Diana Belbita vs Gloria de Paula Pick, 2/19/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 48 Odds
Diana Belbita vs Gloria de Paula
UFC Vegas 48
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, February 19, 2022
Diana Belbita will battle Gloria de Paula at UFC Vegas 48 on Saturday, February 19, 2022. The moneyline has Belbita priced at -110 while Paula is at -110.
Diana "The Warrior Princess" Belbita comes into this bout holding a record of 14-6-0. The 25-year-old is fighting at 125 lbs and comes in at 5'7". The orthodox fighter stretches 68". Gloria "Glorinha" de Paula measures 5'5" and weighs 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to her career record of 5-4-0. The 26-year-old extends her reach 67". Regarding significant strikes, Diana Belbita connects on 6.72 per minute and Gloria de Paula connects on 3.39 significant strikes per min. Belbita is landing 46% of the significant strikes she attempts and de Paula lands 54%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "The Warrior Princess" takes 6.33 significant strikes per min while "Glorinha" absorbs 1.52. Belbita also thwarts 51% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her and de Paula stops 65% of the shots thrown in her direction.
|UFC Vegas 48||Diana Belbita||Gloria de Paula|
|Average Fight Time||10:54||10:20|
|Weight||125 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||6.72||3.39|
In terms of takedowns, Diana Belbita is the more efficient grappler as she takes her opponents to the mat 0.92 times per 3 rds. Belbita is getting her opponent to the mat on 66% of her tries and stuffing 65% of the takedowns her opponents try. de Paula is taking her opponents to the canvas on 20% of the takedowns she tries and defending 66% of the attempts against her. Regarding going for the sub, Belbita is not as skilled of a technician by trying 0.5 submissions per 15 minutes while de Paula looks to get 1.0 finish per 3 rds.
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In her last appearance in the Octagon, Diana Belbita went up against Hannah Goldy and ended up getting the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Goldy landed 107 of 198 total strikes that she let go in that contest. Belbita finished this fight landing 126 of 222 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Goldy ended up landing 92 of 182, which gave her a rate of 50%. She ended up landing 56 of 137 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Belbita landed 55% of her significant strikes by sticking 117 of 211. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she landed 68 of 152 pointed at the head. 63% of the significant strikes landed by Goldy and 86% of them connected on by Belbita were done at distance.
In the last bout for Gloria de Paula, she fought Cheyanne Vlismas and was defeated by a kick to the head in round 1. Vlismas ended up landing 36% of the significant strikes she took from distance and Paula connected on 100% of the significant strikes she took from distance. Paula connected on 62% of the significant strikes she attempted by connecting on 5 of 8. She landed 5 of 8 significant strikes to the head. Vlismas connected on 11 of 16 significant strikes in that fight. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, she connected on 11 of 15 directed at the head. In terms of the strikes she fired off in this contest, Vlismas ended up connecting on 11 of 16 while Paula connected on 8 of 11 total strikes.
Other fights to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Jessica-Rose Clark takes on Stephanie Egger. Clark comes into this bout with a mark of 11-6-0. The 34-year-old steps on the scale at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'5". The orthodox fighter reaches 64". Egger comes in at 5'6" and weighs 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to her total of 6-2-0. The 33-year-old extends her reach 68". In terms of takedowns, Jessica-Rose Clark gets a takedown 1.68 times per 15 min and Stephanie Egger is able to score a takedown 2.01 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Clark lands an average of 4.10 strikes/minute and is landing 52% out of all the strikes she attempts. On the other side of the cage we have Stephanie Egger, who lands 52% of the strikes she attempts and lands an average of 1.74 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Jamahal Hill is set to enter the Octagon with Johnny Walker. Walker walks into the Octagon with a record of 18-6-0. The 29-year-old records a weight of 205 lbs and comes in at 6'6". The orthodox fighter stretches 82". Hill stands 6'4" and is fighting at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter comes into this fight with a mark of 9-1-0. The 30-year-old has an arm span of 79". Concerning grappling, Johnny Walker thwarts 62% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is taking his opponents down on 80% of his tries. Hill is finishing his takedown tries on 20% of his tries and prevents 60% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the category of striking, Walker is absorbing 2.81 strikes/minute and he is connecting on 3.42 strikes/min. Hill, moreover, is taking 3.68 strikes per minute and is dealing 7.45 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Diana Belbita (-110)
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