Marcelo Rojo vs Francis Marshall Pick, 12/3/2022 Predictions UFC Orlando Odds
Marcelo Rojo vs Francis Marshall
Amway Center in Orlando, FL
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Marcelo Rojo will face off with Francis Marshall at UFC Orlando on Saturday, December 3, 2022. The moneyline has Rojo at +145 while Marshall is coming in at -170.
Marcelo "Pitbull" Rojo has a mark of 16-9-0. The 34-year-old weighs in at 145 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 71". Francis Marshall measures in at 5'9" and steps on the scale at 145 lbs. The orthodox fighter walks into the Octagon with a record of 6-0-0. The 23-year-old has a wingspan of --. When talking about significant strikes, Marcelo Rojo is connecting on 4.90 per minute and Francis Marshall is landing 7.33 significant strikes per min. Rojo lands 36% of the significant strikes he throws and Marshall connects on 47%. In terms of defending in the cage, "Pitbull" allows 7.07 significant strikes per minute and Marshall allows 4.93. Rojo also curbs 51% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way and Marshall is able to stop 59% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Orlando||Marcelo Rojo||Francis Marshall|
|Average Fight Time||13:10||15:00|
|Weight||145 lbs||145 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||4.90||7.33|
In the category of takedowns, Marcelo Rojo is the lesser skilled wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 0.57 times per 3 rounds. Rojo is getting his opponent to the mat on 50% of his tries and defending 66% of all takedown tries against him. Marshall is getting his opponent to the mat on 60% of the takedowns he tries and is defending 15% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. When it comes to going for the sub, Rojo is the lesser skilled fighter by attempting 0.2 finishes per 3 rounds while Marshall attempts 0.6 finishes per 3 rds.
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In his last bout, Marcelo Rojo fought Kyler Phillips and walked away with a loss via a triangle armbar in round 3. Phillips ended up landing 90 of 176 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Rojo finished this fight landing 57 of 155 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Phillips landed 80 of 164, giving him a percentage of 48%. He finished the fight landing 52 of 135 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the cage, Rojo landed 35% of his significant strikes by landing 55 of 153. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 32 of 123 pointed at the head. 78% of the significant strikes landed by Phillips and 96% of them landed by Rojo were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Francis Marshall, he squared up with Connor Matthews and got a win for the night by unanimous decision in round 3. Matthews ended up landing 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance and Marshall ended up connecting on 91% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Marshall connected on 47% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 110 of 232. He connected on 101 of 221 significant strikes to the head. Matthews ended up connecting on 74 of 181 significant strikes in that contest. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 51 of 144 to the head. Regarding total strikes that he let go in that contest, Matthews connected on 87 of 202 and Marshall ended up landing 146 of 275 of the strikes he threw in total.
Other fights to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Angela Hill battles Emily Ducote. Hill walks into the cage holding a record of 14-12-0. The 37-year-old is fighting at 115 lbs and stands in at 5'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 64". Ducote stands 5'2" and weighs 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to her record of 12-6-0. The 28-year-old extends her reach 63". In terms of takedowns, Angela Hill is able to score a takedown 0.61 times per 15 minutes while Emily Ducote is able to score a takedown 0.30 times per 15 minutes. In the striking category, Hill tags his opponents 5.36 strikes per minute and connecting on 48% of her attempted strikes. On the other side of the cage we have Emily Ducote, who is landing 56% of the strikes she has attempted and is connecting on 7.73 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Amanda Ribas is set to square up in the Octagon with Tracy Cortez. Cortez looks to add a win to her total of 10-1-0. The 28-year-old weighs 125 lbs and stands 5'5". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 65". Ribas stands in at 5'3" and weighs 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 11-3-0. The 29-year-old extends her reach 66". In terms of grappling, Tracy Cortez is thwarting 71% of the takedowns her opponents go for and is scoring a takedown on 48% of her tries. Ribas is taking her opponents to the mat on 47% of the tries she takes and is able to defend against 88% of all takedown attempts. In the category of striking, Cortez takes 2.32 strikes per min while she is dealing 3.56 per minute. Ribas, notwithstanding, takes 2.57 strikes/minute and deals 4.46 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Marcelo Rojo (+145)
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