Raphael Assuncao vs Victor Henry Pick, 10/15/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 62 Odds
Raphael Assuncao vs Victor Henry
UFC Vegas 62
APEX in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Raphael Assuncao will battle Victor Henry at UFC Vegas 62 on Saturday, October 15, 2022. The line has Assuncao at +275 while Henry is priced at -330.
Raphael Assuncao walks into the cage with a mark of 27-9-0. The 40-year-old is weighing in at 135 lbs and measures 5'5". The orthodox fighter stretches 66". Victor "La Mangosta" Henry comes in at 5'7" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The switch fighter has a mark of 22-5-0. The 35-year-old has a reach of 68". Concerning significant strikes, Raphael Assuncao is connecting on 3.20 per min while Victor Henry is landing 12.07 significant strikes per min. Assuncao is landing 40% of the significant strikes he throws while Henry is landing 51%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, Assuncao takes 2.34 significant strikes per min and "La Mangosta" absorbs 8.93. Assuncao also thwarts 68% of the significant strikes that are directed at him and Henry deflects 51% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 62||Raphael Assuncao||Victor Henry|
|Average Fight Time||12:19||15:00|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.20||12.07|
In terms of grappling, Raphael Assuncao is the more effective grappler as he gets a takedown 1.44 times per 3 rounds. Assuncao is finishing his takedown attempts on 38% of his attempts and is stopping 77% of takedowns his opponents have tried. Henry is taking his opponents to the mat on 15% of the takedowns he attempts and is stuffing 85% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Assuncao is the more skilled technician by going for 0.3 finishes per 15 minutes while Henry tries 0.1 finishes per 15 minutes.
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In his last fight, Raphael Assuncao went up against Ricky Simon and ended up losing the fight by way of a punch to the head in round 2. Simon ended up landing 27 of 41 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Assuncao ended the night having landed 10 of 28 total strikes. In the significant strikes category, Simon ended up landing 18 of 30, which gave him a percentage of 60%. He landed 13 of 25 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Assuncao ended up landing 28% of his significant strikes by sticking 7 of 25. Of those significant strikes, he was 1 of 17 pointed at the head. 55% of the significant strikes landed by Simon and 100% of them connected on by Assuncao were thrown at a distance.
In the last fight for Victor Henry, he battled Raoni Barcelos and ended up getting the victory by way of unanimous decision in round 3. Barcelos ended up landing 93% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance while Henry ended up landing 90% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Henry landed 51% of the significant strikes he attempted by connecting on 181 of 352. He connected on 102 of 252 significant strikes to the head. Barcelos ended up landing 134 of 277 significant strikes in that battle. Out of all the significant strikes thrown, he landed 107 of 244 directed at the head. In regard to the strikes he fired off in this contest, Barcelos ended up connecting on 134 of 277 and Henry connected on 222 of 397 total strikes.
Other fights to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Tatsuro Taira opposes CJ Vergara. Taira steps into the cage holding a record of 11-0-0. The 22-year-old weighs in at 125 lbs and stands 5'7". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 70". Vergara measures in at 5'6" and is fighting at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career record of 10-3-1. The 31-year-old has a wingspan of 68". When it comes to grappling, Tatsuro Taira takes his opponents down 1.00 times per 3 rds while CJ Vergara takes his opponents down 0.50 times per 3 rds. Regarding striking, Taira connects on 3.80 strikes per min and is connecting on 65% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other guy in this fight is CJ Vergara, who lands 55% of his attempted strikes and is landing 5.67 per min.
An additional fight that you're going to want to see is when Pete Rodriguez is set to face off with Mike Jackson. Jackson will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 1-1-0 (1 NC). The 37-year-old will fight at 170 lbs and stands 6'2". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 74". Rodriguez comes in at 5'9" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The switch fighter walks into the Octagon holding a record of 4-1-0. The 25-year-old has a reach of 71". Concerning grappling, Mike Jackson is stopping 88% of the takedowns his opponents try and is taking his opponents down on 50% of his attempts. Rodriguez is taking his opponents to the mat on 15% of the tries he takes and is able to deflect 15% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. With reference to striking, Jackson absorbs 2.91 strikes/minute while he is landing 4.33 strikes per minute. Rodriguez, moreover, is taking 14.41 strikes/minute and dishes out 8.38 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Raphael Assuncao (+275)
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