Yancy Medeiros vs Damir Hadzovic Pick, 5/22/2021 Predictions UFC Vegas 27 Odds
Yancy Medeiros vs Damir Hadzovic
UFC Vegas 27
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Yancy Medeiros will face off with Damir Hadzovic at UFC Vegas 27 on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The line has Medeiros coming in at -105 while Hadzovic is coming in at -115.
Yancy Medeiros comes into this bout with a record of 15-7-0. The 33-year-old records a weight of 155 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 75". Damir Hadzovic comes in at 5'9" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 13-6-0. The 34-year-old reaches 70". In terms of significant strikes, Yancy Medeiros connects on 4.05 per min while Damir Hadzovic lands 2.99 significant strikes per min. Medeiros connects on 35% of the significant strikes he attempts while Hadzovic lands 46%. Regarding defense, Medeiros absorbs 5.38 significant strikes per min while Hadzovic allows 2.99. Medeiros also stops 46% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Hadzovic is able to deflect 66% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 27||Yancy Medeiros||Damir Hadzovic|
|Average Fight Time||8:03||9:31|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.05||2.99|
In the wrestling category, Yancy Medeiros is not as efficient of a wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 0.12 times per 15 minutes. Medeiros is scoring a takedown on 25% of his attempts and thwarting 76% of the takedowns his opponents try. Hadzovic is taking his opponents to the mat on 60% of the takedowns he attempts and is stopping 39% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Medeiros is the more capable fighter by trying 0.5 subs per 3 rds while Hadzovic looks to get 0.2 subs per 3 rds.
The last time he fought, Yancy Medeiros fought Lando Vannata and was on the losing end of this fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Vannata landed 100 of 189 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Medeiros finished this fight landing 68 of 193 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Vannata landed 99 of 188, which gave him a rate of 52%. He landed 36 of 107 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Medeiros landed 35% of his significant strikes by connecting on 68 of 193. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he was 42 of 163 aimed at the head. 98% of the significant strikes landed by Vannata and 97% of them connected on by Medeiros were tallied at distance.
In the last bout for Damir Hadzovic, he fought Renato Moicano and was defeated via rear naked choke in round 1. Hadzovic connected on 20% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 1 of 5. He ended up missinga all 4 significant strikes directed at the head. Moicano landed 1 of 2 significant strikes in that battle. Of all the significant strikes, he connected on 1 of 2 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes that he threw in that fight, Moicano was 4 of 5 while Hadzovic was 1 of 5 total strikes.
Other fights to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Rafael Alves enters the Octagon with Damir Ismagulov. Alves walks into the Octagon holding a record of 19-9-0. The 30-year-old steps on the scale at 155 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 68". Ismagulov stands 5'9" and will fight at 155 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to his record of 22-1-0. The 30-year-old stretches 70". In terms of takedowns, Rafael Alves gets a takedown 0.40 times per 3 rds while Damir Ismagulov gets a takedown 1.67 times per 15 min. Regarding striking, Alves lands 2.02 strikes per minute and is landing 45% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side we have Damir Ismagulov, who tags his opponent on 43% of the strikes that he throws and lands 3.76 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Carla Esparza is set to face off against Yan Xiaonan. Xiaonan walks into the cage with a mark of 13-1-0. The 31-year-old is weighing in at 115 lbs and measures 5'5". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Esparza stands in at 5'1" and tips the scales at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a mark of 18-6-0. The 33-year-old reaches 63". In terms of wrestling, Yan Xiaonan thwarts 75% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is scoring a takedown on 75% of her tries. Esparza is finishing her takedown tries on 35% of her tries and is able to deflect 48% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Xiaonan is absorbing 3.63 strikes per minute while she is landing 6.42 per min. Esparza, notwithstanding, absorbs 2.85 strikes/min and is dishing out 2.29 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Damir Hadzovic (-115)
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