Alexander Volkov vs Tom Aspinall Pick, 3/19/2022 Predictions UFC London Odds
Alexander Volkov vs Tom Aspinall
O2 Arena in London, UK
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Alexander Volkov will face off with Tom Aspinall at UFC London on Saturday, March 19, 2022. The opener has Volkov priced at -120 while Aspinall is at +100.
Alexander "Drago" Volkov comes into this fight with a mark of 34-9-0. The 33-year-old tips the scales at 250 lbs and comes in at 6'7". The orthodox fighter stretches 80". Tom Aspinall stands in at 6'5" and records a weight of 256 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the cage with a mark of 11-2-0. The 28-year-old has a wingspan of 78". In terms of significant strikes, Alexander Volkov connects on 4.86 per minute and Tom Aspinall connects on 7.19 significant strikes per minute. Volkov connects on 57% of the significant strikes he throws while Aspinall connects on 65%. When it comes to defending in the Octagon, "Drago" absorbs 2.95 significant strikes per minute and Aspinall takes 2.37. Volkov also defends 54% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction and Aspinall is able to defend against 70% of the strikes thrown in his direction.
|UFC London||Alexander Volkov||Tom Aspinall|
|Average Fight Time||15:15||2:45|
|Weight||250 lbs||256 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.86||7.19|
Regarding wrestling, Alexander Volkov is the not as competent as a wrestler as he takes his opponents down 0.53 times per 3 rds. Volkov is scoring a takedown on 70% of his attempts and thwarting 73% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Aspinall is finishing his takedown attempts on 80% of his takedown attempts and thwarting 80% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding sub attempts, Volkov is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.1 submissions per 15 min while Aspinall tries 1.4 submissions per 15 minutes.
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In his previous fight, Alexander Volkov went up against Marcin Tybura and ended up getting the victory in the fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Tybura ended up landing 73 of 157 total strikes that he let go in that fight. Volkov ended the night having landed 89 of 153 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Tybura ended up landing 58 of 139, which means his percentage was 41%. He landed 39 of 117 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Volkov ended up landing 53% of his significant strikes by connecting on 75 of 139. Of those significant strikes, he was 53 of 117 pointed at the head. 81% of the significant strikes connected on by Tybura and 72% of them landed by Volkov were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Tom Aspinall, he faced off with Serghei Spivac and ended up winning this fight via elbows to the head in round 1. Spivac landed 0% of his significant strikes at distance and Aspinall connected on 43% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Aspinall ended up connecting on 61% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 16 of 26. He ended up landing 12 of 22 significant strikes to the head. Spivac connected on 0 of 11 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 0 of 11 aimed at the head. In relation to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Spivac was 0 of 11 while Aspinall connected on 16 of 26 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Arnold Allen fights Dan Hooker. Allen steps into the cage with a record of 17-1-0. The 28-year-old will fight at 145 lbs and measures 5'8". The southpaw fighter has a reach of 70". Hooker measures in at 6'0" and weighs 145 lbs. The switch fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 21-11-0. The 32-year-old reaches 75". In terms of takedowns, Arnold Allen is able to score a takedown 1.44 times per 3 rds while Dan Hooker scores a takedown 0.90 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Allen is landing 2.96 strikes/min and landing 40% out of all the strikes he attempts. On the other side we have Dan Hooker, who lands 47% of the strikes he has attempted and lands an average of 4.90 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Kazula Vargas is set to face off with Paddy Pimblett. Pimblett comes into this fight with a mark of 17-3-0. The 27-year-old tips the scales at 155 lbs and measures 5'10". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 73". Vargas comes in at 5'8" and tips the scales at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage with a record of 12-4-0. The 36-year-old has a reach of 71". Regarding takedowns, Paddy Pimblett is able to stop 10% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is getting his opponent to the mat on 10% of the times he tries. Vargas is finishing his takedown tries on 25% of his attempts and deflects 25% of the takedowns his opponents try. Concerning striking, Pimblett is absorbing 5.66 strikes per minute and he is landing 10.64 per min. Vargas, moreover, is absorbing 1.88 strikes per min and connects on 3.85 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Alexander Volkov (-120)
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