Muslim Salikhov vs Michel Pereira Pick, 1/15/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 46 Odds
Muslim Salikhov vs Michel Pereira
UFC Vegas 46
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Muslim Salikhov will take on Michel Pereira at UFC Vegas 46 on Saturday, January 15, 2022. The opener has Salikhov at +100 while Pereira is coming in at -125.
Muslim "King of Kung Fu" Salikhov has a record of 18-2-0. The 37-year-old is fighting at 170 lbs and comes in at 5'11". The orthodox fighter has a wingspan of 70". Michel "Demolidor" Pereira measures in at 6'1" and tips the scales at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 26-11-0. The 28-year-old has a reach of 73". Regarding significant strikes, Muslim Salikhov is landing 3.13 per min and Michel Pereira connects on 4.22 significant strikes per minute. Salikhov lands 48% of the significant strikes he tries while Pereira is connecting on 55%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "King of Kung Fu" takes 2.36 significant strikes per min while "Demolidor" takes 3.28. Salikhov also thwarts 68% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way and Pereira prevents 58% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 46||Muslim Salikhov||Michel Pereira|
|Average Fight Time||11:10||12:26|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.13||4.22|
In the wrestling category, Muslim Salikhov is the lesser skilled grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 1.12 times per 3 rounds. Salikhov is taking his opponents to the canvas on 38% of the times he tries and defending 81% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Pereira is finishing his takedown attempts on 62% of his takedown tries and is stuffing 80% of the attempts against him. In terms of going for the submission, Salikhov is less apt at going for the finish by trying 0.4 finishes per 3 rds while Pereira attempts 0.8 finishes per 15 min.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Muslim Salikhov fought Francisco Trinaldo and ended up getting the win by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Trinaldo ended up landing 51 of 148 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Salikhov finished this fight landing 71 of 129 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Trinaldo landed 39 of 128, which means his percentage was 30%. He landed 22 of 101 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Salikhov ended up landing 52% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 62 of 118. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he connected on 29 of 84 to the head. 87% of the significant strikes landed by Trinaldo and 77% of them connected on by Salikhov were done at a distance.
In the last bout for Michel Pereira, he battled Niko Price and ended up getting the victory in the fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Price ended up landing 85% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Pereira ended up landing 69% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Pereira ended up landing 59% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 92 of 154. He ended up landing 52 of 106 significant strikes aimed at the head. Price ended up landing 76 of 180 significant strikes in that fight. Of those significant strikes, he connected on 40 of 130 directed at the head. In regard to total strikes attempted in that fight, Price was 120 of 229 while Pereira ended up landing 115 of 180 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts on the card to watch out for
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Brandon Royval opposes Rogerio Bontorin. Royval looks to add a victory to his career record of 12-6-0. The 29-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and measures 5'9". The southpaw fighter stretches 68". Bontorin measures 5'5" and weighs in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his total of 17-3-0. The 29-year-old has a reach of 67". In the grappling category, Brandon Royval scores a takedown 1.16 times per 15 minutes while Rogerio Bontorin is able to score a takedown 1.68 times per 15 min. When it comes to striking, Royval lands an average of 3.44 strikes/minute and is landing 41% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side we have Rogerio Bontorin, who connects on 53% of the strikes he has thrown and lands an average of 2.82 per min.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Chase Sherman is set to encounter Jake Collier. Collier comes into this fight holding a mark of 12-6-0. The 33-year-old will fight at 230 lbs and measures 6'3". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 78". Sherman measures in at 6'4" and tips the scales at 250 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 15-8-0. The 32-year-old reaches 78". Regarding takedowns, Jake Collier defends against 67% of the takedowns his opponents go for and is finishing his takedowns on 21% of his tries. Sherman is taking his opponents down on 10% of the tries he takes and deflects 82% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With regard to striking, Collier is absorbing 4.44 strikes per min while he lands 5.52 strikes per minute. Sherman, notwithstanding, is taking 6.33 strikes per min and is landing 6.24 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Michel Pereira (-125)
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