William Knight vs Alonzo Menifield Pick, 3/27/2021 Predictions UFC 260 Odds
William Knight vs Alonzo Menifield
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, March 27, 2021
William Knight will enter the Octagon with Alonzo Menifield at UFC 260 on Saturday, March 27, 2021. The moneyline has Knight coming in at -110 while Menifield is also coming in at -110.
William "Knightmare" Knight looks to add a victory to his career total of 9-1-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 205 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 73". Alonzo "Atomic" Menifield comes in at 6'0" and weighs in at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 9-2-0. The 33-year-old extends his reach 76". Regarding significant strikes, William Knight is connecting on 4.69 per minute and Alonzo Menifield lands 3.34 significant strikes per min. Knight is connecting on 76% of the significant strikes he tries and Menifield is connecting on 47%. Concerning their defense in the cage, "Knightmare" allows 2.88 significant strikes per minute while "Atomic" absorbs 3.72. Knight also stops 33% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Menifield defends against 45% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC 260||William Knight||Alonzo Menifield|
|Average Fight Time||10:39||5:18|
|Weight||205 lbs||205 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.69||3.34|
In terms of grappling, William Knight is the more effective grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 3.76 times per 15 minutes. Knight is getting his opponent to the mat on 66% of his tries and is defending 63% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Menifield is finishing his takedown attempts on 40% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 85% of the tries against him. When it comes to sub attempts, Knight is the more capable of the two fighters by going for 0.5 submissions per 3 rounds while Menifield goes for 0.3 submissions per 15 minutes.
In his previous fight, William Knight faced Aleksa Camur and ended up getting the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Camur landed 59 of 72 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Knight finished this fight landing 58 of 77 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Camur ended up landing 17 of 30, which gave him a percentage of 56%. He finished the fight landing 8 of 18 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Knight ended up landing 70% of his significant strikes by sticking 38 of 54. Out of those significant strikes, he was 29 of 40 to the head. 52% of the significant strikes connected on by Camur and 26% of them landed by Knight were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Alonzo Menifield, he fought Ovince Saint Preux and ended up taking the loss by way of a punch to the head in round 2. Preux landed 100% of his significant strikes at distance and Menifield landed 89% of his significant strikes at distance. Menifield ended up connecting on 47% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 19 of 40. He connected on 12 of 31 significant strikes aimed at the head. Preux landed 33 of 80 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 12 of 44 directed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go, Preux ended up landing 33 of 80 while Menifield ended up connecting on 21 of 43 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Jared Gooden squares up with Abubakar Nurmagomedov. Gooden looks to add a win to his record of 17-5-0. The 27-year-old records a weight of 170 lbs and measures in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 77". Nurmagomedov measures 5'11" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 15-3-1. The 31-year-old has a reach of 72". In the grappling category, Jared Gooden takes his opponents to the mat 1.00 times per 3 rds and Abubakar Nurmagomedov takes his opponents down 5.29 times per 3 rounds. In terms of striking, Gooden is connecting on 6.67 strikes/min and connects on 47% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage you've got Abubakar Nurmagomedov, who connects on 44% of his attempted strikes and connects on 1.41 per minute.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Michal Oleksiejczuk is set to square up against Modestas Bukauskas. Bukauskas holds a record of 11-3-0. The 27-year-old weighs in at 205 lbs and measures in at 6'3". The switch fighter has a reach of 78". Oleksiejczuk comes in at 6'0" and weighs in at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter has a career record of 14-4-0. The 26-year-old extends his reach 74". When it comes to takedowns, Modestas Bukauskas thwarts 50% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 30% of his attempts. Oleksiejczuk is taking his opponents down on 66% of the attempts he tries and thwarts 35% of all takedown attempts. With regard to striking, Bukauskas absorbs 5.70 strikes per minute and he is landing 3.56 per min. Oleksiejczuk, on the contrary, is absorbing 2.91 strikes per min and connects on 4.83 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take William Knight (-110)
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