Javid Basharat vs Mateus Mendonca Pick, 1/14/2023 Predictions UFC Vegas 67 Odds
Javid Basharat vs Mateus Mendonca
UFC Vegas 67
UFC Apex in Las Vegas
Saturday, January 14, 2023
Javid Basharat will enter the Octagon with Mateus Mendonca at UFC Vegas 67 on Saturday, January 14, 2023. The opener has Basharat at -350 while Mendonca is at +290.
Javid "The Snow Leopard" Basharat walks into the Octagon holding a record of 13-0-0. The 27-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'9". The orthodox fighter stretches 69". Mateus "Bocao" Mendonca stands 5'6" and steps on the scale at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a record of 10-0-0. The 23-year-old has an arm span of 71". With respect to significant strikes, Javid Basharat lands 5.41 per min while Mateus Mendonca connects on 11.25 significant strikes per min. Basharat is connecting on 56% of the significant strikes he attempts while Mendonca is landing 75%. When it comes to the fighter's defense, "The Snow Leopard" allows 2.42 significant strikes per minute while "Bocao" takes 5.00. Basharat also defends against 66% of the significant strikes his opponents throw his way while Mendonca stops 60% of the shots thrown in his direction.
|UFC Vegas 67||Javid Basharat||Mateus Mendonca|
|Average Fight Time||14:44||0:48|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||5.41||11.25|
When it comes to wrestling, Javid Basharat is the more capable grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 1.70 times per 3 rounds. Basharat is finishing his takedown attempts on 55% of the times he tries and is stopping 87% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Mendonca is scoring a takedown on 15% of the takedowns he attempts and stuffing 15% of the attempts against him. Regarding going for the sub, Basharat is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.3 submissions per 15 min while Mendonca attempts 0.6 submissions per 3 rounds.
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In his last bout, Javid Basharat went up against Tony Gravely and took home the win via unanimous decision in round 3. Gravely landed 39 of 119 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Basharat finished this fight landing 106 of 177 total strikes. In the category of significant strikes, Gravely landed 33 of 113, which gave him a percentage of 29%. He finished the fight landing 17 of 84 significant strikes to the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Basharat landed 53% of his significant strikes by sticking 80 of 149. Of those significant strikes, he landed 50 of 113 pointed at the head. 90% of the significant strikes landed by Gravely and 86% of them connected on by Basharat were done at a distance.
In the last bout for Mateus Mendonca, he went up against Ashiek Ajim and ended up getting the victory by way of a punch to the head in round 1. Ajim connected on 100% of his significant strikes at distance and Mendonca connected on 88% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Mendonca ended up connecting on 75% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 9 of 12. He ended up connecting on 5 of 8 significant strikes to the head. Ajim ended up landing 4 of 10 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up landing 2 of 8 aimed at the head. When discussing total strikes thrown, Ajim was 4 of 10 while Mendonca was 9 of 12 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to watch
Another fight that you're going to want to watch is when Allan Nascimento goes up against Carlos Hernandez. Nascimento comes into this bout with a mark of 19-6-0. The 31-year-old is weighing in at 125 lbs and stands in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 69". Hernandez comes in at 5'8" and records a weight of 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his career total of 8-1-0. The 29-year-old extends his reach 67". When it comes to grappling, Allan Nascimento gets a takedown 1.20 times per 15 min while Carlos Hernandez takes his opponents to the canvas 1.00 times per 15 minutes. Regarding striking, Nascimento is landing 3.31 strikes/min and is landing 61% of the strikes that he throws. The other guy in this fight is Carlos Hernandez, who is connecting on 47% of the strikes he attempts and lands 5.37 per min.
If you're into fun fights, you're going to want to see when Jimmy Flick is set to face off with Charles Johnson. Johnson will be looking to add a victory to his career record of 12-3-0. The 31-year-old will fight at 125 lbs and stands 5'9". The switch fighter extends his reach 70". Flick measures 5'7" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter steps into the Octagon holding a record of 16-5-0. The 32-year-old reaches 68". In terms of grappling, Charles Johnson deflects 56% of his opponents' takedown tries and is taking his opponents to the mat on 15% of his tries. Flick is finishing his takedown tries on 50% of the tries he takes and is able to curb 15% of the takedowns his opponents try. In the category of striking, Johnson takes 4.37 strikes/min and he deals 4.23 strikes/minute. Flick, at the same time, is absorbing 2.30 strikes per minute and is landing 1.99 per min.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Mateus Mendonca (+290)
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