Shamil Gamzatov vs Michal Oleksiejczuk Pick, 10/30/2021 Predictions UFC 267 Odds
Shamil Gamzatov vs Michal Oleksiejczuk
Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Saturday, October 30, 2021
Shamil Gamzatov will take on Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC 267 on Saturday, October 30, 2021. The moneyline has Gamzatov priced at -172 while Oleksiejczuk is priced at +140.
Shamil Gamzatov has a record of 14-0-0. The 31-year-old is fighting at 205 lbs and stands in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 76". Michal "Lord" Oleksiejczuk measures 6'0" and weighs 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 15-4-0. The 26-year-old stretches 74". In the category of significant strikes, Shamil Gamzatov lands 4.27 per minute while Michal Oleksiejczuk connects on 4.45 significant strikes per minute. Gamzatov lands 46% of the significant strikes he tries and Oleksiejczuk lands 52%. In terms of defending in the cage, Gamzatov allows 2.13 significant strikes per min and "Lord" absorbs 3.24. Gamzatov also prevents 58% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Oleksiejczuk defends against 67% of the shots thrown.
|UFC 267||Shamil Gamzatov||Michal Oleksiejczuk|
|Average Fight Time||15:00||7:16|
|Weight||205 lbs||205 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.27||4.45|
Concerning grappling, Shamil Gamzatov is not as effective of a grappler as he is able to score a takedown 0.30 times per 3 rounds. Gamzatov is getting his opponent to the mat on 20% of his attempts and stuffing 50% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Oleksiejczuk is finishing his takedown tries on 40% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 40% of the tries against him. When it comes to submissions, Gamzatov is the more apt fighter by trying 0.7 submissions per 15 minutes while Oleksiejczuk looks to get 0.4 submissions per 3 rounds.
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In his last fight, Shamil Gamzatov went up against Klidson Abreu and wound up getting the victory by way of split decision in round 3. Abreu ended up landing 47 of 95 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Gamzatov walked away from this fight having landed 82 of 158 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Abreu ended up landing 32 of 78, which gave him a rate of 41%. He landed 11 of 48 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Gamzatov landed 46% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 64 of 138. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 10 of 59 pointed at the head. 96% of the significant strikes landed by Abreu and 100% of them landed by Gamzatov were done at distance.
In the last fight for Michal Oleksiejczuk, he squared up with Modestas Bukauskas and ended up getting the victory via split decision in round 3. Bukauskas connected on 94% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Oleksiejczuk ended up connecting on 94% of his significant strikes at distance. Oleksiejczuk ended up landing 45% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 56 of 122. He ended up connecting on 30 of 93 significant strikes to the head. Bukauskas ended up landing 58 of 167 significant strikes in that battle. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 44 of 146 to the head. In regard to total strikes attempted in that contest, Bukauskas landed 62 of 172 and Oleksiejczuk ended up landing 77 of 144 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Makwan Amirkhani enters the Octagon with Lerone Murphy. Amirkhani holds a career mark of 16-6-0. The 32-year-old weighs in at 145 lbs and measures 5'10". The southpaw fighter reaches 72". Murphy measures 5'9" and weighs 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 10-0-1. The 30-year-old has a reach of 73". In the grappling category, Makwan Amirkhani takes his opponents to the mat 3.61 times per 15 minutes while Lerone Murphy is able to score a takedown 0.87 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Amirkhani tags his opponents 1.40 strikes/min and is connecting on 43% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Lerone Murphy, who tags the opposition on 42% of his attempted strikes and connects on 2.86 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Andre Petroski is set to take on Hu Yaozong. Yaozong looks to add a victory to his total of 3-2-0. The 26-year-old will fight at 185 lbs and measures 6'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 72". Petroski comes in at 6'0" and tips the scales at 185 lbs. The switch fighter has a career mark of 6-2-0. The 30-year-old has an arm span of 73". When it comes to takedowns, Hu Yaozong is able to thwart 30% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is finishing his takedowns on 30% of his attempts. Petroski is finishing his takedowns on 44% of the tries he takes and prevents 20% of all takedown tries against him. With reference to striking, Yaozong is absorbing 5.23 strikes per min while he dishes out 4.43 strikes/minute. Petroski, on the other side, is taking 2.35 strikes per minute and lands 3.48 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Shamil Gamzatov (-172)
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