Sean Woodson vs Youssef Zalal Pick, 6/5/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 28 Odds
Sean Woodson vs Youssef Zalal
UFC Vegas 28
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Sean Woodson will enter the Octagon against Youssef Zalal at UFC Vegas 28 on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The opening odds have Woodson at -190 while Zalal is at +165.
Sean "The Sniper" Woodson looks to add a victory to his career record of 7-1-0. The 28-year-old steps on the scale at 145 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 78". Youssef "The Moroccan Devil" Zalal measures 5'10" and is fighting at 145 lbs. The switch fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 10-4-0. The 24-year-old has a wingspan of 72". In the category of significant strikes, Sean Woodson is landing 6.40 per min while Youssef Zalal is landing 2.45 significant strikes per minute. Woodson connects on 45% of the significant strikes he throws while Zalal lands 51%. Regarding defense, "The Sniper" takes 4.43 significant strikes per minute while "The Moroccan Devil" absorbs 1.56. Woodson also defends against 58% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Zalal is able to curb 64% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 28||Sean Woodson||Youssef Zalal|
|Average Fight Time||11:31||15:00|
|Weight||145 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||6.40||2.45|
In the wrestling category, Sean Woodson is the not as competent as a grappler as he gets a takedown 0.70 times per 15 min. Woodson is scoring a takedown on 30% of his tries and thwarting 77% of all takedowns attempted on him. Zalal is taking his opponents to the canvas on 40% of his takedown tries and thwarting 56% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. In terms of going for the submission, Woodson is not as skilled of a technician by going for 0.6 finishes per 3 rounds while Zalal looks to get 1.4 finishes per 15 min.
In his previous bout, Sean Woodson faced Julian Erosa and was defeated via d'arce choke in round 3. Erosa landed 107 of 210 total strikes attempted in that fight. Woodson finished this fight landing 116 of 230 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Erosa ended up landing 103 of 206, giving him a percentage of 50%. He finished the fight landing 61 of 144 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Woodson ended up landing 48% of his significant strikes by sticking 106 of 219. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 93 of 203 to the head. 81% of the significant strikes connected on by Erosa and 96% of them landed by Woodson were done at distance.
In the last bout for Youssef Zalal, he battled SeungWoo Choi and wound up walking away in defeat by unanimous decision in round 3. Choi landed 63% of his significant strikes at distance and Zalal ended up connecting on 91% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Zalal landed 48% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 23 of 47. He ended up landing 12 of 34 significant strikes to the head. Choi ended up landing 41 of 109 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 25 of 84 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes that he threw in that fight, Choi connected on 73 of 144 while Zalal ended up connecting on 46 of 70 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Claudio Puelles squares up against Jordan Leavitt. Puelles comes into this fight holding a mark of 10-2-0. The 25-year-old is fighting at 155 lbs and measures in at 5'11". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 72". Leavitt measures 5'9" and steps on the scale at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 8-0-0. The 26-year-old has a reach of 71". When it comes to grappling, Claudio Puelles is able to score a takedown 3.06 times per 3 rds and Jordan Leavitt takes his opponents to the canvas 6.50 times per 15 minutes. Regarding striking, Puelles is connecting on 1.95 strikes/min and lands 44% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side we have Jordan Leavitt, who tags his opponent on 55% of the strikes that he throws and is connecting on 1.08 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Ariane Lipski is set to square up with Montana De La Rosa. De La Rosa steps into the cage with a mark of 11-6-1. The 26-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter reaches 68". Lipski stands in at 5'6" and will fight at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 13-6-0. The 27-year-old extends her reach 67". Concerning grappling, Montana De La Rosa stops 57% of the takedowns her opponents try and is getting her opponent to the mat on 28% of her tries. Lipski is taking her opponents to the mat on 25% of her tries and is able to curb 45% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, De La Rosa is absorbing 3.39 strikes/minute and she is landing 2.85 strikes per minute. Lipski, notwithstanding, absorbs 4.45 strikes/minute and is connecting on 3.03 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Sean Woodson (-190)
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