Alejandro Perez vs Jonathan Martinez Pick, 2/26/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 49 Odds
Alejandro Perez vs Jonathan Martinez
UFC Vegas 49
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 26, 2022
Alejandro Perez will enter the Octagon against Jonathan Martinez at UFC Vegas 49 on Saturday, February 26, 2022. The odds have Perez at +190 while Martinez is coming in at -235.
Alejandro "Turbo" Perez steps into the cage holding a record of 23-8-1. The 32-year-old is fighting at 135 lbs and comes in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 65". Jonathan "Dragon" Martinez stands 5'8" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the cage with a mark of 14-4-0. The 27-year-old reaches 70". In terms of significant strikes, Alejandro Perez lands 3.45 per min while Jonathan Martinez is connecting on 4.53 significant strikes per minute. Perez is landing 35% of the significant strikes he attempts and Martinez is connecting on 46%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "Turbo" absorbs 2.97 significant strikes per min while "Dragon" takes 3.86. Perez also defends 63% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction while Martinez is able to stop 58% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 49||Alejandro Perez||Jonathan Martinez|
|Average Fight Time||10:19||13:29|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.45||4.53|
Regarding grappling, Alejandro Perez is the more effective wrestler as he is averaging a takedown 0.61 times per 3 rds. Perez is taking his opponents to the canvas on 23% of the times he tries and is stuffing 70% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Martinez is finishing his takedown attempts on 37% of the takedowns he tries and is stuffing 72% of the tries against him. Regarding subbing opponents, Perez is the more able fighter by attempting 0.4 submissions per 15 minutes while Martinez looks to get 0.2 submissions per 15 min.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Alejandro Perez faced Johnny Eduardo and wound up taking home the victory via an armbar from side control in round 2. Eduardo ended up landing 38 of 66 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Perez finished this fight landing 34 of 66 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Eduardo ended up landing 31 of 59, giving him a percentage of 52%. He landed 7 of 33 significant strikes to the head. On the other side, Perez ended up landing 41% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 23 of 55. Of those significant strikes, he was 11 of 40 pointed at the head. 90% of the significant strikes connected on by Eduardo and 78% of them connected on by Perez were tallied at distance.
In the last fight for Jonathan Martinez, he battled Zviad Lazishvili and ended up getting the victory in the fight by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Lazishvili ended up landing 95% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Martinez connected on 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Martinez landed 48% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 92 of 188. He landed 65 of 154 significant strikes aimed at the head. Lazishvili ended up landing 63 of 160 significant strikes in that contest. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up landing 25 of 115 aimed at the head. Relating to the total strikes thrown in this fight, Lazishvili was 66 of 163 while Martinez was 94 of 191 total strikes.
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Another fight to keep an eye on is when Ramiz Brahimaj faces off with Micheal Gillmore. Brahimaj comes into this fight with a mark of 9-4-0. The 29-year-old tips the scales at 170 lbs and stands 5'10". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 72". Gillmore measures 5'11" and steps on the scale at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 6-4-0. The 34-year-old has an arm span of 72". In terms of takedowns, Ramiz Brahimaj takes his opponents to the canvas 1.52 times per 15 minutes and Micheal Gillmore is able to score a takedown 0.50 times per 3 rds. Regarding striking, Brahimaj is landing 2.64 strikes per min and lands 41% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Micheal Gillmore, who lands 59% of the strikes he has thrown and connects on 2.35 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Carlos Hernandez is set to face off with Victor Altamirano. Altamirano holds a career mark of 10-1-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The switch fighter reaches 70". Hernandez comes in at 5'8" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 7-1-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 67". When it comes to takedowns, Victor Altamirano thwarts 68% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is finishing his takedown tries on 50% of his tries. Hernandez is finishing his takedown tries on 10% of his attempts and stops 68% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the matter of striking, Altamirano absorbs 4.87 strikes per minute while he is connecting on 6.67 strikes per minute. Hernandez, in contrast, takes 3.47 strikes/minute and is connecting on 5.13 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Alejandro Perez (+190)
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