of his takedown attempts and is stopping 40% of the tries against him. When it comes to submissions, Benoit is the more capable of the two fighters by going for 0.5 subs per 15 minutes while Adashev attempts 0.4 subs per 3 rounds.
In his last bout, Ryan Benoit faced Tim Elliott and wound up walking away in defeat by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Elliott landed 90 of 193 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Benoit finished this fight landing 64 of 131 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Elliott landed 67 of 169, which gave him a percentage of 39%. He finished the fight landing 31 of 100 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Benoit landed 45% of his significant strikes by landing 55 of 122. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 39 of 97 to the head. 65% of the significant strikes landed by Elliott and 85% of them landed by Benoit were tallied at a distance.
In the last bout for Zarrukh Adashev, he battled Su Mudaerji and wound up taking the loss by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Mudaerji ended up landing 100% of his significant strikes at distance while Adashev connected on 85% of his significant strikes at distance. Adashev landed 22% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 28 of 123. He ended up landing 20 of 102 significant strikes aimed at the head. Mudaerji ended up connecting on 50 of 127 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 22 of 87 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Mudaerji landed 50 of 127 and Adashev landed 28 of 123 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Junyong Park squares up against Tafon Nchukwi. Park looks to add a victory to his total of 12-4-0. The 30-year-old tips the scales at 185 lbs and stands in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 73". Nchukwi measures 6'0" and records a weight of 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 5-0-0. The 26-year-old extends his reach 77". In the grappling category, Junyong Park takes his opponents to the mat 3.40 times per 15 min and Tafon Nchukwi takes his opponents to the canvas 0.70 times per 3 rds. In the striking category, Park tags his opponents 4.24 strikes/minute and is landing 47% of his attempted strikes. On the other side we have Tafon Nchukwi, who is landing 55% of his attempted strikes and is connecting on 7.59 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Angela Hill is set to battle Amanda Ribas. Ribas holds a record of 10-2-0. The 27-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 66". Hill measures 5'3" and is fighting at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 13-9-0. The 36-year-old stretches 64". In terms of wrestling, Amanda Ribas thwarts 85% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 58% of her tries. Hill is taking her opponents to the mat on 36% of her tries and defends against 76% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Ribas takes 1.78 strikes per min while she is landing 4.25 strikes/minute. Hill, on the other hand, takes 4.98 strikes per minute and is dealing 5.66 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ryan Benoit (-140)
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