Elise Reed vs Sam Hughes Pick, 5/21/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 55 Odds
Elise Reed vs Sam Hughes
UFC Vegas 55
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, May 21, 2022
Elise Reed will take on Sam Hughes at UFC Vegas 55 on Saturday, May 21, 2022. The opening line has Reed coming in at -162 while Hughes is at +130.
Elise Reed looks to add a win to her total of 5-1-0. The 29-year-old is weighing in at 115 lbs and measures 5'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 63". Sam "Sampage" Hughes stands in at 5'5" and will fight at 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter holds a career mark of 6-4-0. The 29-year-old reaches 64". When talking about significant strikes, Elise Reed lands 4.09 per minute and Sam Hughes is landing 3.96 significant strikes per minute. Reed is connecting on 53% of the significant strikes she tries while Hughes is landing 45%. When it comes to defending in the Octagon, Reed allows 4.36 significant strikes per min while "Sampage" allows 5.70. Reed also stops 59% of the significant strikes her opponents throw her way while Hughes thwarts 53% of the shots thrown in her direction.
|UFC Vegas 55||Elise Reed||Sam Hughes|
|Average Fight Time||9:25||12:30|
|Weight||115 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.09||3.96|
Concerning takedowns, Elise Reed is the not as competent as a grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 0.30 times per 15 minutes. Reed is scoring a takedown on 10% of her tries and thwarting 55% of the takedowns her opponents try. Hughes is scoring a takedown on 25% of the takedowns she tries and is stopping 41% of the attempts against her. Regarding sub attempts, Reed is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 0.5 subs per 3 rounds while Hughes goes for 0.7 subs per 3 rounds.
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The last time she fought, Elise Reed squared up with Cory McKenna and ended up getting the victory in the fight by split decision in round 3. McKenna ended up landing 99 of 216 total strikes attempted in that contest. Reed walked away from this fight having landed 121 of 193 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, McKenna ended up landing 60 of 160, which gave her a percentage of 37%. She finished the fight landing 53 of 150 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Reed landed 54% of her significant strikes by sticking 76 of 140. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she connected on 44 of 98 to the head. 80% of the significant strikes landed by McKenna and 92% of them landed by Reed were tallied at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Sam Hughes, she fought Istela Nunes and got a win for the night by way of majority decision in round 3. Nunes landed 93% of the significant strikes she attempted at distance and Hughes landed 77% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. Hughes ended up landing 41% of her significant strikes attempted by connecting on 76 of 182. She ended up landing 67 of 167 significant strikes aimed at the head. Nunes landed 89 of 228 significant strikes in that fight. Of all the significant strikes, she connected on 52 of 173 aimed at the head. Discussing the total strikes thrown in this fight, Nunes was 90 of 229 while Hughes was 151 of 257 total strikes.
Other bouts to keep an eye on
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Santiago Ponzinibbio fights Michel Pereira. Ponzinibbio walks into the Octagon with a record of 29-5-0. The 35-year-old will fight at 170 lbs and comes in at 6'0". The orthodox fighter reaches 73". Pereira stands in at 6'1" and will fight at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 27-11-0 (2 NC). The 28-year-old reaches 73". Concerning takedowns, Santiago Ponzinibbio gets his opposition to the mat 0.51 times per 15 min while Michel Pereira is averaging a takedown 1.84 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Ponzinibbio is landing 4.79 strikes per minute and is connecting on 40% of his attempted strikes. On the other side we have Michel Pereira, who tags the opposition on 55% of the strikes that he throws and connects for an average of 4.71 per minute.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Dusko Todorovic is set to square up against Chidi Njokuani. Njokuani comes into this bout with a record of 21-7-0 (1 NC). The 33-year-old will fight at 185 lbs and stands in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 80". Todorovic stands in at 6'1" and tips the scales at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 11-2-0. The 27-year-old reaches 74". In the category of takedowns, Chidi Njokuani is preventing 78% of the takedowns fighters have tried and is taking his opponents to the mat on 10% of his tries. Todorovic is taking his opponents to the mat on 9% of the attempts he tries and is able to defend against 50% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. In the matter of striking, Njokuani takes 1.53 strikes/min while he is dishing out 3.91 strikes per minute. Todorovic, moreover, absorbs 4.96 strikes per minute and dishes out 5.80 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Elise Reed (-162)
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