Jordan Wright vs Marc-Andre Barriault Pick, 4/23/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 52 Odds
Jordan Wright vs Marc-Andre Barriault
UFC Vegas 52
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Jordan Wright will take on Marc-Andre Barriault at UFC Vegas 52 on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The opener has Wright at +135 while Barriault is coming in at -160.
Jordan "The Beverly Hills Ninja" Wright will be looking to add a victory to his career total of 12-2-0 (1 NC). The 30-year-old is fighting at 185 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 77". Marc-Andre "Powerbar" Barriault comes in at 6'1" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 13-5-0 (1 NC). The 32-year-old has a reach of 74". When talking about significant strikes, Jordan Wright is connecting on 8.09 per minute while Marc-Andre Barriault is connecting on 5.81 significant strikes per min. Wright lands 63% of the significant strikes he throws and Barriault is landing 46%. Concerning their defense in the Octagon, "The Beverly Hills Ninja" takes 8.29 significant strikes per minute and "Powerbar" allows 5.06. Wright also deflects 38% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt and Barriault is able to defend against 56% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 52||Jordan Wright||Marc-Andre Barriault|
|Record||12-2-0 (1 NC)||13-5-0 (1 NC)|
|Average Fight Time||2:00||12:09|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||8.09||5.81|
Regarding grappling, Jordan Wright is not as effective of a wrestler as he gets a takedown 0.20 times per 3 rounds. Wright is taking his opponents to the canvas on 10% of his attempts and is defending 80% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Barriault is finishing his takedown attempts on 25% of his takedown attempts and stopping 70% of the tries against him. Regarding going for the sub, Wright is the more capable of the two fighters by trying 0.4 finishes per 15 min while Barriault attempts 0.2 finishes per 3 rds.
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In his last fight, Jordan Wright fought Bruno Silva and took a loss on the night via a punch to the head in round 1. Silva ended up landing 22 of 33 total strikes attempted in that contest. Wright finished this fight landing 22 of 28 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Silva ended up landing 19 of 29, which means his percentage was 65%. He ended up landing 18 of 28 significant strikes directed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Wright ended up landing 76% of his significant strikes by sticking 20 of 26. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he landed 9 of 15 pointed at the head. 42% of the significant strikes connected on by Silva and 55% of them connected on by Wright were thrown at distance.
In the last fight for Marc-Andre Barriault, he battled Chidi Njokuani and walked away with a loss by a punch to the head in round 1. Njokuani landed 36% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Barriault ended up landing 100% of his significant strikes at distance. Barriault ended up landing 100% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 2 of 2. He ended up landing 1 of 1 significant strikes directed at the head. Njokuani ended up landing 11 of 11 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up connecting on 9 of 9 directed at the head. In terms of the strikes he fired off in this contest, Njokuani connected on 13 of 13 while Barriault landed 2 of 2 of the strikes he threw in total.
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One more match to look forward to is when Dwight Grant faces off with Sergey Khandozhko. Grant steps into the cage with a mark of 11-4-0. The 37-year-old is weighing in at 170 lbs and stands 6'1". The switch fighter has an arm span of 76". Khandozhko comes in at 6'1" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 27-6-1. The 29-year-old reaches 74". In the grappling category, Dwight Grant takes his opponents to the mat 0.60 times per 3 rds and Sergey Khandozhko takes his opponents down 0.50 times per 15 minutes. Regarding striking, Grant tags his opponents 3.10 strikes/min and is connecting on 33% of the strikes that he throws. The other fighter in this bout is Sergey Khandozhko, who is landing 42% of the strikes he has thrown and lands an average of 2.83 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Ike Villanueva is set to fight Tyson Pedro. Pedro will be looking to add a victory to his total of 7-3-0. The 30-year-old weighs 205 lbs and stands 6'3". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 79". Villanueva comes in at 6'1" and is weighing in at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 18-13-0. The 38-year-old has a wingspan of 73". Concerning wrestling, Tyson Pedro is able to thwart 52% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is finishing his takedowns on 25% of the times he tries. Villanueva is finishing his takedowns on 50% of the attempts he tries and defends against 80% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the category of striking, Pedro is absorbing 2.55 strikes per minute while he is landing 2.70 strikes/min. Villanueva, on the other hand, takes 7.91 strikes per minute and deals 4.35 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Jordan Wright (+135)
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