Uriah Hall vs Chris Weidman Pick, 4/24/2021 Predictions UFC 261 Odds
Uriah Hall vs Chris Weidman
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Uriah Hall will take on Chris Weidman at UFC 261 on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The moneyline has Hall priced at -110 while Weidman is also at -110.
Uriah "Prime Time" Hall steps into the cage holding a mark of 17-9-0. The 36-year-old is fighting at 185 lbs and stands 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 79". Chris "The All-American" Weidman stands in at 6'2" and tips the scales at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 15-5-0. The 36-year-old stretches 78". Regarding significant strikes, Uriah Hall connects on 3.34 per min and Chris Weidman is connecting on 3.03 significant strikes per min. Hall connects on 51% of the significant strikes he attempts while Weidman is connecting on 43%. Concerning the fighter's defense, "Prime Time" allows 3.54 significant strikes per min while "The All-American" takes 3.15. Hall also defends against 53% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Weidman prevents 52% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC 261||Uriah Hall||Chris Weidman|
|Average Fight Time||9:44||10:16|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.34||3.03|
Regarding grappling, Uriah Hall is the not as competent as a wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 0.67 times per 3 rds. Hall is finishing his takedown attempts on 38% of the times he tries and defending 69% of all takedown tries against him. Weidman is finishing his takedown tries on 47% of the takedowns he tries and is stuffing 65% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. When it comes to subbing opponents, Hall is less likely to go for the finish by trying 0.2 finishes per 3 rounds while Weidman tries 0.9 finishes per 15 minutes.
In his previous fight, Uriah Hall went up against Anderson Silva and wound up getting the victory by way of a punch to the head while on the ground in round 4. Silva landed 57 of 114 total strikes that he threw in that contest. Hall ended the night having landed 61 of 112 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Silva ended up landing 53 of 110, which gave him a percentage of 48%. He finished the fight landing 16 of 61 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Hall ended up landing 54% of his significant strikes by landing 60 of 111. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 41 of 90 pointed at the head. 96% of the significant strikes connected on by Silva and 75% of them connected on by Hall were thrown at a distance.
In the last bout for Chris Weidman, he faced off with Omari Akhmedov and wound up getting the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Akhmedov ended up landing 63% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance while Weidman ended up landing 58% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Weidman connected on 51% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 29 of 56. He ended up connecting on 25 of 50 significant strikes directed at the head. Akhmedov landed 33 of 91 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 25 of 81 directed at the head. Relating to total strikes attempted in that contest, Akhmedov ended up landing 60 of 118 while Weidman ended up connecting on 67 of 98 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights on the card to watch out for
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Anthony Smith enters the Octagon against Jimmy Crute. Smith walks into the Octagon with a mark of 34-16-0. The 32-year-old tips the scales at 205 lbs and measures in at 6'4". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 76". Crute comes in at 6'2" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a record of 12-1-0. The 25-year-old has a wingspan of 74". When it comes to grappling, Anthony Smith is averaging a takedown 0.49 times per 3 rds and Jimmy Crute takes his opponents to the mat 4.33 times per 3 rds. When talking about striking, Smith tags his opponents 2.94 strikes per minute and landing 46% of the strikes that he throws. The other guy in this fight is Jimmy Crute, who is landing 57% of the strikes he has tried and lands 4.36 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Randy Brown is set to take on Alex Oliveira. Oliveira will be looking to add a victory to his total of 22-9-1. The 33-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and comes in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 76". Brown measures 6'3" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 12-4-0. The 30-year-old has an arm span of 78". Concerning wrestling, Alex Oliveira is able to defend against 63% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is scoring a takedown on 37% of his attempts. Brown is taking his opponents down on 46% of his tries and is able to deflect 71% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Concerning striking, Oliveira takes 2.18 strikes/min and he is landing 2.87 per min. Brown, on the other side, is absorbing 2.80 strikes/minute and connects on 3.67 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Chris Weidman (-110)
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