Tanner Boser vs Ilir Latifi Pick, 6/5/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 28 Odds
Tanner Boser vs Ilir Latifi
UFC Vegas 28
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Tanner Boser will enter the Octagon with Ilir Latifi at UFC Vegas 28 on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The opener has Boser at -190 while Latifi is priced at +165.
Tanner "The Bulldozer" Boser comes into this fight with a mark of 19-7-1. The 29-year-old is weighing in at 255 lbs and measures in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 75". Ilir "The Sledgehammer" Latifi stands 5'10" and tips the scales at 230 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 15-8-0. The 37-year-old extends his reach 73". Regarding significant strikes, Tanner Boser connects on 4.54 per min and Ilir Latifi is landing 2.01 significant strikes per minute. Boser is landing 55% of the significant strikes he attempts and Latifi lands 40%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "The Bulldozer" allows 2.70 significant strikes per minute while "The Sledgehammer" absorbs 2.84. Boser also defends 63% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Latifi prevents 56% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 28||Tanner Boser||Ilir Latifi|
|Average Fight Time||11:03||8:00|
|Weight||255 lbs||230 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.54||2.01|
Regarding grappling, Tanner Boser is not as effective of a grappler as he gets a takedown 0.80 times per 15 min. Boser is taking his opponents to the canvas on 20% of his tries and is defending 80% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Latifi is taking his opponents down on 32% of the takedowns he attempts and is stopping 70% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding submission attempts, Boser is the lesser skilled of the two fighters by trying 0.2 subs per 15 minutes while Latifi tries 0.4 subs per 15 min.
The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Tanner Boser squared up with Andrei Arlovski and ended up walking away in defeat by unanimous decision in round 3. Arlovski landed 34 of 82 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Boser ended the night having landed 68 of 119 total strikes. Concerning significant strikes, Arlovski landed 34 of 82, giving him a percentage of 41%. He finished the fight landing 16 of 53 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Boser landed 57% of his significant strikes by sticking 68 of 119. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 16 of 58 pointed at the head. 97% of the significant strikes connected on by Arlovski and 100% of them connected on by Boser were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Ilir Latifi, he faced off with Derrick Lewis and wound up taking the loss by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Lewis ended up landing 60% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Latifi connected on 60% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Latifi connected on 41% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 5 of 12. He ended up connecting on 2 of 8 significant strikes to the head. Lewis ended up landing 20 of 50 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up landing 12 of 39 to the head. Relating to total strikes that he threw in that fight, Lewis ended up connecting on 27 of 58 and Latifi ended up landing 62 of 77 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other bouts on the card to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Francisco Trinaldo fights Muslim Salikhov. Trinaldo walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 26-7-0. The 42-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and measures in at 5'9". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 70". Salikhov stands in at 5'11" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 17-2-0. The 36-year-old has a wingspan of 70". When it comes to grappling, Francisco Trinaldo takes his opponents down 1.09 times per 3 rds and Muslim Salikhov gets a takedown 0.87 times per 3 rds. When talking about striking, Trinaldo connects for an average of 3.11 strikes per min and is connecting on 44% of his attempted strikes. Joining him in the Octagon is Muslim Salikhov, who tags his opponent on 46% of the strikes he has thrown and lands an average of 2.85 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Mason Jones is set to enter the Octagon against Alan Patrick. Patrick will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 15-3-0. The 37-year-old weighs in at 155 lbs and stands in at 5'11". The southpaw fighter reaches 74". Jones comes in at 5'10" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his career record of 10-1-0. The 26-year-old has an arm span of 74". Regarding takedowns, Alan Patrick deflects 50% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents down on 38% of his tries. Jones is finishing his takedowns on 25% of his tries and is able to stop 66% of the takedowns his opponents try. With regard to striking, Patrick is taking 2.64 strikes per min and he is dealing 1.79 strikes/min. Jones, at the same time, is absorbing 7.20 strikes/minute and lands 7.80 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ilir Latifi (+165)
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