Irene Aldana vs Macy Chiasson Pick, 9/10/2022 Predictions UFC 279 Odds
Irene Aldana vs Macy Chiasson
T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, NV
Saturday, September 10, 2022
Irene Aldana will take on Macy Chiasson at UFC 279 on Saturday, September 10, 2022. The opener has Aldana at -170 while Chiasson is at +145.
Irene Aldana will be looking to add a win to her record of 13-6-0. The 34-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and stands in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 68". Macy Chiasson stands in at 5'11" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the cage with a record of 9-2-0. The 31-year-old extends her reach 72". Concerning significant strikes, Irene Aldana is connecting on 5.61 per minute while Macy Chiasson connects on 3.70 significant strikes per min. Aldana is connecting on 39% of the significant strikes she attempts and Chiasson is connecting on 45%. In terms of defending themselves, Aldana absorbs 5.94 significant strikes per min and Chiasson absorbs 2.56. Aldana also stops 60% of the significant strikes her opponents attempt and Chiasson is able to thwart 46% of the shots thrown in her direction.
|UFC 279||Irene Aldana||Macy Chiasson|
|Average Fight Time||13:47||10:34|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.61||3.70|
Regarding grappling, Irene Aldana is not as efficient of a wrestler as she is able to score a takedown 0.22 times per 15 min. Aldana is scoring a takedown on 50% of the times she tries and is stuffing 84% of the takedowns her opponents try. Chiasson is taking her opponents to the canvas on 33% of the takedowns she tries and is stuffing 64% of all takedowns attempted by her opposition. Regarding submission attempts, Aldana is less apt at going for the finish by attempting 0.1 subs per 3 rds while Chiasson goes for 0.4 subs per 15 min.
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The last time she stepped into the Octagon, Irene Aldana faced Yana Kunitskaya and wound up getting the win via a punch to the head while on the ground in round 1. Kunitskaya landed 30 of 58 total strikes that she let go in that fight. Aldana ended the night having landed 37 of 66 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Kunitskaya ended up landing 24 of 49, which gave her a rate of 48%. She landed 8 of 28 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the cage, Aldana landed 56% of her significant strikes by sticking 37 of 66. Of those significant strikes, she landed 28 of 53 pointed at the head. 75% of the significant strikes connected on by Kunitskaya and 35% of them connected on by Aldana were thrown at a distance.
In the last bout for Macy Chiasson, she went up against Norma Dumont and ended up getting the victory by split decision in round 3. Dumont ended up connecting on 73% of the significant strikes she took from distance while Chiasson landed 84% of the significant strikes she took from distance. Chiasson landed 35% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 32 of 89. She connected on 14 of 59 significant strikes to the head. Dumont landed 38 of 75 significant strikes in that contest. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, she ended up connecting on 27 of 60 aimed at the head. Discussing the strikes she fired off in this contest, Dumont ended up landing 96 of 136 and Chiasson ended up connecting on 131 of 194 of all the strikes she attempted.
Other bouts to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Norma Dumont meets Danyelle Wolf. Dumont comes into this bout with a mark of 7-2-0. The 31-year-old records a weight of 145 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter reaches 67". Wolf stands 5'11" and tips the scales at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her career record of 1-0-0. The 38-year-old extends her reach 70". In terms of takedowns, Norma Dumont gets a takedown 1.02 times per 15 minutes and Danyelle Wolf takes her opponents to the canvas 0.30 times per 15 minutes. When talking about striking, Dumont lands 3.67 strikes/minute and is connecting on 50% of her attempted strikes. Joining her in the Octagon is Danyelle Wolf, who lands 28% of the strikes she attempts and is connecting on 3.40 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Nate Diaz is set to encounter Khamzat Chimaev. Chimaev has a career mark of 11-0-0. The 28-year-old weighs in at 170 lbs and measures 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 75". Diaz measures in at 6'0" and records a weight of 170 lbs. The southpaw fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 21-13-0. The 37-year-old has a wingspan of 76". Concerning grappling, Khamzat Chimaev prevents 85% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is taking his opponents down on 66% of his tries. Diaz is taking his opponents down on 30% of his attempts and curbs 41% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Chimaev absorbs 4.30 strikes per min while he dishes out 7.89 strikes per min. Diaz, moreover, takes 3.73 strikes per min and is dishing out 4.51 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Irene Aldana (-170)
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