Tim Elliott vs Tagir Ulanbekov Pick, 3/5/2022 Predictions UFC 272 Odds
Tim Elliott vs Tagir Ulanbekov
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, March 5, 2022
Tim Elliott will take on Tagir Ulanbekov at UFC 272 on Saturday, March 5, 2022. The opener has Elliott at +205 while Ulanbekov is priced at -255.
Tim Elliott Elliott walks into the Octagon holding a mark of 18-12-1. The 35-year-old records a weight of 125 lbs and stands 5'7". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 66". Tagir Ulanbekov Ulanbekov comes in at 5'7" and will fight at 125 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 14-1-0. The 30-year-old reaches 70". In the category of significant strikes, Tim Elliott is landing 3.45 per min and Tagir Ulanbekov connects on 2.13 significant strikes per minute. Elliott connects on 44% of the significant strikes he throws and Ulanbekov lands 39%. In terms of defending in the cage, Elliott takes 2.63 significant strikes per min while Ulanbekov absorbs 2.40. Elliott also stops 57% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Ulanbekov thwarts 52% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC 272||Tim Elliott||Tagir Ulanbekov|
|Average Fight Time||12:23||15:00|
|Weight||125 lbs||125 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.45||2.13|
Regarding takedowns, Tim Elliott is the lesser skilled grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 3.79 times per 15 min. Elliott is scoring a takedown on 45% of his attempts and is stopping 56% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Ulanbekov is finishing his takedowns on 56% of his takedown tries and thwarting 55% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Regarding submissions, Elliott is the more skilled fighter by trying 1.1 finishes per 3 rounds while Ulanbekov goes for 0.5 finishes per 15 min.
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In his last fight, Tim Elliott faced Matheus Nicolau and wound up losing the fight via unanimous decision in round 3. Nicolau ended up landing 128 of 176 total strikes that he let go. Elliott ended the night having landed 105 of 255 total strikes. When it comes to significant strikes, Nicolau landed 64 of 109, which gave him a rate of 58%. He finished the fight landing 28 of 63 significant strikes aimed at the head. Statistically, Elliott ended up landing 32% of his significant strikes by connecting on 70 of 215. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he was 39 of 160 to the head. 100% of the significant strikes connected on by Nicolau and 88% of them connected on by Elliott were done at a distance.
In the last Octagon appearance for Tagir Ulanbekov, he faced off with Allan Nascimento and wound up taking home the victory by way of split decision in round 3. Nascimento connected on 56% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Ulanbekov landed 44% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Ulanbekov connected on 45% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 18 of 40. He landed 16 of 37 significant strikes directed at the head. Nascimento ended up landing 25 of 37 significant strikes in that battle. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he ended up landing 13 of 24 aimed at the head. In regard to total strikes that he let go in that contest, Nascimento ended up landing 74 of 86 while Ulanbekov was 62 of 87 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Devonte Smith faces off against Ludovit Klein. Smith steps into the Octagon holding a mark of 11-3-0. The 28-year-old tips the scales at 155 lbs and comes in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 76". Klein stands 5'7" and is fighting at 155 lbs. The southpaw fighter steps into the cage holding a record of 17-4-0. The 27-year-old reaches 72". When it comes to grappling, Devonte Smith takes his opponents to the canvas 0.53 times per 15 min while Ludovit Klein takes his opponents to the mat 2.10 times per 3 rds. When talking about striking, Smith connects for an average of 5.10 strikes per min and is landing 52% out of all the strikes he attempts. The other guy in this fight is Ludovit Klein, who tags his opponent on 52% of the strikes he has attempted and lands an average of 3.35 per min.
One more can't miss bout is when Michal Oleksiejczuk is set to enter the Octagon with Dustin Jacoby. Jacoby looks to add a win to his total of 16-5-1. The 33-year-old weighs in at 205 lbs and measures 6'3". The orthodox fighter stretches 76". Oleksiejczuk stands in at 6'0" and will fight at 205 lbs. The southpaw fighter walks into the Octagon with a mark of 16-4-0. The 27-year-old stretches 74". Regarding wrestling, Dustin Jacoby prevents 58% of the takedowns his opponents try and is finishing his takedowns on 40% of his tries. Oleksiejczuk is taking his opponents down on 40% of his attempts and prevents 47% of the takedowns his opponents try. With reference to striking, Jacoby is taking 3.63 strikes per minute and he is dealing 5.20 per minute. Oleksiejczuk, notwithstanding, takes 3.74 strikes per minute and is dishing out 4.80 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tim Elliott (+205)
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