Paddy Pimblett vs Jordan Leavitt Pick, 7/23/2022 Predictions UFC London Odds
Paddy Pimblett vs Jordan Leavitt
O2 Arena in London, England
Saturday, July 23, 2022
Paddy Pimblett will face off with Jordan Leavitt at UFC London on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The opening moneyline has Pimblett coming in at -250 while Leavitt is priced at +210.
Paddy "The Baddy" Pimblett walks into the Octagon holding a record of 18-3-0. The 27-year-old will fight at 155 lbs and measures in at 5'10". The orthodox fighter has a reach of 73". Jordan "The Monkey King" Leavitt stands in at 5'9" and is weighing in at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 10-1-0. The 27-year-old stretches 71". Regarding significant strikes, Paddy Pimblett is landing 6.07 per minute while Jordan Leavitt is landing 2.49 significant strikes per min. Pimblett connects on 57% of the significant strikes he throws and Leavitt is landing 61%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "The Baddy" takes 3.89 significant strikes per minute and "The Monkey King" absorbs 1.82. Pimblett also curbs 46% of the significant strikes that are thrown his way while Leavitt is able to thwart 53% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC London||Paddy Pimblett||Jordan Leavitt|
|Average Fight Time||4:07||8:20|
|Weight||155 lbs||155 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||6.07||2.49|
In the wrestling category, Paddy Pimblett is the better wrestler as he takes his opponents to the mat 1.82 times per 3 rounds. Pimblett is getting his opponent to the mat on 25% of his attempts and stuffing 15% of the takedowns his opponents try. Leavitt is finishing his takedown tries on 26% of his takedown attempts and is stuffing 33% of all takedowns attempted on him. Regarding going for the sub, Pimblett is the more apt fighter by trying 1.8 subs per 15 min while Leavitt attempts 1.4 subs per 15 min.
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In his last bout, Paddy Pimblett went up against Kazula Vargas and ended up getting the victory by way of rear naked choke in round 1. Vargas landed 16 of 21 total strikes that he threw in that fight. Pimblett finished this fight landing 5 of 8 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Vargas ended up landing 7 of 9, which gave him a rate of 77%. He finished the fight landing 5 of 7 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Pimblett ended up landing 50% of the significant strikes he threw by landing 3 of 6. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he was 1 of 4 pointed at the head. 28% of the significant strikes landed by Vargas and 66% of them landed by Pimblett were thrown at distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Jordan Leavitt, he fought Trey Ogden and ended up getting the win by way of split decision in round 3. Ogden ended up connecting on 92% of his significant strikes at distance while Leavitt landed 100% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Leavitt ended up landing 65% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 69 of 105. He connected on 6 of 21 significant strikes aimed at the head. Ogden connected on 41 of 90 significant strikes in that contest. Out of those significant strikes, he connected on 10 of 46 aimed at the head. Discussing total strikes that he let go, Ogden landed 130 of 182 while Leavitt connected on 124 of 170 of all the strikes he threw.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Nikita Krylov opposes Alexander Gustafsson. Krylov steps into the Octagon with a mark of 27-9-0. The 30-year-old is weighing in at 205 lbs and stands in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 77". Gustafsson measures 6'5" and weighs in at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon with a record of 18-7-0. The 35-year-old has an arm span of 79". When it comes to grappling, Nikita Krylov takes his opponents down 1.43 times per 15 minutes and Alexander Gustafsson takes his opponents down 1.54 times per 15 minutes. When it comes to striking, Krylov is connecting on 4.35 strikes/min and is landing 56% of the strikes that he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Alexander Gustafsson, who lands 40% of the strikes that he throws and connects on 4.02 per minute.
Another must see fight on the night is when Volkan Oezdemir is set to square up with Paul Craig. Craig steps into the Octagon with a mark of 16-4-1. The 34-year-old is weighing in at 205 lbs and comes in at 6'3". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 76". Oezdemir comes in at 6'2" and steps on the scale at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter has a career record of 17-6-0. The 32-year-old extends his reach 75". Concerning grappling, Paul Craig stops 50% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is finishing his takedown attempts on 26% of the times he tries. Oezdemir is finishing his takedown tries on 18% of the attempts he tries and is able to defend against 80% of takedowns his opponents have tried. In the category of striking, Craig is absorbing 2.49 strikes/minute and he is dealing 2.51 strikes/minute. Oezdemir, on the other side, is taking 4.27 strikes/min and is dealing 4.75 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Paddy Pimblett (-250)
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