Cub Swanson vs Jonathan Martinez Pick, 10/15/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 62 Odds
Cub Swanson vs Jonathan Martinez
UFC Vegas 62
APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Cub Swanson will enter the Octagon with Jonathan Martinez at UFC Vegas 62 on Saturday, October 15, 2022. The opening odds have Swanson at +165 while Martinez is coming in at -195.
Cub Swanson will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 28-12-0. The 38-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter stretches 70". Jonathan "Dragon" Martinez comes in at 5'8" and weighs 135 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 16-4-0. The 28-year-old has a wingspan of 70". In the category of significant strikes, Cub Swanson is landing 4.66 per min while Jonathan Martinez connects on 4.72 significant strikes per minute. Swanson lands 50% of the significant strikes he attempts and Martinez lands 48%. When it comes to defending themselves, Swanson takes 3.65 significant strikes per min and "Dragon" takes 3.77. Swanson also defends against 60% of the significant strikes that are directed at him while Martinez is able to deflect 60% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 62||Cub Swanson||Jonathan Martinez|
|Average Fight Time||11:32||13:47|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.66||4.72|
In terms of wrestling, Cub Swanson is averaging more takedowns in the cage as he scores a takedown 1.08 times per 3 rds. Swanson is finishing his takedown attempts on 51% of the times he tries and stuffing 61% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Martinez is taking his opponents to the mat on 50% of the takedowns he attempts and stuffing 73% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. When it comes to subbing the opposition, Swanson is the more skilled of the two fighters by trying 0.5 submissions per 3 rounds while Martinez looks to get 0.3 submissions per 3 rds.
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In his last fight, Cub Swanson squared up with Darren Elkins and ended up getting the victory via a punch to the head in round 1. Elkins ended up landing 5 of 22 total strikes attempted in that fight. Swanson walked away from this fight having landed 18 of 30 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Elkins ended up landing 2 of 19, which means his percentage was 10%. He ended up landing 2 of 18 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Swanson ended up landing 60% of his significant strikes by landing 18 of 30. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 16 of 28 aimed at the head. 100% of the significant strikes landed by Elkins and 88% of them connected on by Swanson were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Jonathan Martinez, he battled Vince Morales and took home the victory by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Morales ended up connecting on 94% of his significant strikes at distance and Martinez connected on 97% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Martinez ended up landing 57% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 88 of 154. He landed 41 of 98 significant strikes directed at the head. Morales landed 51 of 153 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 33 of 127 to the head. Relating to total strikes thrown, Morales connected on 62 of 164 and Martinez landed 88 of 154 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to watch
One more match to look forward to is when Askar Askarov meets Brandon Royval. Askarov comes into this bout holding a record of 14-1-1. The 30-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'6". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 67". Royval measures 5'9" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 14-6-0. The 30-year-old stretches 68". In the grappling category, Askar Askarov gets a takedown 2.60 times per 15 minutes and Brandon Royval gets a takedown 0.70 times per 15 min. In terms of striking, Askarov connects for an average of 3.05 strikes per min and is connecting on 54% of his attempted strikes. Joining him in the Octagon is Brandon Royval, who is landing 36% of the strikes that he throws and is connecting on 3.32 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Dusko Todorovic is set to square up with Jordan Wright. Wright looks to add a victory to his career record of 12-3-0 (1 NC). The 31-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter stretches 77". Todorovic stands 6'1" and weighs 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 11-3-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 74". In the category of takedowns, Jordan Wright is thwarting 85% of his opponents' takedown attempts and is taking his opponents to the canvas on 40% of his tries. Todorovic is taking his opponents to the mat on 14% of his attempts and defends against 50% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. In the matter of striking, Wright takes 7.61 strikes/minute while he is landing 7.37 per minute. Todorovic, notwithstanding, is absorbing 4.77 strikes/minute and dishes out 5.36 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Cub Swanson (+165)
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