Ciryl Gane vs Tai Tuivasa Pick, 9/3/2022 Predictions UFC Paris Odds
Ciryl Gane vs Tai Tuivasa
Accor Arena in Paris, France
Saturday, September 3, 2022
Ciryl Gane will battle Tai Tuivasa at UFC Paris on Saturday, September 3, 2022. The odds have Gane at -540 while Tuivasa is coming in at +420.
Ciryl "Bon Gamin" Gane has a career record of 10-1-0. The 32-year-old will fight at 245 lbs and measures 6'4". The orthodox fighter stretches 81". Tai "Bam Bam" Tuivasa stands 6'2" and is fighting at 264 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 15-3-0. The 29-year-old stretches 75". In the category of significant strikes, Ciryl Gane lands 4.83 per min and Tai Tuivasa is landing 4.54 significant strikes per min. Gane lands 58% of the significant strikes he tries while Tuivasa is landing 52%. When it comes to defending in the cage, "Bon Gamin" absorbs 2.27 significant strikes per minute while "Bam Bam" allows 3.56. Gane also defends 62% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Tuivasa is able to deflect 48% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Paris||Ciryl Gane||Tai Tuivasa|
|Average Fight Time||16:20||6:31|
|Weight||245 lbs||264 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.83||4.54|
Concerning takedowns, Ciryl Gane is the more capable wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.69 times per 15 min. Gane is scoring a takedown on 22% of the times he tries and is defending 55% of the takedowns his opponents try. Tuivasa is finishing his takedown tries on 15% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 50% of the attempts against him. Regarding subbing opponents, Gane is the more capable of the two fighters by attempting 0.6 subs per 3 rounds while Tuivasa attempts 0.4 subs per 15 minutes.
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In his previous bout, Ciryl Gane squared up with Francis Ngannou and was on the losing end of this fight via unanimous decision in round 5. Ngannou landed 71 of 139 total strikes attempted in that contest. Gane finished this fight landing 79 of 107 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Ngannou ended up landing 43 of 104, which gave him a percentage of 41%. He landed 9 of 56 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Gane ended up landing 69% of his significant strikes by connecting on 63 of 91. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he was 15 of 32 pointed at the head. 79% of the significant strikes connected on by Ngannou and 90% of them landed by Gane were thrown at a distance.
In the last bout for Tai Tuivasa, he fought Derrick Lewis and wound up getting the win by way of elbows to the head in round 2. Lewis connected on 40% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Tuivasa landed 33% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Tuivasa landed 66% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 24 of 36. He ended up landing 12 of 22 significant strikes aimed at the head. Lewis connected on 27 of 43 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 24 of 39 to the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Lewis was 31 of 47 and Tuivasa ended up connecting on 35 of 47 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Robert Whittaker squares up with Marvin Vettori. Whittaker has a mark of 24-6-0. The 31-year-old weighs in at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 73". Vettori comes in at 6'0" and is fighting at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 18-5-1. The 28-year-old extends his reach 74". In terms of takedowns, Robert Whittaker gets a takedown 0.81 times per 15 min while Marvin Vettori is able to score a takedown 2.04 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Whittaker connects on 4.45 strikes per min and is landing 42% out of all the strikes he attempts. Joining him in the Octagon is Marvin Vettori, who is connecting on 45% of his attempted strikes and connects for an average of 4.35 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Roman Kopylov is set to face off with Alessio Di Chirico. Di Chirico looks to add a win to his career record of 13-6-0. The 32-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 74". Kopylov stands 6'0" and is fighting at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 8-2-0. The 31-year-old reaches 75". Concerning wrestling, Alessio Di Chirico curbs 83% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is taking his opponents to the mat on 45% of his tries. Kopylov is finishing his takedown tries on 33% of the tries he takes and stops 83% of all takedown tries against him. With regard to striking, Di Chirico absorbs 3.24 strikes per minute and he is dealing 3.30 strikes per minute. Kopylov, on the other side, is absorbing 3.93 strikes per minute and deals 2.72 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ciryl Gane (-540)
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